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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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NASA’s New Horizons set the standards, Waters Xevo users benefit

By July 27, 2015

NASA made history again recently as the spacecraft New Horizons successfully flew by Pluto, the last of the nine ‘classical’ planets, to gather valuable data about an area of our solar system that we know… Read more >

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Ion mobility: Providing better answers for age-old problems

By June 26, 2015

For many years, the prevailing wisdom has been that in the event of chromatographic coelution, caused by complex samples, what is needed is a high-resolution mass spectrometer that can accurately identify different species contained within… Read more >

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Screening for Melamine, Cyanuric Acid, and Dicyandiamide in Powdered Milk and Infant Formula

By June 22, 2015

Melamine and cyanuric acid (CA) are low mass, nitrogen-rich compounds that have been linked to protein adulteration in various foodstuffs in the past.1 While melamine and cyanuric acid are not individually toxic, in combination they can… Read more >

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Dispersion Matters: Rethinking How LC Systems Should be Categorized

By June 19, 2015

For more than five decades, attempts have been made to improve liquid chromatography separations performance by reducing the particle size of the stationary phase. However, the benefits of doing so can only be realized if… 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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Is Ion Mobility Ready for Routine Use?

By April 15, 2015

Sitting in the Waters’ John Dalton Suite in Wilmslow, England two weeks ago felt somewhat duplicitous. Here we were, in the part of the world considered the birthplace of Mass Spectrometry (MS), about to embark… 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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Full Spectrum Molecular Imaging: More Than Just Pretty Pictures

By March 13, 2015

The spatial distribution of molecules throughout a sample can provide a wealth of information regarding biological, physiological, and chemical phenomena and processes. One of the most recent and exciting developments in the study of molecular… Read more >

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