Issues Vol. 15 No. 1

Gas Separations: A Comparison of GasPro™ and Aluminum Oxide PLOT Columns for the Separation of Highly Volatile Compounds (64k)
Daniel W. Armstrong from the University of Missouri-Rolla, George L. Reid, III, from Advanced Separation Technology, and Jim Luong from Dow Chemical discuss the selectivity of a new gas-solid chromatography stationary phase for light hydrocarbon mixtures.

Determination of CS-045 (U-87326) in Rat Serum Using LCEC. (48k)
Marta G. Williams, Lisa N. Toth, Guy E. Padbury, and Wei Zhu Zhong of Pharmacia & Upjohn, Inc. increase sensitivity and selectivity of CS-045, a novel thiazolidinedione hypoglycemic, by using electrochemical detection.

On-Line, Real Time Measurement of Extracellular Brain Glucose Using Microdialysis and Electrochemical Detection (69k)
P.G. Osborne and K. Yamamoto of BAS, Inc. in Japan, O. Niwa from NTT Basic Research Laboratories and T. Kato from Yokohama City University explore real time measurement of extracellular glucose by using microdialysis and wired enzyme electrodes.

Study of Ferricyanide by Cyclic Voltammetry Using the CV-50W (72k)
Adrian W. Bott and Brad P. Jackson of BASi offer a simple and useful undergraduate laboratory experiment for teachers of electrochemistry. This introductory cyclic voltammetry experiment gives a general introduction to computer-based instrumentation.

Ultrafiltrate and Microdialysis DL Probe In Vitro Recoveries: Electrolytes and Metabolites (47k)
Elsa M. Janle and Meloney Cregor of BASi study in vitro recovery for sodium, potassium, chloride, glucose and lactate in ultrafiltrates and microdialysates from rat subcutaneous tissue.