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Title: Identification and quantification of adulterants of psychoactive substances
Other Titles: Identificación y cuantificación de adulterantes de sustancias psicoactivas
Author: Beguiristain Seguí, Iñaki
Director: Moyano Morcillo, Encarnación
Keywords: Química analítica
Treballs de fi de grau
Analytical chemistry
Psychotropic drugs
Bachelor's thesis
Issue Date: Jan-2013
Abstract: The increased consumption of psychoactive substances and the appearance of new substances (Legal Highs) represent an interesting social topic for authorities such as the NGO Cruz Roja Joventut and some research centers such as the UB. The innovation and lack of knowledge is a problem when facing the challenge of identifying and quantifying psychoactive substances. For this reason, it is a very attractive topic for analytical studies. In this final project work, a database of psychoactive substances has been created in order to accelerate the process of identification of these substances in samples obtained from consumers. Databases are essential tools for the identification and confirmation of compounds as they provide quick and accurate information about the m/z of the substances, their possible fragmentation and working mode, as well as many other properties. The created database contains 164 psychoactive substances with the corresponding parameters for their study by FIA-MS. This allowed the identification of substances in spite of the lack of standards...
Note: Treballs Finals de Grau de Química, Facultat de Química, Universitat de Barcelona, Any: 2013, Tutora: Dra. Encarnación Moyano
Appears in Collections:Treballs Finals de Grau (TFG) - Química

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