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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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Detecting Counterfeit Cosmetics

By June 22, 2015

Every year the cosmetics industry suffers multi-billion dollar losses due to counterfeit cosmetic products.1 Due to much stricter regulatory controls in Europe and North America, 66% of counterfeit goods come from Asia.2 The risk to… 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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Agro Food industry Hi Tech article: Ensuring the Consistency and Quality of Food and Beverages with New Advancements in Mass Spectrometry

By March 16, 2015

by Joe Romano  Joe Romano is Senior Manager of Waters’ Food and Environmental Business and a member of the AgroFood Industry Hi Tech Scientific Advisory Board In his recently published article in AGRO Food Industry Hi… 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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Move Over LIMS… There’s a New Alternative for the Lab

By March 11, 2015

Powerful alternative to LIMS offers seamless lab-to-business connection for science-driven organizations Are you in the market for a Lab Information Management System (LIMS)? An alternative to the traditional LIMS systems is the new NuGenesis Lab… 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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