1Yoba for Life Foundation, 2Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VUA), 3Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI), 4Micropia, Natura Artis Magistra, 5Department of Microbiology and Systems Biology, Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO)
1Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, 2Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary
Source: Laboratory of Dr. Ana J. García-Sáez — University of Tübingen
Most samples of interest are mixtures of many different components. Sample preparation, a key step in the analytical process, removes interferences that may affect the analysis. As such, developing separation techniques is an important endeavor not just in academia, but also in industry.
One way to separate mixtures is to use their solubility properties. In this short paper, we will deal with aqueous solutions. The solubility of a compound of interest depends on (1) ionic strength of solution, (2) pH, and (3) temperature. By manipulating with these three factors, a condition in which the compound is insoluble can be used to remove the compound of interest from the rest of the sample.1…
1Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, 2Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, 3Cross Cancer Institute