high performance liquid chromatography

Formal Definition

High performance liquid chromatography (or high-pressure liquid chromatography) is a chromatographic technique that can separate a mixture of compounds when in solution and is used in biochemistry and analytical chemistry to identify, quantify and purify the individual components of the mixture.

Guidance Document on Good In Vitro Method Practices (GIVIMP)
  • Abbreviation(s): HPLC
  • Categories: Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacovigilance