Pharmaceutical Analysis International Edition,
Edition 5 Pharmaceutical Analysis International Edition
By David G. Watson, BSc, PhD, PGCE

Publication Date: 29 Jun 2020
Pharmaceutical analysis determines the purity, concentration, active compounds, shelf life, rate of absorption in the body, identity, stability, rate of release etc. of a drug. Testing a pharmaceutical product involves a variety of analyses, and the analytical processes described in this book are used in industries as diverse as food, beverages, cosmetics, detergents, metals, paints, water, agrochemicals, biotechnological products and pharmaceuticals. The mathematics involved is notoriously difficult, but this much-praised textbook, now revised and updated for its fifth edition, guides a student through the complexities with clear writing and the author’s expertise from many years’ teaching pharmacy students. Two new chapters have been added to the new edition covering methods used in the quality control of biotechnologically produced drugs, and electrochemical biosensors. There is continuous learning reinforcement throughout the book by way of worked calculation examples and self-assessment test questions.

Key Features

Worked calculation examplesSelf-assessment Additional problems (self tests)Practical boxesKey points boxes
About the author
By David G. Watson, BSc, PhD, PGCE, Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Control of the quality of analytical methods
Chapter 2 Physical and chemical properties of drug molecules
Chapter 3 Titrimetric and chemical analysis methods
Chapter 4 Ultraviolet and visible spectroscopy
Chapter 5 Infrared spectrophotometry
Chapter 6 Atomic spectrophotometry
Chapter 7 Molecular emission spectroscopy
Chapter 8 Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Chapter 9 Mass spectrometry
Chapter 10 Chromatographic theory
Chapter 11 Gas chromatography
Chapter 12 High-performance liquid chromatography
Chapter 13 Thin-layer chromatography
Chapter 14 High-performance capillary electrophoresis
Chapter 15 Extraction methods in pharmaceutical analysis
Chapter 16 Methods used in the quality control of biotechnologically produced drugs
Chapter 17 Electrochemical biosensors
Book details
ISBN: 9780702078088
Page Count: 480
Retail Price : £28.99
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