The Column-07-02-2010

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July 15, 2010

PerkinElmer has recognized two of the world?s leading researchers in capillary chromatography at the 34th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography in Riva Del Garda, Italy.

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July 13, 2010

Weikang Bio-Technology Group, a Chinese manufacturer and marketer of traditional Chinese medicines, is launching a new project to research and develop liquorice flavonoids for use in therapeutics. For the study, the company reports that it intends to use supercritical carbon dioxide extraction technology to produce superior quality herbal extracts, column chromatography to isolate and purify compounds and HPLC to separate, identify and quantify compounds based on their idiosyncratic polarities.

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July 08, 2010

When wheat becomes infested with Hessian fly larvae the plant is forced to undergo a variety of physical and biochemical changes. The larvae?s saliva thins the surface of the leaf to allow the larvae to get to the liquid in the plant?s cells. A study funded by the US Department of Agriculture and published in The Plant Journal has investigated how this happens, which researchers hope will allow them to make plants more resistant.

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July 06, 2010

A Brazilian pharmaceutical supply group has implemented an integrated informatics solution from Thermo Fisher Scieintifc, consisting of a laboratory information management system and a chromatography data system.

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July 02, 2010

Global health and safety concerns now play a key role in driving innovation of liquid chromatography systems and the uptake of advanced LC technology, such as UHPLC.

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July 02, 2010

We spoke to Terrell Mathews from Phenomenex about the rationale behind the development of their Kinetex core-shell particle columns.

Discussing trends in sample preparation for the determination of phytochemicals in natural products.

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July 02, 2010

Welcome to the first global edition of The Column. This issue sees a merger with The Peak from LC–GC North America to create one global digital magazine.