The Detection of Submicrogram Quantities of Carcinogenic Polynuclear Hydrocarbons Using Electron Capture

  • William Lijinsky
  • Irving Domsky
Conference paper
Part of the Developments in Applied Spectroscopy book series (DAIS, volume 4)


The ionization detector of a Barber-Colman Model 20 instrument has been converted to an electron-capture detector by applying a potential of 10.5 V from batteries and reversing the polarity of the electrometer.


Chemical Carcinogen Minimum Detectable Amount Polynuclear Compound Paper Chromatographic Method Alicyclic Compound 
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© Chicago Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • William Lijinsky
    • 1
  • Irving Domsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of OncologyThe Chicago Medical School, Institute for Medical ResearchChicagoUSA

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