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The Column-07-24-2015

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The LCGC Blog: Forensics, Lawyers, and Method Validation — Surprising Knowledge Gaps

July 24, 2015

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LCGC Blogger Kevin Schug has uncovered some surprising knowledge gaps in method validation and forensic analysis.

Solid-Phase Microextraction in Clinical Diagnostics

July 24, 2015

Features

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Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada are collaborating with clinicians at Toronto General Hospital to develop preclinical and clinical applications of solid-phase microextraction (SPME). Bethany Degg of The Column spoke to Barbara Bojko from the team to find out more.

Improving Sanitation with the Help of GC–MS

July 24, 2015

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As part of a wider project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop sustainable next-generation toilets for lower-income countries (the “Reinvent the Toilet Challenge”), researchers have applied gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC–MS) to profile the malodour compounds in the headspace of latrines in Africa and India.

Diagnosing Diabetes Using Amino Acid Profiling of Hair

July 24, 2015

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Profiling amino acids in scalp hair could aid the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. Researchers performed gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC–MS) on hair samples taken from diagnosed patients and healthy patients to show that type 2 diabetes alters the amino acid composition of hair’s main building block, keratin, and that this biomarker could aid diagnosis in the clinic.

Vol 11 No 13 The Column July 24, 2015 Europe and Asia PDF

July 24, 2015

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Click the title above to open The Column July 24, 2015 Europe & Asia issue, Volume 11, Number 13, in an interactive PDF format.

Vol 11 No 13 The Column July 24, 2015 North American PDF

July 24, 2015

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Click the title above to open The Column July 24, 2015 North American issue, Volume 11, Number 13, in an interactive PDF format.