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Chromatography Techniques: December 2014

December 17, 2014 10:46 am | Digital Editions | Comments

The December issue of Chromatography Techniques details a mass spectrometry technique enables the detection of drugs and medical conditions from just a single drop of fluid, such as blood or urine, within minutes. Other articles include: size of future mass spec, choosing HPLC columns, soft ionization, separation of antibodies. There are also new products. 

Using TLC to Choose an HPLC Column

December 10, 2014 11:55 am | by Fred Rabel, Owner, ChromHELP, LLC, Woodbury, N.J. | Articles | Comments

Because of the high cost of HPLC columns, there are numerous ways to find out which column(s)...

pH Gradient Speeds Separation of Antibodies

December 10, 2014 11:47 am | by Ken Cook, Frank Steiner, Mauro De Pra, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. | Articles | Comments

Pre-formulated buffers for pH gradient have greatly simplified the development of ion exchange...

Soft Ionization Drives Future GCMS Technology

December 10, 2014 11:37 am | by Laura McGregor, Nick Bukowski and David Barden, Markes International, UK | Articles | Comments

Soft ionization remains a relatively underused technique for GCMS, despite its ability to...

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Higher Performance, Smaller Sizes Define Future Mass Spec

December 10, 2014 11:23 am | by Sarah Smith, Global Market Manager, Analytical, Bal Seal Engineering Inc., Foothill Ranch, Calif. | Articles | Comments

Mass spectrometry (MS) is the workhorse of analytical chemistry. It performs the analysis of the sample, making MS equipment an essential part of the analytical instrumentation market. A recent shift in the laboratory landscape, however, is forcing a change in the size and functionality of mass spec equipment.

What a Single Drop of Blood Can Reveal

December 5, 2014 9:29 am | by Michelle Taylor, Editor-in-Chief | Articles | Comments

Researchers at Purdue Univ. have pioneered a separation technique that can be used in everything from homeland security and law enforcement to drug discovery and biomedical applications. The technique, called slug flow microextraction, makes it possible to quickly detect the presence of drugs or monitor certain medical conditions using only a single drop of blood or urine.

Chromatography Techniques: September 2014

September 4, 2014 1:03 pm | by Chromatography Techniques | Digital Editions | Comments

The September issue of Chromatography Techniques details the MS focus on biological and clinical research at the recent American Society of Mass Spectrometry conference. Other articles include: ensuring HPLC success, advancing UHPLC, effectively using hydrogren in the lab, and thin-layer chromatography for the detection of explosives. New products and columns are also included. 

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MS Innovations Advance Bio, Clinical Research

September 4, 2014 12:37 pm | by Michelle Taylor, Editor | Articles | Comments

More detailed and comprehensive data analysis through MS solutions is revolutionizing the biological and clinical research industry.                                                 

TLC Detection of Explosives

September 4, 2014 12:28 pm | by Tim Studt, Editorial Director | Articles | Comments

New technologies are making it easier, faster and more reliable to detect explosives or highly energetic materials before they can be used.

Hydrogen: Minimizing Risks, Maximizing Results

September 4, 2014 12:21 pm | by arry Moulthrop, Vice President of Hydrogen Systems, Proton OnSite | Articles | Comments

On-site hydrogen generators are safe, reduce run times and improve gas chromatography results.                                                 

Proper Sample Prep Ensures HPLC Success

September 4, 2014 12:10 pm | by Vivek Joshi, Principal Research Scientist, EMD Millipore | Articles | Comments

High-quality filtration in sample and mobile phase separation is crucial to guarantee reproducible HPLC and UHPLC data.                                                                 

Understanding Protein Compounds in Drug Discovery

September 4, 2014 12:06 pm | by Diamond Analytics | Articles | Comments

New diamond-based HPLC technology enables complex separations and regeneration in drug research.                                                                    

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Enhanced Throughput, Resolution and Peak Capacity

September 4, 2014 11:53 am | by Tim Studt, Editorial Director | Articles | Comments

New UHPLC system combines ruggedness, flexibility and serviceability, along with substantially improved performance.                                                              

Chromatography Techniques: June 2014

June 11, 2014 9:54 am | by Chromatography Techniques | Digital Editions | Comments

The June issue of Chromatography Techniques speaks to game-changing liquid chromatography instruments introduced at Pittcon 2014. Other articles include new CDS platforms, how CE can help in the battle for food safety and a new ion chromatography technique, as well as IC's importance in verifying drinking water. 

