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Liquid Chromatography

  1. Mohammad Azam Mansoor

Published Online: 23 SEP 2005

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003917



How to Cite

Mansoor, M. A. 2005. Liquid Chromatography. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Agder University College, Kristiansand, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 SEP 2005

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Liquid chromatography, also called high-performance liquid chromatography, is a popular quantitative analytical technique applied in many areas of chemical, biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences. Liquid chromatography currently accounts for about 60% of separation technology applied in life sciences around the world.


  • HPLC;
  • analysis;
  • solutes;
  • solvents;
  • adsorbents;
  • counter-ions