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Articles by Kevin Altria

Kevin Altria

Kevin Altria is an associate director in the pharmaceutical development department of GlaxoSmithKline. He is editor of "CE Currents" and a member of LCGC Europe's editorial advisory board.

"Sigma" Approaches to Maintain Quality and Reduce Variations when Performing Chromatography Analysis
February 4, 2013

Sigma approaches are used to reduce variations and improve quality when performing chromatographic procedures. The terminology of this approach is introduced, together with illustrative examples and suggestions.

"Lean" Approaches to Reduce Waste when Performing Chromatography Analysis
January 15, 2013

"Lean" approaches are used to reduce wastes and costs when performing chromatographic procedures. The terminology of this approach is introduced in this article, together with illustrative examples and suggestions.

Optimize Method Repeatability with CE
September 1, 2011

Why is method repeatability so important in capillary electrophoresis?

Analysis of Inorganic Anions by Capillary Electrophoresis
March 1, 2011

Capillary Electrophoresis is useful for analysing simple inorganic anions in forensic, clinical and pharmaceutical applications.

Analysis of Inorganic Anions by CE
January 1, 2011

CE is suitable for the analysis of simple inorganic ions, such as chloride, nitrate and sulphate. This method is robust and rugged.

A CE Revival
November 5, 2010

Kevin Altria, associate director at GlaxoSmithKline and CE Currents editor on the current status of CE as an effective analytical technique.

Analysing Metal Ions by CE
November 1, 2010

The benefits of using capillary electrophoresis to detect metal ions.

Consumables for CE
January 1, 2010

A review of the expanding range of consumables available to capillary electrophoresists and why they are useful

Effects of Sample-Dissolving Solvents and Sample Ionic Strength in Routine CE Operation
May 1, 2009

The ionic strength of a sample and the solvent used to dissolve it play a pivotal role in routine capillary electrophoresis (CE).


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