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LCGC Europe - News Update
Advanstar Communications

22 May 2014
In this Issue
Sample Preparation for Chromatographic Methods in Metabolomics
Advances in mass spectrometry instrumentation have opened up the field of metabolomics, but there are still issues with non-standardized sampling and sample preparation methods. Tuulia Hyötyläinen from the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland discusses the vast range of sample matrices and gives advice on best practices. More...
Making Chromatography Data Manageable
The speed at which it is now possible to develop and run many chromatography methods is a great benefit to analytical chemists. The Chromatography Solution Center is here to help. The Solution Center, developed by LCGC in coordination with Thermo Scientific, can help you find answers to your analytical challenges by providing a variety of articles, application notes, videos, and other resources - updated monthly. Check out this month's installment of the Chromatography Data Systems (CDS) section
Increased Ozone Levels Linked to Oil and Gas Emissions
A study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology suggests a strong link between oil and gas emissions and the high production of ozone in the atmosphere during the winter months in the Uintah Basin in Utah, USA.1 Scientists from the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) at the University of Colorado in the USA performed continuous measurements of ozone, methane, and a suite of nonmethane hydrocarbons (NMHCs) above the basin between January and February in 2012 and 2013. More...
LCGC E-Book: Advances in GC-MS Analysis of Pesticides
In this new e-book, authors from the US Department of Agriculture, academia, and a European Union Reference Laboratory discuss advances in the analysis of pesticide residues using gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC–MS) methods. Download PDF or Download on iTunes
10 Ways to Break Your LC–MS System
If there’s one mantra that’s essential for an LC– or GC–MS system operator it’s “contamination, contamination, contamination”. Keep contamination to a minimum and you’ll enjoy a reliable instrument. If you don’t take the necessary precautions you’ll be reaching for the vent switch and purchasing lots of spares. More...
Current features
New Products for Chromatographers in 2014
Ron Majors reviews high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and ultrahigh-pressure liquid chromatography (UHPLC) columns, packings, and related products released onto the market in 2014. More...
The 2014 LCGC Awards: The Lifetime Achievement in Chromatography Award
The seventh annual LCGC Awards continue the time-honoured tradition of celebrating the careers of outstanding chromatographers. The 2014 Lifetime Achievement in Chromatography Award is granted to Fred E. Regnier. Here we chart his career and accomplishments. More...
Features of Difference Mass Analyzers Applied to Multi-Allergen Screening
Suitability of Ionic Liquid GC Columns for Various Applications
Enhanced Detection and Confirmation in Forensic Toxicology Screening Using a UHPLC-QTOF System
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