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Answering the Call with Compliance-Ready LC-MS Solutions for Oligonucleotide Analysis

By December 11, 2020

Oligonucleotides, or short strands of DNA or RNA, continue to increase in popularity. In addition to their essential role as primers and probes in the expanding clinical DNA testing and diagnostics market, they’re also seeing… Read more >

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Boosting Biopharma Productivity with Routine LC-MS

By December 1, 2020

As scientific advances continue to carry researchers into new arenas, it is vital that technology evolves in tandem. At Waters, we understand that it is only by leveraging fit-for-purpose technologies that researchers are able to… Read more >

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5 Peptide Bioanalysis Sample Preparation Challenges (and how to overcome them!)

By February 6, 2020

Scientists that have worked with peptides understand that peptide quantification can be challenging. One of the keys to successful peptide analysis is thorough and selective sample preparation. Sample preparation improves various aspects of chromatography and… Read more >

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Learning from User Experience

By May 8, 2019

What does “intelligence” mean in the context of biopharma analysis? Given the complex setting, much of the answer comes down to the task a user needs to complete, along with the question of who exactly… Read more >

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Making Mass Analysis Smarter for Biopharma

By March 12, 2019

There’s no question that we’ve entered the age of smart technology. Your phone, your home, your refrigerator, even your light bulbs are all getting smarter. Such technologies do more and more to run themselves, removing… Read more >

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The Future of Biopharmaceutical Development Just Became Brighter

By February 28, 2019

In late January, I traveled to WCBP (Well Characterized Biological Products), an industry conference that is hosted every year by the CASSS organization. It serves as a forum that brings together biopharmaceutical industry professionals and… Read more >

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Routine Mass Analysis Enables Greater Productivity in Biopharma Development

By January 15, 2019

Its great promise for routine monitoring of biologic drugs begs the question: Just when will LC-MS analysis become a true bedrock analytical tool for scientists and technicians throughout biopharma?

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Enhancing Analytical Productivity by Breaking Down Silos – Part 3

By January 9, 2019

Analytical data can be so much more than a historical point in time documented in a single report. In fact, biopharmaceutical organizations can use LC-MS data to build a continuum of compliance.

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I Resolve to Get Better mAb Separations

By August 8, 2018

We listened and learned how scientists separate mAbs and ADCs; then we designed a novel column for LC-MS bioseparations A critical step toward the prolific and successful use of monoclonal antibodies (mAb) as biotherapeutics occurred… Read more >

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The Expanding Role of Mass Spec for Peptide Mapping in Multi-Attribute Monitoring Assays

By July 12, 2018

There are two primary multi-attribute monitoring (MAM) assay choices for biologic development and QC: subunit protein mass analysis and peptide mapping by LC-MS. Here we explore how peptide mapping LC-MS MAM workflows are being used.

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