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A Novel Method of using Ion-Exchange Resins

Naturevolume 166page66 (1950) | Download Citation



WHEN considering a chromatographic method for separating a complex mixture, it is desirable to choose an adsorbent which functions through only one type of adsorption mechanism. Most adsorbents in use to-day lack this desirable property, so that the displacement chromatographic technique of Tiselius is not always applicable. It is the purpose of this communication to describe a novel chromatographic method of using ion-exchange resins so that only one of two possible adsorption mechanisms associated with their use can function.

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  1. Division of Industrial Chemistry, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Melbourne

    • D. E. WEISS


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