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The Historical Role of Mass Spectrometry in Newborn Screening

By September 24, 2018

Newborn screening for inherited metabolic disorders dates to the early 1960s when Dr. Robert Guthrie in Buffalo, New York developed the first screening test for phenylketonuria (or PKU), a metabolic disease in which patients can’t metabolize the amino acid phenylalanine.

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Get Empowered: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #87, Custom Fields

By September 19, 2018
Empower tip-of-the-week

How to modify a Custom Field in Empower Software.

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Nourishing Food and Water Research

By September 12, 2018

Opening this week in Singapore is a new resource for scientists in the challenging position of needing analytical insights as part of their food and water research, but who lack access to state-of-the-art instrumentation … we’re so excited we wanted to share a preview!

Categories: Food & Environmental

Get Empowered: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #86, Custom Fields

By September 12, 2018
Empower tip-of-the-week

As we continue to demonstrate ways to use Custom Fields in Empower, see how to copy a Custom Field from one Project to another.

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Why Tandem Mass Spec is Essential for Newborn Screening

By September 7, 2018

Mass spectrometry has been game changer in newborn screening because rather than having a single test for a single condition, there was now a technique that provided a single test for a large number of different conditions.

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Get Empowered: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #85, Custom Fields

By September 6, 2018
Empower tip-of-the-week

In Empower Software, a Peak Custom Field is a user-defined calculation pertaining to a peak or peaks within the chromatogram. Our goal in this Empower Tip is to calculate the percent of Label Claim for an ingredient in the final product.

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Get Empowered: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #84, Custom Fields

By August 29, 2018
Empower tip-of-the-week

As we continue our series on using Custom Fields in Empower Software, learn how to create a Component Custom Field.

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The Quest for a Universal Chromatography Technique

By August 23, 2018

When considering that the range of compounds that might be subject to chromatography goes from highly volatile species with molecular weights of tens of Daltons, to proteins with molecular weights of hundreds of thousands of Daltons, maybe it isn’t so surprising that there are a variety of separation techniques required.

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Get Empowered: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #83, Custom Fields

By August 22, 2018
Empower tip-of-the-week

With Empower Tip #83, we continue looking at Custom Fields and learn how to create a Custom Sample Set Field. A Sample Field is something that identifies a sample and each sample can have its own set of unique identifiers. A Custom Sample Set Field is something that identifies the entire Sample Set. Common Custom Sample Set Fields are method type, column used, and mobile phase used.

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Get Empowered: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #82, Custom Fields

By August 15, 2018
Empower tip-of-the-week

Tip #82: How to create a Custom Field in Empower Welcome back to Get Empowered! In the last Empower tip-of-the-week post for Empower CDS Software, we learned about using the Result Audit Viewer to understand the… Read more >

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