Application of Crown Ethers as Buffer Additives in Capillary Electrophoresis

Author(s): Abdalla A. Elbashir, Hassan Y. Aboul-Enein

Journal Name: Current Pharmaceutical Analysis

Volume 6 , Issue 2 , 2010

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This paper provides an overview of the applications of crown ethers as buffer additive in capillary electrophoresis. The applications area can be categorized into the separation of inorganic cations; chiral separation and separation of organic compounds include positional isomers.

The use of background electrolytes combining cyclodextrins and crown-ethers for both chiral and non-chiral separation is also presented. Applications published up to the year 2009 from each category are summarized.

Keywords: Crown ethers, Capillary electrophoresis, Chiral separation, Inorganic cations analysis

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Year: 2010
Page: [101 - 113]
Pages: 13
DOI: 10.2174/157341210791202618
Price: $65

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