The course is divided into theoretical lectures (in classroom, live in streaming and it will be possible to find the lessons on Elly) and practical experiences in lab, always face-to-face. The first part of the program involves the study of the safety rules fundamental for work in a medicinal-chemistry laboratory. Moreover, laboratory equipment and basic laboratory techniques and operations (solubilisation, dilution, precipitation, centrifugation, filtration) will be explained.
The second part of the course concerns the Qualitative Analysis: identification of anions and cations.
The second part of the course concerns the Quantitative Analysis: experimental error (types of errors, precision and accuracy), volumetric analysis, sampling, standard and normal solutions, choise of indicator, titrations (alkalimetry and acidimetry, redox, complexometric, potentiometric), quantitative analysis of active pharmaceutical ingredients by UV-VIS spectroscopy.and practical exercises and has been designed to provide students with knowledge of qualitative and quantitative analysis. In particular, during the practical training, attention will be focused on the acquisition of the basic laboratory techniques and on the safety procedures in lab.