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Extending the capability of forensic electrochemistry to the novel psychoactive substance benzylpiperazine. (2016)
Journal Article
WADDELL, S.A., FERNANDEZ, C., INVERARITY, C.C. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Extending the capability of forensic electrochemistry to the novel psychoactive substance benzylpiperazine. Sensing and bio-sensing research [online], 13, pages 28-39. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbsr.2016.12.001

Benzylpiperazine (BZP) is a novel psychoactive substance that is commonly abused in tablet form as an 'ecstasy-type' drug. Electroanalysis offers genuine potential for field testing of bulk drug samples. This research is the first to investigate the... Read More about Extending the capability of forensic electrochemistry to the novel psychoactive substance benzylpiperazine..

A preliminary investigation to group disparate batches of licit and illicit diazepam tablets using differential scanning calorimetry. (2015)
Journal Article
BIBI, S., BREMNER, D.H., MACDOUGALL-HEASMAN, M., REID, R., SIMPSON, K., TOUGH, A., WADDELL, S., STEWART, I.J. and MATTHEWS, K.H. 2015. A preliminary investigation to group disparate batches of licit and illicit diazepam tablets using differential scanning calorimetry. Analytical methods [online], 7(20), pages 8597-8604. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1039/C5AY01711D

Increasing numbers of illicit and unlicensed medicines are in general circulation and regularly seized by the police and other regulatory authorities. Forensic identification of seized tablets tends to focus on visual appearance and chromatographic i... Read More about A preliminary investigation to group disparate batches of licit and illicit diazepam tablets using differential scanning calorimetry..


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