The Column-10-03-2013

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Market Profile: Ion Chromatography

A novel orally active insecticidal peptide (OAIP-1) has been isolated from the venom of one of Australia's largest spiders, the Australian tarantula (Selenotypus plumipes) using reversed-phase liquid chromatography (reversed-phase LC) coupled with mass spectrometry (MS). The study was recently published in the journal PLOS ONE.1

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October 03, 2013

Is "green foodomics" another buzzword or a new direction in food analysis?

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October 03, 2013

The latest on-line highlights, company, and research news in brief as selected by the LCGC editorial team.

This article presents applications of ELSD in GPC/SEC. It discusses both the advantages and disadvantages as well as the practical considerations for use in GPC/SEC.

In this technical tip from CHROMacademy we re-visit some of the lesser known or remembered facts relating to silica particles used in chromatography.

An excerpt from LCGC's e-learning tutorial on translating GC methods at CHROMacademy.com

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The Urine Metabolome Database (UMDB) (www.urinemetabolome.ca) containing detailed information on over 3000 metabolites has been launched following the comprehensive quantitative metabolome characterization of urine by scientists at the University of Alberta, Canada.1 The project is part of the on-going Human Metabolome Project launched in 2005 by Genome Canada and Genome Alberta, and has so far received $600 million in funding from the Canadian government.