HPLC Analysis of 17a-Ethynylestradiol

 

17a-Ethynylestradiol or Ethynyl Estradiol (EE2) is a partially synthetic steroidal estrogen and one of the most commonly used drugs for use in oral contraceptives. EE2 is an estrogen since it activates the estrogen receptor. While dosing of EE2 has been lowered in oral contraceptives, worries about water contamination made an analysis of EE2 necessary. Obelisc R and Primesep 100 were used to demonstrate their unique modes of separation. Method is LC/MS compatible and able to be replicated for many different pesticides.

Condition 1

Column Obelisc R, 2.1×150 mm, 5 µm, 100A
Mobile Phase Gradient MeCN – 25-70%, 15 min
Buffer Gradient AmAc pH 3.0- 30-60 mM, 15 min
Flow Rate 0.4 ml/min
Detection UV, 270 nm

 

Condition 2

Column Obelisc R, 2.1×150 mm, 5 µm, 100A
Mobile Phase Gradient MeCN – 10-70%, 15 min
Buffer Gradient AmAc pH 3.0- 20-60 mM, 15 min
Flow Rate 0.4 ml/min
Detection UV, 270 nm

 

Condition 3

Column Primesep 100, 2.1×150 mm, 5 µm, 100A
Mobile Phase Gradient MeCN – 10-70%, 15 min
Buffer Gradient AmAc pH 3.0- 20-60 mM, 15 min
Flow Rate 0.4 ml/min
Detection UV, 270 nm

 

Description

Class of Compounds
 Hormone,  Hydrophobic, Ionizable
Analyzing Compounds 17a-Ethynylestradiol

 

Application Analytes:
17a-Ethynylestradiol

Application Detection:
UV Detection
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Obelisc R

SIELC has developed the mixed-mode Obelisc™ columns to be the first commercially available columns with Liquid Separation Cell technology (LiSC™). This cost effective duo can replace multiple HPLC columns such as reversed-phase (RP), AQ-type reversed-phase, polar-embedded group RP columns, normal-phase, cation-exchange, anion- exchange, ion-exclusion, and HILIC (Hydrophilic Interaction Liquid Chromatography) columns. By controlling just three orthogonal method parameters  - Buffer concentration, Buffer pH, and Organic Modifier Concentration  - users can adjust the column properties with pinpoint precision to separate complex mixtures.

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Primesep 100

The Primesep family of mixed-mode columns offer a wide variety of stationary phases with an unprecedented selectivity in the separation of a broad array of chemical compounds and in multiple applications. Corresponding Primesep guard columns are available with all stationary phases and do not require holders. SIELC offers a method development service which is available for all customers. Ask about our special custom LC-phases tailored for specific separations.

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