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Is Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry Child’s Play?

By December 4, 2015

On Wednesday evening after dinner and my usual digestif, I was watching the webcast “Making Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry Routine” when my son walked by. “Wow dad, that’s kind of cool! What the heck is… Read more >

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Modernizing Traditional Chinese Medicines

By November 23, 2015

Traditional Chinese or herbal medicines (TCM) have been used by patients and doctors for thousands of years. According to a 2006 overview in Toxicologic Pathology, the “documentation of Chinese materia medica (CMM) dates back to… Read more >

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The Excitement and Frustration of ADCs

By October 8, 2015

Bioanalysis of Antibody Drug Conjugates in the Spotlight Few, if any, of the joggers along Boston’s Charles River could have realized the anticipation contained within the Hyatt Cambridge on a recent September Sunday morning. In… Read more >

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Multiple Attribute Monitoring of Biopharmaceuticals Using Mass Detection

By September 3, 2015

Multiple attribute monitoring has become a hot topic of discussion within biopharmaceutical organizations as the methodology allows detection and measurement of more critical quality attributes than conventional methods. Waters recently sponsored an outstanding webinar on… Read more >

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Microflow LC-MS in Early Discovery through Development

By April 23, 2015

Let’s face it. Microflow LC-MS is a challenge. Only a few do it well, and even fewer do it well consistently. And for those who have had success, their methods can completely fall apart when… Read more >

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Characterizing Extractables from Packaging Materials

By April 9, 2015

Characterization of packaging in various industries has become more important due to ever-increasing global regulations. The first regulations for plastics used in food packaging and contact materials were established in 1982 in Europe1, which have… Read more >

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The Answer to Fast, Sensitive, and Simple Released N-Glycan Profiling and Characterization

By March 9, 2015

How quickly can you go from glycosylated protein to glycan fragment confirmation?   Now, analyzing released N-glycans takes about as much time as it does for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots to erase… Read more >

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Have we bridged the gap between qual and quan using HRMS?

By March 2, 2015

Increasing Size, Complexity and Potency: The Bioanalytical Challenge of the Next Decade, was the theme for the 3-day APA India held in Mumbai, India from February 23-25, 2015. Close to 300 attendees gathered to discuss… Read more >

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Chapter and Verse: USP 621 and You

By February 23, 2015

In August 2014, the United States Pharmacopeia and the National Formulary (USP-NF) put into effect new guidelines to “allowable adjustments” in its Chapter <621> (USP37-NF32 S1). And as of August 1, 2016 when USP 39… Read more >

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Waters and Ferring Collaborate to Host Peptide Bioanalysis Forum

By February 12, 2015

Close to sixty scientists from across Western Europe gathered for the Peptide Bioanalysis Forum held on-site at Ferring Pharmaceuticals A/S in Copenhagen on February 3-4, 2015. A collaborative effort between Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Waters Corporation,… Read more >

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