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Mission Improbable: Rapid Total Sugar Reporting for Beer by Mass Detection

By January 31, 2017

Lion, one of the largest food and beverage companies in Australia and New Zealand, wanted to monitor fermentation profiles to completion as the company introduced voluntary nutritional panels across its beer portfolio. See what they gained by changing from electrochemical to mass detection.

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Advancing Omics Research and Reducing Bias with New MS Technology for Data-Independent Acquisition Experiments

By December 20, 2016

Targeted LC-MS based assays are increasingly applied in the post-discovery Omics area with an emphasis on validation, the first of many phases in translational research; and in studies that are aimed at gaining the understanding… Read more >

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Work Hard. Don’t Quit. Keep an Open Mind. Career Tips for the Analytical Scientist!

By December 19, 2016

Tips for Making The Analytical Scientist’s Prized PowerList The Analytical Scientist magazine published its PowerList 2016 of the most influential women in the analytical sciences in October. Named to the list was Dr. Isabelle Francois, Business… Read more >

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Webinar Highlights: Microfluidics for Macromolecules

By November 14, 2016

Hi, I’m Jim Murphy, Principal Consulting Chemist at Waters, and I recently collaborated with Lucinda (Cohen) Hittle to present an exciting BioanalysisZone webinar on the use of microflow chromatography for macromolecules. Lucinda, a Director of… Read more >

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Tips to maintain your HPLC & UHPLC systems and columns

By October 13, 2016

Recently, Ade Kujore (Cecil Instruments), Tracie Brombos (GenTech Scientific), and I were asked by Angelo De Palma, a well-respected writer for Lab Manager magazine, to contribute to an article about maintaining and caring for your… Read more >

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Webinar Highlights: Advanced Techniques in Peptide Isolation

By October 10, 2016

Hello, I’m Andy Aubin, Principal Consulting Chemist at Waters.  Jo-Ann Jablonski, Principal Scientist at Waters, and I recently conducted a webinar that addressed some techniques to make peptide purifications more efficient. We discussed three techniques:… Read more >

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The Waters ACQUITY Arc System Receives 2016 Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award

By October 4, 2016

Bridging the gap between HPLC and UPLC performance, the ACQUITY Arc System is a favorite of QC laboratories that test small and large molecule pharmaceuticals. We’re excited to announce today (Tuesday, Oct. 5) that our… Read more >

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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 >

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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 >

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Microflow LC Offers Better Sensitivity Due to Reduced Matrix Effects!

By August 15, 2016

What are matrix effects? In my last post, “What is Microflow,”  I talked about two main parameters – better sampling efficiency and reduced matrix effects – for microflow LC/MS that result in higher sensitivity than its… Read more >

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