The Column-09-06-2012

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September 06, 2012

Fasha Mahjoor, Founder and CEO of Phenomenex (Torrance, California, USA), will leap off the 87th floor of The Shard in London on 3 September to raise money for The Outward Bound Trust, an educational charity.

Glycoprotein monosaccharide compositional analysis is important for the development and manufacture of glycoprotein human therapeutics. Here we report a robust method for this analysis. This chromatographic method requires no mobile phase preparation thus saving time and delivering excellent retention time reproducibility that results in good method reproducibility.

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September 06, 2012

Market Profile: UHPLC

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September 06, 2012

The invasion of the cane toad (Rhinella marina) in tropical Australia has come at a great cost to native species and domestic pets since their introduction.

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September 06, 2012

The North Carolina State University Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) and the Dole Nutrition Research Laboratory (Kannapolis, North Carolina, USA) have collaborated to form a joint industry-academic postdoctoral fellowship, the first of its kind at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC).

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Sample clean-up using solid-phase extraction (SPE) and similar methods can sometimes be both time-consuming and expensive. The purification of complex plant extracts requires special care in particular. A robust and sensitive online SPE sample preparation method is described for the determination of steviol glycosides.

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September 06, 2012

A team of scientists has produced evidence that the pathogen, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, was present over 17000 years ago in a skeleton of extinct Bison antiquus.