The following is an abstract for the selected article. A PDF download of the full text of this article is available here. Members may download full texts at no charge. Non-members may be charged a small fee for certain articles.
Spectrographic Analysis of Biological Samples I. the Preparation of Samples for Analysis
Volume 9, Number 4 (Nov. 1955) Page 167-170
Smith, Ivie Lee; Yeager, Ernest; Kaufman, Nathan; Hovorka, Frank; Kinney, Thomas D.
The major problems associated with the spectrographic analysis of biological samples are 1) the methods of sampling, 2) the preparation of the samples for analysis, and 3) the selection of a satisfactory spectrographic technique. The latter two are not independent considerations. For example, an oxidation procedure yielding sulfate solutions could not be combined conveniently with the copper spark technique in as much as sulfate solutions cannot be evaporated on copper electrodes without undue oxidation effects.