LCGC North America-09-01-2005

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Column Watch

September 01, 2005

HPLC 2005 was held in Stockholm, Sweden, June 26-30. In this month's installment of "Column Watch," Ron Majors covers this year's hot topics including proteomics, column technology - especially monoliths - microfluidics, and multidimensional and high-throughput separations.

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Peaks of Interest

September 01, 2005

Millipore Corporation (Billerica, Massachusetts) announced that it recently has acquired over 90% of NovAseptic AB (Gothenburg, Sweden) shares. Millipore is in the process of acquiring the remaining shares from the minority shareholders.

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GC Connections

September 01, 2005

In this installment of "GC Connections," the author reviews some of the developments infused-silica solumn technology and then takes a brief tour through the process of column manufacturing.

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The use of a simple Excel-based "Golf Score Card" tool can facilitate assessments and instrument acquisistion decisions by collating and weighting the relative importance of the many criteria that impact the final purchase decision. The authors describe this process.

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LC Troubleshooting

September 01, 2005

Some simple practices will help to make problems with gradient methods rare rather than frequent. this month's installment of "LC Troubleshooting" presents a baker's dozen of these tips.