The Column-06-08-2012

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June 08, 2012

Many drugs that are sold on the street have been modified or diluted by the dealer and as a consequence forensic laboratories are overwhelmed with samples, which can take a long time to process.

4th International Conference on Polyolefin Characterization

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June 08, 2012

A team of scientists in Spain has produced a new method that detects traces of veterinary drugs in baby food.

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June 08, 2012

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the world.

With accountability and regulatory compliance being such a large part of the modern laboratory, the necessity for a laboratory information management system (LIMS) cannot be understated.

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June 08, 2012

Malaria is one of the biggest killers in the developing world. In order to wage war on this disease the quality of the drugs that are available must be of the highest possible.

GPC/SEC results and their validity are crucial in many applications, for example, as part of a QC/QA test for a product release, the registration and accreditation of polymeric products or formulations with regulatory agencies such as the FDA, REACH and many more. Obviously, the accuracy and precision of GPC/SEC results is an important issue in such a context.

A method for the assay of an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) and five known and unknown impurities was developed in accordance with Quality by Design (QbD) principles.