Researching and planning chemical assays
After familiarising themselves with the British Pharmacopoeia, students choose and use two assays for medicines (supports AQA Unit 12).
- Investigating the British Pharmacopoeia. An introduction to the authoritative collection of standards for UK medicines - STUDY SHEET
- Ibuprofen assay. A guide through a typical British Pharmacopoeia assay - STUDY SHEET
- Aspirin. Students compare assaying methods for aspirin and choose a medicine to analyse - PRACTICAL SHEET
- Antacids. Students choose and use an assay for an antacid medicine - PRACTICAL SHEET