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29 August 2013
In this Issue
The Top 10 HPLC and UHPLC Column Myths: Part 2
In the second of a two-part feature from Ron Majors, the top 10 high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) column myths are presented and attempts are made to demystify them by offering some evidence that they are untrue. This part will feature myths five to one. More...
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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
Thermo Fisher Scientific Opens Pesticide Analysis Center of Excellence in UK
Thermo Fisher Scientific (California, USA) has established a new Pesticide Analysis Center of Excellence (COE) in Runcorn, UK. The center is a new resource available to government and industrial laboratories looking to improve methods for the monitoring and measurement of pesticides in the environment. More...
LC–MS–MS Yields Information About Imperial Inca Child Sacrifice Practices
Scientists from the University of Bradford (Bradford, UK) have utilized liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry (LC–MS–MS) to gain further insight into the child sacrifice practices of the Inca people.1 Their findings indicate the use of alcohol and cocaine (COC) as a method of victim sedation. More...
Application note
Analysis of Targeted and Non-Targeted Identified Contaminants in Storm Water Retention Ponds Using LC-HRMS With Online Solid Phase Extraction
Gordon Getzinger,1 P. Lee Ferguson,1 Jonathan Beck,2 Charles Yang,2 Frans Schoutsen
1 Duke University, 2Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Water samples were collected and screened for the presence of trace organic contaminants by a non-targeted HPLC-high-resolution/accurate-mass (HR/AM) mass spectrometry workflow. The occurrence of identified and confirmed contaminants were then quantitatively assessed by a high-throughput online-SPE-LC-MS method. Read more
Current features
Troubleshooting GC Selectivity, Resolution, and Baseline Issues
Understanding the chemistry behind GC separations can lead to faster problem identification and improved troubleshooting. In an excerpt taken from CHROMacademy, we take a look at some GC issues and provide a few troubleshooting tips. More...
Liquid Chromatographic Analysis of Chlorinated Herbicides in Water with On-line Enrichment
A rapid, automated liquid chromatography (LC) method with on-line enrichment was successfully developed for the analysis of eight chlorinated phenoxyacid herbicides in water. The method meets detection limits set by the United States Environmental Protection Agency for chlorinated herbicide quantitation. More...
Recent Developments in Protein Glycosylation Analysis by HPLC with Charged Aerosol and Mass Spectrometric Detection
Preparing Your Analytical Laboratory for a Regulatory Audit
Tips and Tricks on Screening and Confirmatory Methods for Residues and Contaminants in Foods

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