LCGC North America-05-01-2007

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May 01, 2007

Chiral technology has become a very important aspect for scientists involved in the pharmaceutical, chemical, and agricultural industries. The chiral enantiomers can have vitally different pharmacological effects in biological systems. In fact, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration mandates that only therapeutically active isomers must be introduced to the prescription drug market.

Analysis by mass spectrometry (MS) of integral membrane proteins and those associated with membrane is an important aspect of proteomics.

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Validation Viewpoint

May 01, 2007

Peptide mapping is one of the preferred techniques for the comprehensive characterization of biopharmaceutical products and is often the analytical method of choice for studying a protein's primary structure.

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May 01, 2007

Phenomenex, Inc. (Torrance, California) announced that it has acquired Chemtek Analytica S.R.L. (Bologna, Italy), a subsidiary of Labservice Analytica S.R.L., and privately held SupWare (Hilleroed, Denmark).

The terms hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography (HILIC) and aqueous normal phase (ANP) chromatography very often are used interchangeably.

This month's installment of "Sample Prep Perspectives" describes a new extraction technique called QuEChERS (standing for quick, easy, cheap, effective, and safe and is pronounced "catchers") for the sample preparation of pesticides in foods and agricultural samples.

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LC Troubleshooting

May 01, 2007

Is it more than meets the eye?

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The 58th Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy was held February 25 to March 1, 2007, at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.