This subject deals with the application of various analytical techniques to the purification and characterization of pharmaceutical compounds, with an emphasis on spectroscopic methods and chromatographic methods. It enables students explain the theory of pharmaceutical purification and characterization. To enable students to use characterization tools in pharmaceutical problem solving.
Introduction to drug purification and characterisation.
Thin Layer chromatography
High pressure liquid chromatography
Gas Chromatography and mass spectrometry
Ultraviolet and visible spectroscopy
Two dimensional NMR techniques
Laboratories and workshops on the use of and interpretation of techniques discussed in lecture
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