Complete Workflow Solutions for Analyzing Complex Food Samples Using SPME

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How can you easily improve sensitivity of your LC–MS setup? Discover this and more in the upcoming webcast. Live: Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2020 at 11am EDT | 8am PDT | 3pm GMT | 4pm CET On demand available after final airing Mar. 17, 2021 Register free

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Event Overview:

The complexity of food matrices often requires tedious and time-consuming sample preparation strategies that often are a source of a significant amount of laboratory waste. The development of a new matrix-compatible solid-phase microextraction (SPME) coating, namely PDMS/DVB/PDMS, bearing enhanced antifouling properties, enabled the analysis of complex food matrices by direct immersion SPME (DI-SPME) and helped to overcome issues related to extensive sample pre-treatment and instrumental contamination. This webcast will focus on recent advances made toward the analysis of contaminants in complex food samples by using the new matrix-compatible SPME coating and will describe the optimization of important parameters to be considered when performing DI-SPME.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Challenges related to analysis of food by SPME (headspace versus direct immersion sampling)

  • Design and performance of the matrix-compatible SPME coating, PDMS/DVB/PDMS

  • Optimization of  pre-desorption rinsing and post desorption washing of the SPME coating 

  • Matrix modifications to be applied to different types of food matrices 

Speaker: Dr. Emanuela Gionfriddo, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Toledo

Time and Date: Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2020 at 11am EDT | 8am PDT | 3pm GMT | 4pm CET

On demand available after airing until Mar. 17, 2021.

Sponsor: MilliporeSigma, the life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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