Central Analysis Service of the UPV/EHU. Alava Unit

Areas of application

Bioanalytical Area

  • Analysis of drugs in pharmaceutical formulations.
  • Analysis of drugs in biological fluids (plasma, urine, faeces, etc.).
  • Pharmacokinetic studies.
  • Metabolism of drugs.

Area of the Environment

  • Analysis of urban and industrial atmospheres
  • Persistance of insecticides
  • Analysis of water
  • Analysis of contaminating soils
  • Biodegradation
  • Analysis of organic compounds in sentry organisms.

Area of Foods

  • Insecticides and metabolites in fruit and vegetable products
  • Wine tasting
  • Characterization of food and agricultural products
  • Determination of metal ions in food.
  • Analysis of toxic substances in foods.
  • Pollutants in processed foods.

Geological Area

  • Analysis of layout in underground water.
  • Analysis of rocks, minerals and metal ores.
  • Determination of metal ions.

Area of Health Science

  • Neurotransmitters
  • Metabolism of drugs
  • Pharmacokinetics of new medicines
  • Technological areas
  • Characterization of materials
  • Studies on maintainance of industrial equipment

Area of Humanities

  • Prehistory, Archaeology: analysis of mineral pigments, characterization of alloys
  • Determination of pigments in works of art.
  • Determination of lipid and protein agglutinants.

Industrial Production

  • Characterization of new materials.
  • Monitoring of industrial processes which, according to the type of industry, will require the use of different analytical methodologies.
  • Organic synthesis.
  • Analytical chemistry.
  • Chemical resistance tests.
  • Studies on maintenance of industrial equipment.