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  • Improving the Crystallization Process for Optimal  Drug Development

    Improving the Crystallization Process for Optimal Drug Development

    Friday, March 28, 2014
    Application Note
    Michael Collazo, Soheila Vaezeslami, Sarah Burl
    Macromolecular X-ray crystallography is an important and powerful technique in drug discovery. Studying the specific interactions of a particular drug with its protein target at the atomic level can ... read more
  • Improved Long-Term Culture Using A Microfluidic Platform

    Improved Long-Term Culture Using A Microfluidic Platform

    Monday, October 07, 2013
    Application Note
    Alex Mok, Paul Hung, Cindy Chen, Sónia Gil, Kathleen Ongena
    Precise and biologically relevant in vitro studies require the ability to analyze cell responses to perturbations over time. In order to achieve successful long-term cell culture and imaging, however,... read more
  • What’s New in Optical Spectroscopy at Pittcon® 2013?

    What’s New in Optical Spectroscopy at Pittcon® 2013?

    Friday, May 10, 2013
    Technical Article
    Mark Fisher
    Soon after the first spectrophotometer was built, the challenge of improving it began. How could we make spectrophotometers better? Could we make them smaller, faster, or perhaps improve the ... read more
  • Recent Developments in Sulfur Analysis

    Recent Developments in Sulfur Analysis

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Application Note
    Scott Fess
    Environmental concerns to limit and minimize sulfur in crude oil and petroleum fuels are continuing to spread to many regions of the world, requiring new standard test methods and modern ... read more
  • Neutron Crystallography Contributes to Drug Design

    Neutron Crystallography Contributes to Drug Design

    Monday, January 07, 2013
    Technical Article
    Zoe Fisher
    Carbonic anhydrases are a large group of enzymes that are expressed in humans. Carbonic anhydrase (CA) catalyzes the reversible hydration of CO2 to make bicarbonate and a proton. As such, this enzyme ... read more
  • Pittcon® 2012 Roundup of Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry

    Pittcon® 2012 Roundup of Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry

    Monday, May 07, 2012
    Technical Article
    Jeffrey M. Perkel
    This past March, some 15,754 people from 90 countries descended on Orlando, Florida, for the annual Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (Pittcon®). read more
  • Applications of a Compact, Easy-to-Use Inverted Fluorescence Microscope

    Applications of a Compact, Easy-to-Use Inverted Fluorescence Microscope

    Tuesday, November 01, 2011
    Application Note
    Jennifer Kahle, Robert Levin, Walter Niles, Brian Rasnow, Mel Schehlein, Chris Shumate
    The scientific and medical applications of fluorescence microscopy have expanded substantially in the past two decades, and the potential to expand further is tremendous. read more
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