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LCGC Europe - News Update
Advanstar Communications

2 January 2014
In this Issue
The LCGC Blog: The Heat is On: Mastering GC Temperature Control
In the latest instalment of the LCGC Blog, Tony Taylor discusses gas chromatography (GC) method development and provides a few guiding principles on GC temperature program development. More...
CHROMacademy LIVE on the web- Fundamentals of High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Live course starts January 9, 2014.  This course introduces the fundamentally important concepts associated with High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) analysis including hardware basics, modes of analysis, basic troubleshooting, column chemistry, important parameters of the mobile phase such as amount and type of organic solvents, pH, buffer strength and type, and much more. Book your seat now!
Chris Reddy Receives Award for Oil Spill Research
Chris Reddy, a marine geochemist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (Massachusetts, USA), has been selected to receive the 2014 Clair C. Patterson Award from the Geochemical Society. The award recognizes one scientist a year who has made an innovative breakthrough in environmental geochemistry in service to society. More...
Stereoselective Metabolism of Cannabis Drugs Responsible for Toxicity
The variance in the toxic effects of designer cannabis drugs marketed throughout Europe and the USA as “K2” or “Spice” could be the result of stereoselective metabolism of enantiomers by lung and liver enzymes, according to a study published in Analytical Chemistry. More...
Current features
Optimizing GC–MS Methods to Improve Selectivity and Sensitivity
There are many "minor" variables in GC–MS analysis that can be optimized to improve selectivity or sensitivity. Knowing how to manually optimize the detector settings leads to better quality data. More...
Tips & Tricks GPC/SEC: Selecting the Right Columns for Your Molar Mass Range
Shoulders in gel permeation/size-exclusion chromatograms (GPC/SEC) can be a result of sample characteristics or down to the wrong choice of columns or column combinations. Proper selection helps to measure true results. More...
Improving GPC Reproducibility and Resolution in Polymer Characterization
Editors’ Series: Analytical Tools for the Characterization of Biopharmaceuticals
Optimizing Liquid Chromatography Performance: Tips for Sample and Mobile Phase Separation – On Demand Webcast
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