Flexible Versus Dedicated Automation

  • J. C. Pearce
  • R. D. McDowall
Part of the Methodological Surveys in Biochemistry and Analysis book series (MSBA, volume 18 A)


It was the authors’ intention, now not feasible, to publish an article based on a Forum Discussion initiated by J. C. Pearce [now at Glaxo Group Research, Ware, Herts. SG12 0DJ], This Discussion was backed by the two Forum abstracts reproduced below; the second, linked with a Poster contribution, was incorporated in the introduction to the Discussion, serving as illustrative material.


HPLC Phenyl Diol Triethylamine Pyridazinone 


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    Pearce, J.C., Allen, M.P. & McDowall, R.D. (1986) in Bioactive Analytes, including CNS Drugs, Peptides and Enantiomers [Vol. 16, this series] (Reid, E., Scales, B. & Wilson, I.D., eds.), Plenum, N. York, 293–296.Google Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. C. Pearce
    • 1
  • R. D. McDowall
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Drug AnalysisSmith Kline & French Research Ltd.The Frythe, Welwyn, Herts.UK

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