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Binary vs. Quaternary: How to Decide Which Pump is Right for You

By September 12, 2016

Well, you’ve made it this far, and I am guessing that you are coming back because I have provided some useful information to help you understand the differences and nuances of a binary versus a… Read more >

Categories: General

Is using Microflow LC in an Industrial Setting Really that Cumbersome?

By August 30, 2016

Microflow or nanoflow chromatography has been used mostly in the academic and fundamental research environment in the past for its various advantages over analytical liquid chromatography, but rarely in the industrial settings. This is most… Read more >

Categories: Pharmaceutical, Technologies
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Cosmetics Safety Testing: A Path to Data Integrity and Traceability

By August 30, 2016
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How could updated CPC regulations potentially impact analytical chemists working in the CPC industry? I don’t think I’m going out on a limb too much if I say that if the regulations are updated, the demand for analytical testing for existing products and for reformulations is going to go up.

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Good Scent. Bad Reaction? A New Approach for Detecting Fragrance Allergens

By August 17, 2016
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Have you ever sat next to someone wearing heavy cologne and suddenly noticed that your eyes were watering? Hopefully, you’ve never had that experience, but if you have (I actually have), then there’s a good… Read more >

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What Bioanalysis Zone’s New Investigator Award Says About the Future of Science: An Interview with Erin Chambers, PhD

By August 15, 2016

Dr. Erin Chambers is a Director in the Scientific Operations group at Waters Corporation. She recently served as a judge for the Bioanalysis Zone New Investigator Award. I sat down with Erin to gauge her… Read more >

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Microflow LC Offers Better Sensitivity Due to Reduced Matrix Effects!

By August 15, 2016

What is matrix effect? In my last post, What is Microflow,  I talked about two main parameters,  better sampling efficiency and reduced matrix effect, for microflow LC/MS offering higher sensitivity than its conventional counterpart. Let’s take… Read more >

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Innovation & Safety: Overcoming Two of the Biggest Challenges in Cosmetics Product Development

By August 11, 2016
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Over the last couple of years, I have been traveling around the world talking to scientists and business leaders in the Cosmetics and Personal Care (CPC) industry in order to understand their scientific and business… Read more >

Categories: Chemical, Environmental
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The Advantages of a Targeted 2D LC Approach

By August 10, 2016

  Webinar Highlights Focus on the Relevant: The Advantages of a Targeted 2D Chromatography Approach Hi folks, I’m Daniel Root, Senior Product Marketing Manager for Multidimensional LC Systems at Waters. I recently conducted a webinar… Read more >

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Method Scaling in Preparative HPLC: Analytical Method &
Preparative Method

By August 8, 2016

Andrew Aubin (Andy): Manager, Purification / SFx Systems Marketing Laboratory & Blogger VOC: Voice of the Chemist VOC:  “I tried to scale up my analytical HPLC method to prep and it didn’t work.” Andy:  This is… Read more >

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What is microflow LC?

By July 28, 2016

What are the differences between micro-scale and conventional LC? Microflow (a.k.a. microscale) LC has been widely applied to proteomic research for years. Recently, as microflow LC-MS systems continue to evolve, more and more laboratories in… Read more >

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