It would be interesting to share experience on injection solvent effect on GC chromatogram in GC method development.
I'm using ion trap GC-MS for amino-acid analysis.
After sililation of hydrolyse with 40ul MTBSTFA and 10ul DMFA as a solvent I dilute reaction mixture with isooctane 1:5. If dilution is made by DMFA I have very noisy baseline. I will be thankful for references on injection solvent effect on chromatogram.
By Anonymous on Tuesday, February 27, 2001 - 08:20 am:
Try adding cyclohexane to your silylation mixture instead of diluting with isooctane. The silyl compounds will be transfered to the cyclohexane phase.
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