The Column-02-19-2015

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Kate Mosford of The Column spoke to Rosa Perestrelo of Centro de Química da Madeira located in Madeira University, Portugal, about wine analysis. She reveals the science behind winemaking and offers her tips for selecting the best analytical method.

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Regulars

February 19, 2015

Incognito challenges commonly held views about consultants. Are you missing out on their valuable insight and know-how?

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This article explores how multiple detectors, particularly light scattering detectors, may be used for size-exclusion chromatography (SEC) in protein analysis.

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Features

February 19, 2015

The benefits of supported liquid extraction (SLE) in sample cleanup and, in particular, the use of a synthetic SLE sorbent are discussed.

Detecting estrogens at trace concentrations in biological fluids is key to understanding their role in the induction - and treatment - of disease. Researchers from the University of Texas Arlington, USA, have developed a method using restricted access-media (RAM) that enables the detection of trace levels of estrogen's using LC–MS–MS without liquid–liquid extraction (LLE) or solid-phase extraction (SPE).

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February 16, 2015

Pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) entering water supplies have been widely studied, but there is little information on the activity of these compounds in swimming pool water. Researchers have applied a PPCP analysis method previously developed for the detection of 32 PPCPs in wastewater to survey indoor swimming pools in the USA.