What Is an Aliquot in Titration?

FAQs Jackson Bowman August 16, 2022

During a titration, aliquots of the titrant are gradually added to the analyte (or unknown) solution. Why do we call the titrant an aliquot? They are small amounts of a larger solution (either acid or base) that are added gradually, one amount at a time.

to the analyte solution

What is an aliquot of a sample chemistry?

A sample aliquot, in chemistry or other natural sciences, an exact portion of a sample or total amount of a liquid (e.g. exactly 25 ml of water taken from 250 ml) aliquot in pharmacy, a method of measuring ingredients below the sensitivity of a scale by proportional dilution with inactive known ingredients.

What is the purpose of aliquot?

In a drug or alcohol test, a sample such as blood, saliva or urine is taken from the test person. An aliquot or measured portion of this sample is then used to conduct the actual test. The aliquot serves as a representative sample of the entire sample.

What do you mean by titrant and aliquot?

Titer- Volume of solution added from burette. •Aliquot-known volume of solution dispensed from a pipette.

What does it mean to aliquot the samples?

Sample aliquoting is the practice of dividing a sample into one or more smaller portions. Each smaller portion of the sample is called an aliquot and has similar properties to the parent sample. It differs only in quantity. A sample or aliquot can be further processed to obtain derivatives.

How do you measure aliquot?

What is aliquot in clinical chemistry?

An aliquot is a piece or sub-sample of a larger whole, particularly one taken for chemical analysis or other treatment. Each smaller component of the sample is called an aliquot and has the same properties as the original sample. The only difference is in the quantity.



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