Gas Chromatography (GC)

Gas Chromatography (GC)

Gas Chromatography (GC)

Overview

Learn the high level concepts of Gas Chromatography by testing two apples from different vendors to find out which is the healthier option. Learn how the process works by testing each apple and examining the resulting chromatograms to find out.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this exercise, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the general process for gas chromatography 
  2. Recognize the common components used in gas chromatography
  3. Visualize how gas chromatography is used to analyze samples
  4. Read a chromatogram to find specific peaks
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