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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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Now Available: Peptide and Protein Bioanalysis Application Notebook

By February 9, 2015

Peptides and proteins are not small molecules. Why treat them the same? Analyzing large molecules may be one of the greatest challenges that the bioanalyst faces at the beginning of the 21st century. Employing LC-MS for the… Read more >

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Authenticity of Herbal Supplements: The Analytical Tug-of-War

By February 6, 2015

Is DNA barcoding the best technique to test product authenticity or adulteration of herbal or dietary supplements? Or chromatography and mass spectrometry?

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Advancing the Characterization and Quality Control of Botanical Extracts with Mass Spectrometry

By January 29, 2015

Bio-Botanica is a leading manufacturer of 500+ quality botanical extracts for the cosmetic, personal care, pharmaceutical, and nutraceutical industries. With a continuing focus on innovation, Bio-Botanica has pioneered numerous advancements in the botanical field over its… Read more >

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Nominations Open for Bioanalysis Zone Young Investigator Award

By January 15, 2015

Bioanalysis Zone is now accepting nominations for the Waters-sponsored 2015 Young Investigator Award. Over the last five years, Bioanalysis Zone and peer-reviewed journal Bioanalysis recognized and promoted the work of talented early-career researchers with the Award. Nominees… Read more >

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