Gel permeation chromatography

Description

Polymer analysis technique which separates the analytes on the basis of their weight.

Alternative labels

analysis of polymer
polymer analysis
polymer analysis technique
GPC

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Gel permeation chromatography is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Chromatographer: Chromatographers apply the corresponding chromatography techniques (such as gas, liquid or ion exchange techniques) to identify and analyse samples’ chemical compounds. They calibrate and maintain the chromatography machinery and prepare the equipment and solutions. Chromatographers may also develop and apply new chromatography methods according to samples and chemical compounds that need to be analysed.
Biochemical engineer: Biochemical engineers research on the field of life science striving for new discoveries. They convert those findings into chemical solutions that can improve the wellbeing of society such as vaccines, tissue repair, crops improvement and green technologies advances such as cleaner fuels from natural resources.

Optional knowledge

Gel permeation chromatography is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Chemistry technician: Chemistry technicians monitor chemical processes and conduct tests to analyse chemical substances for manufacturing or scientific purposes. They work in laboratories or production facilities where they assist chemists in their work. Chemistry technicians perform laboratory activities, test chemical substances, analyse data and report about their work.
Bioengineer: Bioengineers combine state of the art findings in the field of biology with engineering logics in order to develop solutions aimed at improving the well-being of society. They can develop improvement systems for natural resource conservation, agriculture, food production, genetic modification, and economic use.

 


 

References

  1. Gel permeation chromatography – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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