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HPLC Mobile Phases
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MS – The Practical Art
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12 July 2013
In this Issue
Ten Bad Habits to Avoid in HPLC Mobile Phases
In this extract taken from LCGC’s CHROMacademy, the top 10 bad habits to avoid in HPLC mobile phases are discussed. More...
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AB Sciex, Genedata, and LECO Announce Technology Partnership
William (Bill) Farrell, senior principal scientist at Pfizer Inc., has won the first annual Averica Award. The award will be presented at the SFC 2013 conference in Boston on 12 July. The decision was made by the committee to reward Farrell for his “substantial impact on design of preparative SFC systems”. More...
High-sensitivity GC system incorporates novel plasma technology
Shimadzu’s brand-new universal BID-2010 Plus detector applies the patented, Barrier Discharge Ioniza-tion (BID) breakthrough technology. Read more
Thermo Fisher Work with Mitsui Knowledge Industry to Distribute Lipidomics Software
Thermo Fisher Scientific (California, USA) has signed an agreement with Mitsui Knowledge Industry (MKI) (Tokyo, Japan) to be the exclusive distributor of MKI software for interpreting lipidomic research data. More...
Ultimate Efficiency and Resolution
NEW CORTECS UPLC® Columns feature a 1.6 µm silica-based solid-core particle and ultra-low dispersion hardware, enabling higher peak capacities and thereby greater resolution and improved throughput. CORTECS Columns surpass ALL expectations. Learn more
U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Proposes New Quality Standards for Food Chemical Codex 9th Edition
The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) (Maryland, USA) has proposed new quality standards, or monographs, in its Food Chemicals Codex (FCC) 9th Edition for Spirulina, Brilliant Black PN, and pomegranate juice. More...
Current features
Hydrogen–Deuterium Exchange Mass Spectrometry: An Emerging Biophysical Tool for Probing Protein Behaviour and Higher-Order Structure
The higher-order structure of a protein (secondary, tertiary, and quaternary structure) is important for proper biological function. Analytically measuring the HOS properties of a biotherapeutic and understanding the relationships between structure and function are important, because they directly influence a drug's efficacy and safety. This article looks at how hydrogen-deuterium exchange mass spectrometry (HDX-MS), an MS-based labelling approach, has begun to serve as a means for performing routine biophysical analysis. More...
Application note
Effect of Gamma-Ray Sterilization on High Molecular Weight PMMA
Malvern Instruments Ltd.
A sample of PMMA for medical applications was analyzed, before and after sterilization, by size exclusion chromatography with triple detection (SEC-TD) in order to characterize any changes the irradiation brought about. By measuring intrinsic viscosity, cleavage of the polymer at the branching points was identified as the cause of the reduction in molecular weight. This application note provides important information about the process of sterilizing PMMA, as well as the benefits of multi-detector characterization. Read more
How UHPLC and Large Molecules Fit Together
The use of UHPLC has triggered a remarkable increase in efficiency and throughput of LC and LC–MS methods. The fastest growing market segment in the pharmaceutical industry is biopharmaceuticals, with an increased interest in applying UHPLC to biopharmaceutical analysis. More...
5 Years Free Access to CHROMacademy
To show our commitment to learning, we have decided to offer all university students and staff free access to CHROMacademy.  You are the future leaders and innovators of the scientific community, and by offering free access to CHROMacademy we hope to help you realize your potential.  This has been made possible by Agilent Technologies- the world’s premiere measurement company.Learn more
The CHROMacademy Essential Guide: Translating GC and GC–MS Methods
Simply Intelligent: Chromatography Data System Software Goes Mass Spec
Tips and Tricks on Screening and Confirmatory Methods for Residues and Contaminants in Foods

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The Column
The Global E-zine for Separation Scientists
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