Authors:S.-Q. Cheng, Z. Huang, X.-G. Meng and X.-C. Zeng
This paper presents a novel data processing method for thermokinetics of faster first-order reaction on the basis of the double-parameter
theoretical model of a conduction calorimeter, in which the rate constant of a first-order reaction can be calculated from
only four peak height data from the same thermoanalytical curve without using any peak-area. The saponifications of ethyl
acetate and methyl acetate in aqueous solution and ethyl benzoate in aqueous alcohol have been studied to test the validity
of this method. The rate constants calculated with this method are in fair agreement with those in literature; hence the validity
of this method is demonstrated.
Authors:Y. C. Xiao, L. T. Liu, J. J. Bian, C. Q. Yan, L. Ye, M. X. Zhao, Q. S. Huang, W. Wang, K. Liang, Z. F. Shi and X. Ke
Shuganjieyu (SGJY) capsule is a classical formula widely used in Chinese clinical application. In this paper, an ultra-performance liquid chromatography coupled with electrospray ionization and ion trap mass spectrometry has been established to separate and identify the chemical constituents of SGJY and the multiple constituents of SGJY in rats. The chromatographic separation was performed on a C18 RRHD column (150 × 2.1 mm, 1.8 μm), while 0.1% formic acid–water and 0.1% formic acid–acetonitrile was used as mobile phase. Mass spectral data were acquired in both positive and negative modes. On the basis of the characteristic retention time (Rt) and mass spectral data with those of reference standards and relevant references, 73 constituents from the SGJY and 15 ingredients including 10 original constituents and 5 metabolites from the rat plasma after oral administration of SGJY were identified or tentatively characterized. This study provided helpful chemical information for further pharmacology and active mechanism research on SGJY.