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  • 45th Anniversary Webinar: The Evolution of Mass Spectrometry

    45th Anniversary Webinar: The Evolution of Mass Spectrometry

    Monday, October 14, 2013
    Application Note
    We recently commemorated the 45th Anniversary of American Laboratory by presenting a live webinar, “The Evolution of Mass Spectrometry—History and Advances over the Last 45 Years.” Topics included the... read more
  • Advances in Mass Spectrometry at Pittcon® 2013

    Advances in Mass Spectrometry at Pittcon® 2013

    Friday, May 10, 2013
    Technical Article
    Brian D. Musselman
    This has been a busy year for mass spectrometry companies and with the Triennial International Conference on Mass Spectrometry occurring last fall. This year at Pittcon®, several new high-end mass ... read more
  • Automated Botulinum Neurotoxin Detection

    Automated Botulinum Neurotoxin Detection

    Monday, February 25, 2013
    Technical Article
    Karine Bagramyan, Aneela Reddy, Dobrin Nedelkov, Markus Kalkum
    Botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) is undoubtedly the most potent biological toxin known. Intravenously injected it could paralyze and kill a human being at a dose of just 1.2 ng BoNT per kg body weight. read more
  • Focus on Liquid Handling and 3-D Imaging at SLAS 2013

    Focus on Liquid Handling and 3-D Imaging at SLAS 2013

    Friday, February 08, 2013
    Technical Article
    Robert L. Stevenson
    Most commonly, laboratory automation involves a few hundred wells run for a specific purpose. SLAS 2013, the meeting of the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening, was held at the Gaylord ... read more
  • Second-Generation Expanded Bed Adsorption Scales from Lab to Plant

    Second-Generation Expanded Bed Adsorption Scales from Lab to Plant

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Application Note
    Robert L. Stevenson
    Expanded bed adsorption (EBA) was introduced in 1999 with adsorbents that were used for pressure-driven packed beds. These had densities in the range of 1.1–1.5 g/mL, which was not much higher than ... read more
  • Reducing DNA Sample Backlogs and Protecting Chain-of-Custody in the Forensic Laboratory

    Reducing DNA Sample Backlogs and Protecting Chain-of-Custody in the Forensic Laboratory

    Monday, December 24, 2012
    Technical Article
    Laurent Baron, Bobby Chavli, Lois Tack, Annette Summers
    For years, forensic laboratories in the U.S. have struggled to reduce DNA sample processing backlogs and human errors, both of which hinder timely and reliable criminal convictions. read more
  • EAS 2012—Energizing Analytical Solutions

    EAS 2012—Energizing Analytical Solutions

    Monday, August 27, 2012
    Technical Article
    Cecil Dybowski
    Since its beginnings over half a century ago, the Eastern Analytical Symposium has been “the” place to become energized about the latest developments in analytical technology and methodology. read more
  • Optimizing HPLC Sample Preparation

    Optimizing HPLC Sample Preparation

    Monday, February 06, 2012
    Technical Article
    Caitlin Smith
    Sample preparation is an important component for analysis in high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)/ultra high-performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC). This article outlines commonly used ... read more
  • Pittcon® 2011 Exposition: New Product Introductions in Optical Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry

    Pittcon® 2011 Exposition: New Product Introductions in Optical Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry

    Monday, May 09, 2011
    Technical Article
    George M. Frame II, Eileen M. Skelly Frame
    Of the 979 exhibitors at Pittcon® 2011, held March 13–18 in Atlanta, GA, 115 were first-time exhibitors, and more than 200 identified themselves as having something to do with spectroscopy, from ... read more
  • Effect of PBS Solutions on Chemokine Secretion of Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells

    Effect of PBS Solutions on Chemokine Secretion of Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Technical Article
    Michael Lichtenauer, Stefanie Nickl, Konrad Hoetzenecker, Andreas Mangold, Andreas Mitterbauer, Stefan Hacker, Matthias Zimmermann, Hendrik Jan Ankersmit
    Phosphate-buffered saline (PBS), a buffer solution commonly used in many biological research fields, contains monobasic potassium phosphate, sodium chloride, and dibasic sodium phosphate. read more
  • Characterization of Synthetic Block Copolymers by LC-MS

    Characterization of Synthetic Block Copolymers by LC-MS

    Monday, February 18, 2008
    Application Note
    Suze M. van Leeuwen, BoonHua Tan, Dirk W. Grijpma, Jan Feijen, Uwe Karst
    The basis for the physical properties of a (polymeric) material is found in its chemical composition. read more
  • The Nanoliter Syringes

    The Nanoliter Syringes

    Thursday, February 01, 2007
    Technical Article
    Andrew D. Sauter
    Following an informal collaboration with Affymax (Palo Alto, CA), Agilent Technologies (Palo Alto, CA), and Chem-Space Associates (Pittsburgh, PA), studying electrospray ionization 1 (ESI), the ... read more
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