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Ethical Company 2013 News
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Melanoma News
GC Connections
Featured Article
Glycobiology Webcast
Ion Chromatography Webcast
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26 July 2013
In this Issue
The LCGC Blog: Why Do You Need a Buffer Solution?
In this instalment of The LCGC Blog, Tony Taylor of Crawford Scientific focuses on the important topic of buffer choice for HPLC separations, how to the choose the correct buffer type and concentration, as well as how to avoid variability in retention and selectivity. More...
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Ethical Company 2013 Prize Awarded to Phenomenex Italy
Phenomenex (California, USA) has been awarded the prize “Ethical Company 2013”. The prize was awarded at a ceremony at Bologna University (Bologna, Italy) in the presence of the Magnificent Dean and other local authorities. More...
Agilent Technologies and Temasek Polytechnic Collaborate in Product Safety Testing
Agilent Technologies (California, USA) and Temasek Polytechnic (Singapore) have announced the opening of a new laboratory to provide support to small and mid-size companies (SMEs) involved in the manufacture or distribution of traditional Chinese medicine and food products. More...
Nanotechnology Sensor Detects Melanoma
Scientists from the Monell Chemical Senses Center (Philadelphia, USA) have developed a nanotechnology sensor for the detection of melanoma.1 Melanoma arises when melanocytes, pigment-producing cells that give skin its colour, transform to become tumours. The disease is estimated to be responsible for 75% of skin cancer deaths, according to a press release from the center. Detection is largely dependent on self‑examination, and subsequent visual diagnosis by a clinician. More...
Application note
Generic RP-HILIC–UHPLC Method for APIs and Impurities
Frank Steiner, Michael Heidorn, and Markus M. Martin, Thermo Fisher Scientific.
This generic method addresses the need to make changes during the drug development life cycle and is applicable to each new drug formulation. By using gradient RPLC in the first stage and HILIC in the second stage, both hydrophilic and hydrophobic compounds are separated in a single, short run. Read more
Current features
A Long Distance Run
In this instalment of GC Connections, John Hinshaw compares the GC separation process to a long-distance run through a long corridor with some unique properties. The runners are separated in various ways. More...
An Improved Global Method for the Quantitation and Characterization of Lipids by High Performance Liquid Chromatography and Charged Aerosol Detection
A global lipid method has been developed using a charged aerosol detector that resolves and detects numerous classes of lipids in a single analysis. The method was used to characterize complex oil samples. More...
Solutions for Glycomics and Glycoproteomics: Expanding the Frontier in Glycobiology
IC Assay Methods for Impurities, Degradation Products, and Counterions in Drug Substances and Drug Products
Tips and Tricks on Screening and Confirmatory Methods for Residues and Contaminants in Foods

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