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Since that date, PCBs have become recognized as virtually universal contaminants of environmental samples from all parts of the world. 3. The interest of the synthetic organic chemist in stereospeciﬁc synthesis has resulted in the need for methods for the analysis of chirons. This has led to the development of both chiral reagents and of chiral supports for GC analysis, and the use of both HPLC and CE. The application of these methods to environmental samples is beginning to draw attention to the environmental input of enantiomers without established biological activity as well as to their possible persistence.
5. A range of bonded-phase silica adsorbents were evaluated for analysis of priority pollutants (Chladek and Marano 1984) and have been used increasingly. Solvents for elution of the analytes have included dichloromethane, acetonitrile, ethyl acetate, hexane, and tetrahydrofuran (Chladek and Marano 1984), and ethyl acetate or benzene (Junk and Richard 1988). Use of disks incorporating C18bonded silica facilitates the processing of large sample volumes (Barceló et al. 1993). Alternatively, advantage may be taken of ionexchange resins followed by elution with salt solutions or phosphate buffer (Arjmand et al.
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