The Column-11-23-2015

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Hydrophilic interaction chromatography (HILIC) is becoming more popular. Dr Tohru Ikegami from the Department of Biomolecular Engineering at the Kyoto Institute of Technology in Kyoto, Japan, reveals more about the evolution of HILIC, important new developments, and tips on how to get the most from this technique.

Researchers at Zhejiang University, China, have developed a new method combining liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) and off-line nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) to analyze the constituents within traditional Chinese medicines (TCMs).

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A new screening procedure has been developed for the detection of common “non banned” drugs used by athletes. The method targets multiple pharmacologically active compounds by liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization coupled to tandem mass spectrometry (LC-ESI-MS-MS).

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LCGC Blogger Tony Taylor offers some simple visual methods to assess column performance.

Jack Cochran’s new column “Practical GC” aims to provide readers with practical advice and new experimental evidence for how to get the best results from their gas chromatography (GC) systems. The first article in a series on split injection GC focuses on the advantages of using “shoot-and-dilute” GC.

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November 05, 2015

Incognito offers his rules for a chromatographer’s life.