Recent Developments and Applications of Derivative Spectrophotometry in Pharmaceutical Analysis

Author(s): Vu Dang Hoang, Nguyen Phuong Nhung, Hassan Y. Aboul-Enein

Journal Name: Current Pharmaceutical Analysis

Volume 9 , Issue 3 , 2013

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The state-of-the-art and possibilities offered by derivative spectrophotometry in the field of pharmaceutical analysis during the period 2008 – 2012 are reviewed. This paper draws attention to the fact that derivative treatment continues to be a promising tool for analysis of spectra composed of unresolved bands as it provides selective, validated, simple and cost effective analytical methods.

Keywords: Derivative spectrophotometry, wavelet transform, pharmaceutical analysis, multicomponent mixture; chemometrics.

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Year: 2013
Published on: 31 March, 2013
Page: [261 - 277]
Pages: 17
DOI: 10.2174/1573412911309030005

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