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  • Meeting the Challenge of Biological Changes Postsampling

    Meeting the Challenge of Biological Changes Postsampling

    Friday, May 16, 2014
    Application Note
    Marcus Söderquist
    Understanding the role of proteins, peptides, and their post-translational modifications, e.g., phosphorylations, in normal and diseased biological samples is crucial to elucidate in vivo biological ... read more
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Enterprise Thinking: Driving Open Standards Adoption in the Laboratory

    Enterprise Thinking: Driving Open Standards Adoption in the Laboratory

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Trish Meek, Séamus Mac Conaonaigh
    With the continued rise in the cost of drug research and development, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and research companies are rethinking the way they do business. read more
  • Improving FTIR Operation With a Contaminant Analysis Program

    Improving FTIR Operation With a Contaminant Analysis Program

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    John Monti
    Spectrum search (library search) is a procedure often used in contaminant analysis. It consists of using the search function included in Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) software or specialized ... read more
  • Effective Forensic Sample Tracking and Handling

    Effective Forensic Sample Tracking and Handling

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Tal Murthy, Brian Hewson
    With implications for the success of a legal case, forensic samples must be stored under optimal conditions to avoid DNA deterioration. Failure to maintain proper storage conditions can result in ... read more
  • Benefits of an Integrated Laboratory (iLAB)

    Benefits of an Integrated Laboratory (iLAB)

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Robert Pavlis
    An iLAB, or integrated laboratory, is a new type of laboratory informatics system—a total laboratory automation system. The value of an iLAB can best be appreciated by exploring four key problems with... read more
  • Challenging Chromatographic Peak Integration

    Challenging Chromatographic Peak Integration

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Shaun Quinn
    Integration is a fundamental task that all chromatographers perform on a daily basis. Due to faster chromatography, which is creating more data every day, the amount of time spent on integration is ... read more
  • Identifying Trace Compounds in Complex Mixtures With MS Data-Processing Software

    Identifying Trace Compounds in Complex Mixtures With MS Data-Processing Software

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Gareth M. Roberts
    With the ultimate aim of protecting workers, consumers, and the environment, industry regulations are continually expanding with respect to monitoring the volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emitted by ... 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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