Breakthrough in TLC chromatogram development

Dr Matthias Loppacher looks at a thin-layer chromatography solution to control environmental factors to a level where reproducible and standardised results can be achieved.

Analysts increasingly turn to gel permeation chromatography

Gel permeation chromatography (GPC) measures the molecular weight distribution of polymers.

integrated sample hplc preparation device

HPLC sample preparation can be a tedious process. Whatman has developed a product called Mini-UniPrep (MUP) that greatly enhances the efficiency of that sample preparation process. MUP combines a mixing/reaction container, filtration device...

Laboratories and documentation

Analytic conceptual formulation traceability and the complete documentation of the production processes play a more important role of extended product liability, more than ever.

Peristaltic pumps bring controlled flow to scientific instruments

The Cecil range of UV/visible spectrophotometers includes models designed for student teaching, routine analysis, quality control applications and cutting-edge research.

Mass spectrometry efficiency rises

A new software package that raises the efficiency of mass spectrometry is now available from Autoscribe.

Integrated instrument for gel permeation chromatography

Gel permeation chromatography is a well-developed technique for determining the molecular weight distribution of polymers. Dr Greg Saunders reports.

Complex peptide mixture analysis through ion trap mass spectrometer

Traditionally, rapid identification of low abundance proteins in complex mixtures has utilised three-dimensional (3D) quadrupole ion trap spectrometry systems.

Demand for high speed analysis drives clinical lab developments

Every year consulting company Frost & Sullivan (F&S) presents its technology leadership award to the company that has pioneered and steered technological advances in its industry with cutting-edge products and concepts.

Greener and cleaner fuels through evaporative light scattering detection

The use of evaporative light scattering detection (ELSD) within in the field of HPLC is continuously growing, due to its universal nature.

Immobilisation helps broaden extended choice of solvents

Tong Zhang and Pilar Franco examine extended solvent versatility of immobilised polysaccharide-derived chiral stationary phases for the separation of enantiomers by chromatography.

Advancements in biotechnology to widen the scope and operating conditions for industrial enzymes

Typically, industrial enzymes are very sensitive to pH, temperature, humidity, and contaminants. Scientists are hard pressed to continuously improve the operating conditions of enzymes to enable their functioning on par with conventional...

Cost cutting measures and patent expirations to propel the European generics and biogenerics market

The upcoming spate of patent expirations bodes well for the European generics market. The growing loss of patent protection on blockbuster brands over the next few years, coupled with the rising need to contain spiralling healthcare costs,...

Maintenance-free chromatography system

Robust and maintenance-free hardware is the main requirement for a strong and reliable chromatography system. Büchi has recently developed a new modular Flash chromatography system which is based on medium pressure chromatography...

Characterising glycosylated peptides on a spectrometer

Glycosylation is an important post-translational modification associated with many proteins that have a regulatory function. Several LC-MS/MS approaches have been used for analysis and structural elucidation of glycoproteins. Gargi...

Adding extra functionality to high-res ultrasonic spectroscopy

High-resolution ultrasonic spectroscopy (HR-US) is a novel technique for non-destructive material analysis based on precision measurements of parameters (velocity and attenuation) of high-frequency sound waves, propagating through analysed...

Testing Toyopearl process materials

Toyoscreen is a fast method to test Toyopearl process materials.

Wide choice of 384-well assay plates

Porvair Sciences, specialists in microplate technology, has a comprehensive range of high quality 384-well assay plates providing an ideal solution for almost all fluorescence, luminescence, absorption, ELISA/turbidity and scintillation...

Manufacture of high purity inorganic compounds

High purity inorganic salts are used in many different production units and institutions such as aerospace, electronics, in the pharmaceutical, chemical and petrochemical industries, as well as in the automobile and optical industries, to...

Improved spectroscopy software

Ultrasonic Scientific Ltd launches new, enhanced customer-driven software, Smart Sound for its range of High-Resolution Ultrasonic Spectrometers (HR-US).




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