The use of analytical sciences in the discovery, development and manufacture of pharmaceuticals is wide-ranging. From the analysis of minute amounts of complex biological materials to the quality control of the final dosage form, the use of analytical technology covers an immense range of techniques and disciplines. This book concentrates on the analytical aspects of drug development and manufacture, focusing on the analysis of the active ingredient or drug substance. It provides those joining the industry or other areas of pharmaceutical research with a source of reference to a broad range of techniques and their applications, allowing them to choose the most appropriate analytical technique for a particular purpose. The volume is directed at analytical chemists, industrial pharmacists, organic chemists, pharmaceutical chemists and biochemists.