ANALYSIS OF DRUGS II

ANALYSIS OF DRUGS II

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Code
80322
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
8 credits during the 3nd year of 8452 Pharmacy (LM-13) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
CHIM/08
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Pharmacy)
semester
1° Semester
Prerequisites
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of the course is to provide the theoretical knowledge and the technical skills on the most relevant methods used for the purification and the qualitative analysis of a pharmaceutically relevant compound. The course will include laboratory exercises.

Teaching methods

Lessons and laboratory exercises.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Qualitative analysis of inorganic salts: systematic search of anions (phosphates, thiosulphates, iodides, bromides, chlorides, sulphates, nitrates) and cations (silver, barium, bismuth, copper, alluminium, iron, manganese, zinc, calcium, magnesium).

Qualitative analysis of organic compounds: preliminary assays and test for specific functional groups (alcohols, polyalcohols, carbohydrates, phenols, carboxylic acids, esters, amines, amides, aminoacids, sulfonamides, pyridine and purine derivatives).

Spectroscopic methods: UV/VIS, IR, NMR, mass spectrometry.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

F. Savelli, O. Bruno, “Analisi Chimico Farmaceutica”, Ed. Piccin

A. Carta, M. G. Mamolo, F. Novelli, S. Piras, “Analisi Farmaceutica Qualitativa”, Ed. EdiSES

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By appointment

Exam Board

ANDREA SPALLAROSSA (President)

CHIARA BRULLO (President)

BRUNO TASSO

SILVIA SCHENONE

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lessons and laboratory exercises.

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral examination (about 30 minutes).

Assessment methods

The students have to demonstrate the  knowledge of the different issues presented during the course.