Denk, Oliver M. and Watson, D.G. and Skellern, G.G. (2001) Chiral analysis of methylphenidate and dextromoramide by capillary electrophoresis. Journal of chromatography. B, Biomedical sciences and applications, 761 (1). pp. 61-68. ISSN 1387-2273Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
Capillary electrophoretic methods have been developed to separate the enantiomers of methylphenidate (MPH) and dextromoramide. For MPH separation was achieved with heptakis (2,6-di-O-methyl)-beta -cyclodextrin (DMCD) as chiral selector in a 100 mM phosphoric acid buffer adjusted to pH 3.0 with triethanolamine. Commercial samples Of D,L-erytho-MPH HCl and D,L-threo-MPH HCl were analysed using the method. There was no evidence of the presence of D,L-threo-MPH HCl in D,L-etytho-MPH HCl and vice versa. The ratio of the enantiomers was determined for each diasteroisomer. Hydroxypropyl-beta -cyclodextrin was the chiral selector of choice for the chiral separation of the enantiomers of moramide. The separation which gave a resolution of about 3.5 was achieved in 4 min using only a 6 cm of length of capillary. In a sample of dextro-R-moramide tartrate only a small quantity (4.9% w/w) of levo-S-moramide was detected with this method.
|Keywords:||enantiomer separation, methylphenidate, dextromoramide, Pharmacy and materia medica, Chemistry(all)|
|Subjects:||Medicine > Pharmacy and materia medica|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences|
|Depositing user:||Strathprints Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||21 Apr 2011 04:04|
|Last modified:||29 Apr 2016 08:49|