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Offline omfgwtfcamelbbq

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Chromatography Question
« on: April 08, 2008, 08:01:40 AM »
Just a simple one im not sure on...

Can using just a chromatography column, a HPLC column or a GC column and its instruments can u determine a quantitative measurement of the sample? Or are you required to run samples and measured peak heights of these samples and construct a calibration curve to determine any quantitative measurements?

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Re: Chromatography Question
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2008, 08:12:18 AM »
Basically, quantitative analysis means a standard curve of some type was prepared, and run, at some point to calibrate the instrument.  If you want a humorous perspective, you can see my old post here:

http://www.chemicalforums.com/index.php?topic=22862.msg87338#msg87338
Hey, I'm not judging.  I just like to shoot straight.  I'm a man of science.

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Re: Chromatography Question
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2008, 03:49:48 AM »
haha that story makes sense... thanks for clarifying.

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