Electrochemistry in Drug and Food Control

  • J. Volke


The present way of life in advanced industrial countries, i.e. in Europe, North America, some parts of Asia and in Australia, and the complicated social structure there, impose much heavier demands on mankind than those of just one generation ago. These demands are of both somatic and psychic nature and are caused by the much closer interaction of individuals in the work process, by life in large communities and in close contact with other people, by the daily stress in the traffic and often by some other adverse effects of the environment. In this region of the world, the quantity of food is no longer the decisive environmental factor — as it was in the past and it is still the case in developing countries — but this is now its quality, its properties and its contamination.


Nitro Compound Food Control Coulometric Titration Isosorbide Dinitrate Drop Mercury Electrode 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Volke
    • 1
  1. 1.The J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry and ElectrochemistryChechoslovak Academy of SciencesPragueCzech Republic

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