Starting Out Right, Part VI – The Scouting Gradient Alternative

LCGC North America, May 2000, Volume 18, Issue 05
Pages: 478–487

Columns | <b>Column: LC Troubleshooting</b>

A scouting gradient is a separation run under a standardized set of conditions and can be used to determine the complexity of a sample and estimate the difficulty of the separation. John Dolan tells why he believes using a scouting gradient is the best way to begin method development.