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In Beverly, the Shoe Fits for Bioanalysis!

By July 20, 2016

This past May, many of the nation’s leading bioanalysts gathered in New England to share ideas and explore the latest advances in mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography, and sample preparation for large molecule quantification. At Waters’… Read more >

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Oligonucleotide Therapeutics on the Rise… Again

By July 7, 2016

Oligonucleotide drug development has seen its share of ups and downs over the past 20 years – but why? The promise of antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs) and later small interfering oligonucleotides (siRNAs) as therapeutics that can… Read more >

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Binary vs. Quaternary: Which Pump is Right for You?

By July 6, 2016

How to decide which chromatography system pump is right for you 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… Read more >

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What do you get if you combine mass spectrometry with 5000 cups of beer, 1000 glasses of wine, and 600 servings of mac ‘n’ cheese?

By July 1, 2016

… A successful ASMS 2016! ASMS is definitely one of the highlights of our year and here at Waters we are only just recovering from this year’s event and, can you believe it, starting to… Read more >

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Binary vs. Quaternary Pumps: High Pressure Mixing vs. Low Pressure Mixing

By June 27, 2016

Welcome to the next installment in my series on binary vs. quaternary pumps for liquid chromatography! In my previous post, I discussed how gradients are created as well as the importance of having accuracy and precision… Read more >

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Do You See What We See? Mass Spectrometry Imaging is Revealing Insights in Biomedical Research

By June 21, 2016

The spatial distribution of molecular species in a sample can provide a wealth of information about biological, chemical and physiological processes. Mass spectrometry (MS) imaging is a rapidly developing research technique that enables specific measurement… Read more >

Categories: Biomedical Research

Binary vs. Quaternary Gradients: Precision vs. Accuracy

By June 20, 2016

In the last blog post I talked about how a gradient is formed by the two different pumps.  Today, we will look at the ability for those pumps to deliver the actual gradient that a… Read more >

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Is Your Biomedical Research Accurate and Precise?

By June 16, 2016

In biomedical research, scientists need the ability to accurately and precisely measure a biomarker or set of biomarkers in some disease vs. healthy experimental design. The ability to measure something depends on the ability of… Read more >

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Binary vs Quaternary Pumps: How is a Gradient Created?

By June 13, 2016

How is a Gradient Created? Any liquid chromatograph (LC) is an amalgamation of a certain set of components that delivers to the scientist a monograph of the sample they are analyzing.  Traditionally, an LC system… Read more >

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Phenome Research Footprint Continues to Expand

By June 8, 2016

Congratulations are in order as the University of Birmingham is the most recent university to expand the footprint of metabolic phenotyping research centres around the world. As state-of-the-art metabolic phenotyping facilities able to conduct small-scale… Read more >

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