Game-changing Liquid Chromatography

June 11, 2014 9:33 am | by Tim Studt, Editorial Director | Articles | Comments

A combination of microfluidics and electronic integration results in simpler sample analysis.                                                      

Simple Software for an Advanced Industry

June 11, 2014 9:24 am | by Michelle Taylor, Editor | Articles | Comments

Users are turning to increasingly simple chromatography data systems to handle increasingly complex processes.                                                                  

CE Tells You What’s Really in Your Food

June 11, 2014 9:17 am | by Vadim Okun, Senior R&D Scientist, Lumex Instruments, Canada | Articles | Comments

Capillary electrophoresis has emerged as a powerful tool in the fight against adulterated food and beverage.                                                           

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Ensuring Toxic-free Drinking Water

June 10, 2014 5:07 pm | by Michelle Taylor, Editor | Articles | Comments

The capabilities of ion chromatography are essential as hexavalent chromium limits plunge ever lower in the attempt to ensure safe drinking water for all.                                                                    

Lending Ion Chromatography a ‘Hand’

June 10, 2014 4:59 pm | by Skip Derra, Contributing Writer | Articles | Comments

A decades-old theory and a new super-localization microscopy method have teamed to advance the efficiency of ion chromatography in drug discovery applications.                                              

Chromatography Techniques: February 2014

February 10, 2014 1:43 pm | by Chromatography Techniques | Digital Editions | Comments

The February issue of Chromatography Techniques features articles on mutiple residue pesticides, ancient wines and beers, 2-D HPLC, design innovations, whisky drinks, and more.                                          

Collaborative Chromatography Identifies Multiple Residue Pesticides

February 10, 2014 12:58 pm | by Tim Studt, Editorial Director | Articles | Comments

Global researchers are working together to develop methodologies to identify pesiticides in food with triple quadrupole chromatography systems.                                                     

On the Trail of Ancient Wines and Beers

February 10, 2014 12:46 pm | by Skip Derra, Arizona State Univ. | Articles | Comments

Advanced, sensitive liquid chromatography techniques have helped trace the evolution of alcohol.                                                                   

How Design Innovations are Revolutionizing Chromatography

February 10, 2014 12:41 pm | by Laura Moriarty, Bio-Rad Laboratories, and Mary Napier and Annette Summers, GeneCom Group | Articles | Comments

Chromatography systems’ modularity is increasing accessibility of the technique from a specialized skill to a mainstay for research scientists.                                      

Water, Ice or Neat? GC Evaluates Whisky Drinks

February 10, 2014 12:34 pm | by David Scott, PerkinElmer, Inc. | Articles | Comments

Gas chromatography can be successfully used in the aroma study of potable spirits, such as whisky.                                                                 

2-D HPLC Simplifies Nutritional Drink Analysis

February 10, 2014 12:24 pm | by Dai Zhenyu, Chen Jing, Xu Qun and Jeffrey Rohrer, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. | Articles | Comments

Two-dimensional HPLC simplifies the determination of vitamin content in complex samples, such as a multivitamin nutritional drink, using automation and software.                                          

LCMS/MS Advances Pharmacologic Understanding of Nicotine

February 10, 2014 12:11 pm | by Shuguang Li, Seyed Sadjadi, Carrie Haglock, Simon Lomas and Jeff Layne, Phenomenex and ARUP Laboratories | Articles | Comments

Accurate and fast determination of nicotine and its metabolites provides a useful method for understanding the pharmacologic effects of nicotine and nicotine addiction.                                  

Method Quickly Sniffs Out Fragrance Molecules

February 10, 2014 11:53 am | by John McCauley and Rui Chen, Waters Corp. | Articles | Comments

UPC2 technology, teamed with mass spectrometry, enables simple, quick chiral analyses of fragrance compounds.                                                                         

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