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analytical chemistry

The branch of chemistry that studies the separation, identification and quantification of the chemical components of natural and artificial materials.

analytical chemistry

Chemistry concerned with the detection of chemical substances (qualitative analysis) or the determination of the amounts of substances (quantitative analysis) in a compound.
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Meantime the retainer goes round, like a gloomy Analytical Chemist: always seeming to say, after 'Chablis, sir?'--'You wouldn't if you knew what it's made of.'
Reflects Eugene, friend of Mortimer; buried alive in the back of his chair, behind a shoulder--with a powder-epaulette on it--of the mature young lady, and gloomily resorting to the champagne chalice whenever proffered by the Analytical Chemist. Lastly, the looking-glass reflects Boots and Brewer, and two other stuffed Buffers interposed between the rest of the company and possible accidents.
Here, the Analytical Chemist (who has evidently formed a very low opinion of Mortimer's story) concedes a little claret to the Buffers; who, again mysteriously moved all four at once, screw it slowly into themselves with a peculiar twist of enjoyment, as they cry in chorus, 'Pray go on.'
Analytical Chemist goes to the door, confers angrily with unseen tapper, appears to become mollified by descrying reason in the tapping, and goes out.
The Analytical Chemist returning, everybody looks at him.
Mrs Veneering has just succeeded in waking Lady Tippins from a snore, by dexterously shunting a train of plates and dishes at her knuckles across the table; when everybody but Mortimer himself becomes aware that the Analytical Chemist is, in a ghostly manner, offering him a folded paper.
Lastly, to complete this overwhelming testimony, two analytical chemists actually produced in Court the arsenic which they had found in the body, in a quantity admittedly sufficient to have killed two persons instead of one.
Professor Josephine Bunch, an analytical chemist leading the team at the National Physical Laboratory, said the project aims to change the way we look at tumours from shadowy shapes to close-up "street view-style" images that could lead to revolutionary new treatments.
Professor Zoltan Takats, analytical chemist at Imperial College, and one of the co-investigators on the project, added: "We are trying to understand the molecular machinery of cancer and find the vulnerabilities that lead to new therapies which work for a certain tumour and eliminate it without damaging the body.
Following a career start as an analytical chemist at Smithkline French and Beckman Research, a predecessor company of GlaxoSmithKline, Kinnon went on to hold leadership positions with Transgenomic, ZyGEM, Life Technologies, Guava Technologies, and Cellomics.
At the start of his career, Kinnon was an analytical chemist at Smithkline French & Beckman Research, a predecessor company of GlaxoSmithKline.
The developments are detailed in a new research article co-authored by Sean Ward, who is an analytical chemist and PhD student based at the University of Huddersfield's IPOS (innovative physical organic solutions) unit.

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