Analytical Chemistry

Analytical Chemistry in Our Lives

What analytical techniques are used in quality control for pharmaceuticals?

Some of the most commonly used analytical techniques in pharmaceutical quality control include infrared spectroscopy, UV/Visible spectrophotometry, melting point determination, reactions based on color changes, and various types of chromatography, including thin-layer chromatography, high-performance liquid chromatography, and gas chromatography.


The numbers on gas pump indicate octane ratings, which relate to the amount of compression a fuel can undergo before combusting.


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