The analytical demands for detecting organic contaminants in water at low ng/L level have pushed the development of new methodologies using LC/TQ instrumentation. In this regard, and in the last few years, advances in sensitivity and selectivity have made this challenge possible. This webinar will focus on the use of the new 6470 LC-MS-MS from Agilent Technologies for the sub ng/L level detection of several pharmaceuticals and pesticides in surface waters. Examples of optimization of several source...Read More
Bone remains are one of the least characterized and most challenging matrices for forensic toxicological analysis. Before the forensic utility of the matrix may be fully realized, controlled experiments must be carried out. This presentation will highlight the value that UPLC-based approaches have brought to the drug analysis of bone samples. In addition, we will discuss the most recent findings in analytical developments using UPLC-QTof mass spectrometry, including: dramatic enhancements in sensitivity,...Read More
Apr 24, 2017
In the context of the European project μAqua, UPLC/MS/MS and flow cytometry were used to confirm the presence and wide distribution of dihydro derivatives of anatoxin-a toxins in European freshwaters.
Apr 24, 2017
Italian scientists used denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis to help discover the yeasts responsible for spoiling a cream-filled baked product.
Apr 24, 2017
Scientists in the Czech Republic have used ion-exchange liquid chromatography to analyze the amino acid profiles of zinc resistant prostate cancer cell lines.View All Ezines
Nov 27, 2016
Selected key technologies of the analytical science industry are discussed by Steve Down with reference to burgeoning application areas and the scope for future improvements.
Nov 25, 2016
Ion source pressure plays a significant role in the process of ionization and the subsequent ion transmission inside a mass spectrometer. Pressurizing the ion source to a gas pressure greater than atmospheric pressure is a relatively new approach that aims to further improve the performance of atmospheric pressure ionization sources. A brief review on the development of super-atmospheric pressure ion sources, including high-pressure electrospray, field desorption and superheated ESI, and the strategies to...
Nov 16, 2016
In the current context of international conflicts and localized terrorist actions, there is unfortunately a permanent threat of attacks with unconventional warfare agents. Among these, biological agents such as toxins, microorganisms, and viruses deserve particular attention owing to their ease of production and dissemination. Mass spectrometry-based techniques for the detection and quantification of biological agents have a decisive role to play for countermeasures in a scenario of biological attacks.View All Education Articles
Jun 18, 2017
Washington, DC, Czech Republic
The HPLC 2017 Prague symposium is organized for the first time in the Czech Republic. The HPLC symposium series is well known as the world leading forum for the information exchange among researchers dealing with separations in liquid phases and supercritical fluids.
Date: May 24, 2017 - 15:00
Continuous improvements in GC/MS and LC/MS have revealed a stunning array of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) in municipal wastewaters. What is known from global studies is that exposure to biologically active compounds, even at ng/L concentrations, can impact endocrine systems in nature and manifest as negative impacts like altered gene regulation, the presence of mixed reproductive tissues (intersex) and skewed sex ratios. Advancing Canadian Wastewater Assets (ACWA) is a research...
Mark F. Vitha
Oct 21, 2016
Oct 11, 2016
Gerhardus de Jong
Aug 3, 2016
Mar 27, 2017
Mar 23, 2017
Mar 21, 2017
Date: Mar 8, 2017
Thomas Tucker from Waters Corporation discusses Empower Cloud, a cloud deployable, compliance ready enterprise Chromatography Data Software (CDS).