This book brings together an up-to-date account of instructions in the chemical and biological methods of analysis for antibiotics. It is helpful for all scientific workers in the diversified community of industrial, medical, academic, and governmental antibiotic laboratories.

chapter 1|18 pages

Gas Chromatographic Analysis

ByThomas C. Alexander

chapter 2|78 pages

Ultraviolet and Light Absorption Spectrometry

ByZoltan M. Dinya, Ferenc J. Sztaricskai

chapter 3|44 pages

Infrared Spectroscopy

ByJohn J. Rose

chapter 4|41 pages

Mass Spectrometric Analysis

ByRonald C. Smith

chapter 5|14 pages

Electron Spin Resonance Spectroscopy

ByGeorge C. Yang, Adorjan Aszalos

chapter 6|42 pages

Thin-Layer Chromatographic Techniques and Systems

ByJames A. Chan, Adorjan Aszalos

chapter 7|84 pages

High-Performance Liquid Chromatography

ByJoel J. Kirschbaum, Adorjan Aszalos

chapter 8|17 pages

Thermal Analysis

ByHarold Jacobson

chapter 9|46 pages

Microbiological Assay of Antibiotics in Body Fluids and Tissues

ByThomas B. Platt

chapter 10|27 pages

Assay of Antibiotics in Mammalian Cell Culture

ByAline L. Garretson

chapter 11|17 pages

Immunological Approaches

ByDeborah E. Dixon, Susan J. Steiner, Stanley E. Katz

chapter 12|48 pages

Determination of Antiviral Activity

ByRobert W. Sidwell

chapter 13|13 pages

Fertilized Sea Urchin Eggs as a Model for Detecting Cell Division Inhibitors

ByRobert S. Jacobs, Leslie Wilson

chapter 14|29 pages

Critical Appraisal of Animal Models for Antibiotic Toxicity

ByPatricia D. Williams, Girard H. Hottendorf