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Columns Matter, Too: Choosing the Best Stationary Phase for NanoFlow and Microflow LC-MS

By April 3, 2018

On the impact of retentivity and characteristics of the stationary phases for reversed-phase proteomic separations and how you can use them to your advantage.

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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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High-throughput Microscale Bioanalysis is not a Paradox

By May 21, 2016

  Question: When someone says microscale chromatography, what comes to mind? Increased sensitivity? Reduced sample volume? Enhanced MS sampling efficiency? Yes, yes, and yes! You might also say, “finicky,” “slow,” or “only one person in… Read more >

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Can Sports Cars Increase Testosterone?

By March 8, 2016

According to published reports by Hiscox UK in 2008,  just listening to the sound of a sports car increased salivary testosterone levels in male and female participants. Another study, by Gad Saad et al, measured… Read more >

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Increasing the Efficiency and Accuracy of Pesticide Residue Screening in Food using Microfluidic Chromatography and Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry

By October 23, 2014

With the ever-increasing number of compounds that need to be monitored at low concentrations in a wide variety of complex food commodities, pesticide residue analysis in food has become a more challenging task. There is… Read more >

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