Bioanalysis for Service Users
Part of the Analytical Chemistry eBook Collection
Edited by Anne-Francoise Aubry & Jim X Shen
This book provides an important reference resource for users of bioanalytical services and will be helpful to nonexperts who need to interpret bioanalytical data or outsource bioanalytical assays. The eight chapters address many of the difficult issues and challenges in bioanalysis together with the capabilities, applications, advantages and limitations of the main technological platforms utilized. Validation principles and the experimental approaches used to establish validation parameters are explained, as well as the regulatory expectations regarding assay performance during routine sample analysis. Some guidance regarding outsourcing of bioanalytical assays and common assay performance issues and pitfalls is provided to help readers interact more knowledgeably with bioanalytical scientists and better follow investigations in the bioanalytical laboratory.