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31 October 2013
In this Issue
Tips for Surviving a Zombie Attack in the Laboratory
What would you do if faced with a zombie invasion in your analytical laboratory? LCGC Blog editor Kevin Schug provides guidelines and suggestions for fending off an attack, including how to use laboratory glassware and dead chromatography columns as defensive weapons and novel applications for laboratory lasers. Finally, always remember to wear your safety glasses! More...
Edwards Vacuum
Edwards offers an extensive range of pumping technologies for R&D and laboratory applications. Whatever your requirement, Edwards has the solution and application expertise to meet your needs. Learn more.
NIH Grants $1.86 million to University of Buffalo Drug Development Program
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has recently awarded several grants totalling $1.86 million to the University at Buffalo’s HIV Clinical Pharmacology Research Programme. The grants are to be used to fund new initiatives in hepatitis C (HCV) drug development, nanomedicine research for tuberculosis (TB), and for the study of pharmacogenomics of neurocognitive disorders for people with HIV and AIDS. More...
Application Note
Demonstrating High-Performance Quantitative Analysis of Benzodiazepines using Multiplexed SIM with High-Resolution, Accurate Mass Detection on the Q Exactive LC/MS
Kevin J. McHale, Thermo Fisher Scientific
By using high-resolution, accurate mass (HRAM) detection with quadrupole selected ion monitoring (SIM), targeted quantification of benzodiazepines in urine was accomplished with sensitivity that rivals triple stage quadrupole instruments in selected reaction monitoring (SRM) mode. Eight benzodiazepines in urine were quantified with LLOQs at the pg/mL level and with linear dynamic ranges of three to four orders of magnitude. Learn more.
Malvern Instruments Opens New Office in Mexico City
Malvern Instruments (Malvern, UK) has opened a new office in Mexico City, Mexico, to provide pre- and after-sales support to a growing customer base, in addition to hosting a number of training courses. The announcement follows the opening of a sales and applications laboratory in Sao Paolo, Brazil, last year. More...
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Current features
How Do Your Peaks Measure Up?
John Hinshaw examines the anatomy of chromatographic peaks with attention to features that help determine the suitability of individual chromatographs for a specific analysis task. More...
Silica-Based HPLC Column – Pore Sizes and Particle Diameters
In this technical tip from CHROMacademy we re-visit some of the lesser known or remembered facts relating to silica particles used in chromatography. More...
5 Years Free Access to CHROMacademy
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Editors’ Series: Fundamentals, Optimization and Practical Aspects of UHPLC: Series 2:  Optimization of UHPLC Systems and Column Technology
Editors’ Series: Integrating On-Line Sample Preparation and HPLC Separations with Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry for Ultratrace Quantitative Analysis of Small Molecules from Complex Matrices
The CHROMacademy Essential Guide Webcast OnDemand: Understanding GC Methods
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