LCGC North America-10-01-2008

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October 01, 2008

PerkinElmer, Inc. (Waltham, Massachusetts) announced an arrangement with the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, Texas) that will bring the company's Array Comparative Genomic Hybridization technique to the cancer center.

HPLC with ELSD continues to grow in popularity as a "quasi- universal" detector. Improvements in ELSD instrument design, including low temperature evaporation, have recently been commercialized...

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October 01, 2008

Chromatide (Runcorn, Cheshire, UK) and Separation Product's Kromasil, a brand of Azko Nobel (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) have set up a research collaboration to develop and market silica-based HPLC media.

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October 01, 2008

The 9th Csaba Horvåth Medal Award Symposium, to be held on April 28-29, 2009 at the Hartford Convention Center (Hartford, Connecticut), announced they are accepting papers for oral and poster presentations.

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MS– The Practical Art

October 01, 2008

Part II of this three-part series focuses on comparing operation and performance of the most well known mass spectrometers.

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History of Chromatography

October 01, 2008

In this month's installment, Kurt Grob's life and achievements are described by someone who knew him like few other people did: his son, Koni Grob.

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LC Troubleshooting

October 01, 2008

This "LC Troubleshooting" installment marks the beginning of the 26th year that John Dolan has written this column.

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A variety of chromatographic sorbents are commercially available for reversed-phase liquid chromatography (RPLC) and while many of these columns are nominally similar, in practice the columns may provide significantly different separations.

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October 01, 2008

Pittcon (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) announced that twelve sessions at Pittcon 2009 at McCormick Place South in Chicage, March 8-13, will be coprogrammed with the ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry (ACS-DAC).

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October 01, 2008

Water is one of the most abundant compounds found in nature. An estimated 1.4 billion cubic kilometers of water exists on Earth and it covers 70% of our planets surface. Water is also a key element to life and makes up 70% of the fat-free mass of the human body. It is not surprising then that water is used, to at least some extent, in nearly all industries, and to quite a significant extent in most. The need to analyze water for contaminants, as well as its life-supporting characteristics, is nearly as wide.