LCGC North America-08-01-2008

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August 01, 2008

Restek Corporation (Bellefonte, Pennsylvania), has announced its anticipated January 1, 2009 transition from 22% to 100% employee ownership under an ESOP structure.

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Column Watch

August 01, 2008

HPLC 2008 was held in Baltimore in May. Columnist Ron Majors covers the highlights of this major symposium, held in the U.S. every two years.

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August 01, 2008

U.S. researchers have developed a new LC–MS-MS method that is more sensitive for detecting if athletes have taken drugs to artificially boost testosterone and increase physical performance.

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MS- The Practical Art

August 01, 2008

Michael Balogh begins a three-part overview series, answering questions about mass spectrometers, their use and capabilities, and including links to more detailed further reading in readily available articles written for the nonspecialist.

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August 01, 2008

Although the Indian economy has garnered world attention with its importance in the IT and service sectors, the country recently has become far more prominent in industries that are strong sources of demand for analytical instrumentation. Foremost among these is the pharmaceutical industry, as India is now the fourth largest country in terms of production volume.

A synopsis of our work detailing the use of chemometric response surface methodology (RSM) in two capillary electrophoresis (CE) studies is described.

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LC Troubleshooting

August 01, 2008

After returning from Israel, John Dolan dedicates this month's column discussion to three problems that know no international boundaries: how to condition a new column, the effect of washing a column with water, and ...

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August 01, 2008

Horizon Technology (Salem, New Hampshire), a manufacturer of automated sample preparation equipment, has announced that it has partnered with the Water Environment Federation and the International Water Association to promote World Water Monitoring Day (WWMD) 2008.

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Validation Viewpoint

August 01, 2008

A very useful construct in engineering and analytical chemistry is the concept of a time-invariant linear system. The properties of the system (as for a mathematical function) are defined by a relationship between the response and the excitation, and ...

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August 01, 2008

Phenomenex, Inc. (Torrance, California), a consumables manufacturer, has announced the opening of its new subsidiary in Utrecht, the Netherlands.