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LCGC Europe - News Update
Advanstar Communications

5 June 2014
In this Issue
How to pick column combinations for GCxGC
When you are setting up a  two-dimensional GC separation (GCxGC), how do you get the optimal combination of columns with the least amount of method development pain? In two new short videos, Nick Snow of Seton Hall offers advice, about column type and column length. More...
Automated Solid Phase Extraction and Concentration System for Drinking Water
The New EconoTrace® Parallel SPE system and Concentration from automates existing methods used for Drinking Water analysis such as manual SPE techniques and replaces older manual Liquid-Liquid Extraction techniques and outdated semi-automated instruments. The system is designed to simplify, improve, and increase productivity by automating the manual steps of the laboratory's sample preparation processes. The EconoTrace ® SPE and Concentration system accepts all SPE cartridge and column formats. More information.
SPME with GC–MS Identifies Potential Larynx Cancer Biomarkers
In a new study published in the journal Chromatographia, solid-phase microextraction (SPME) with gas chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry (GC–MS) has been performed to identify two potential biomarkers of epidermoid laryngeal cancer, that could be used in non-invasive diagnostic testing. More...
Speeding Up Your HPLC System
The CHROMacademy team provide some tips to modify both the HPLC system and column, which can help to achieve the desired goal of reduced analysis time. More...
Current features
LC Troubleshooting: Readers’ Questions: Calibration
This month's "LC Troubleshooting" from John Dolan looks at two reader-submitted questions regarding method calibration. 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:
Solid-Phase Extraction and LC–MS Analysis of Benzodiazepines in Urine
Benzodiazepines are extensively misused as a result of their hypnotic-sedative properties and relative availability, and they are often used in combination with other drugs, which can result in life-threatening conditions. This article presents a SPE and LC–MS method for the analysis of benzodiazepines in synthetic urine samples. More...
Featured Products
EternityXT bulk and columns
AkzoNobel launched its Kromasil EternityXT bulk material for compound purification.  These new reversed-phase materials offer first-rate separation power and loadability at low, medium and high pH. Smaller particle size prepacked UHPLC/HPLC columns are available. Learn more
Lab water purification in tune with your needss
Award winning PURELAB® Chorus range delivers Ultra Pure Type I through to Type III general grade water.  Robust and reliant, ELGA’s PURELAB Chorus brings consistent water purity for your lab. Learn more
On Demand Webcasts
The Analysis of Dioxins in Food with a High Performance GC-Triple Quadrupole System Accoding to EU 252/2012 Regulations
Making Better GC Connections While Ensuring an Inert Sample Flow Path
Complete Inorganic Elemental Speciation Analysis Solutions for Food Safety
Editor's Series: Analysis and Identification of Emerging Contaminants and their Transformation Products in River Water, Urban Water, and Hospital Wastewaters: Sample Preparation and LC–MS Techniques
Features of Different Mass Analysers Applied to Multi-Allergen Screening
Monoclonal antibodies complete primary structure and biosimilarity assessment in a single analysis using CESI–MS–MS
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Upcoming Webcasts
Editors’ Series: Exploiting Recent Development in HPLC and MS for Improved Polyphenol Analysis
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