August 2021 | The Column

Breath Diagnostics Using Chromatography for COVID-19 and Triage Applications

August 04, 2021

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Professor Paul Thomas from the Centre for Analytical Science at Loughborough University in Leicestershire, UK, discusses the role of a rapid breath diagnostic method for COVID-19 using GC–IMS and the wider impact and realities of field breath testing and analysis through the European Toxi-Triage project.

Tips & Tricks: A Few Things Chromatograms Can (and Can’t) Tell

August 04, 2021

Features

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Often incorrect conclusions on molar mass and molar mass distribution are drawn by simply looking at a chromatogram. However, certain valuable information can be obtained directly from the chromatogram. This instalment of Tips & Tricks will deal with some common misinterpretations of chromatograms.