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Understanding the Enemy: An Applied Review of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19

This webinar reviews the broad range of research techniques and assay formats employed to develop effective treatments and advance clinical testing. Content covers general virology applications, cellular host...

What are nitrosamines and why should I care?

post in thermoscientific AnalyteGuru™ Blog by Dr. Paul Humphrey With one massive, global health concern on everyone’s mind these days, it’s easy to forget that other problems haven’t gone away and may even be...

Analysis of Ethanol and Glycerol in hand sanitizer

Hand sanitizer has an antibacterial effect on bacteria and is used for the purpose of sterilizing and disinfecting hands and skin to prevent infection. Recently, interest in hand sanitizers has been increasing...

HT1500U: NEW autosampler for IC

​HTA is proud to announce the release of HT1500U, the new effective autosampler for Ion Chromatography and Flow-Through-cell applications. HT1500U offers unmatched reliability and quality: robust chassis and...

Fast and easy separation of 23 drugs of abuse using the Accucore Biphenyl Column

There is an urgent need for robust analytical methods for performing research on the measurement of drugs of abuse. This short protocol describes a method for the separation of 23 drugs of abuse including...

Supporting COVID-19 Vaccine Developers with Rapid Sterility Release Testing

  Rapid Vaccine Production Requires Rapid Sterility Testing While pharma and biotech firms race to develop a cure for Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), the need for rapid testing to ensure a vaccine is...

Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) Method development for Thermo Scientific SOLA and SOLAμ

Consistent excellence for bioanalysis Thermo Scientific™ SOLA™ products are designed for bioanalytical and clinical research analysts who are tasked with providing high quality analytical results from complex...

HTA GC Autosamplers integration with CDS software

The GC autosamplers from HTA offer a seamless integration with your Chromatography Data System as explained in the video below. For every data acquisition software, our GC autosamplers offer the Basic...

Free Webinar: An Applied Review of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19

Understanding the Enemy: An Applied Review of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT (19:00 -20:00 ώρα Ελλάδος) Click here to register Presented by: Dr. Kristen Peters Olson...

Transfection Efficiency

Transfection of a cell population typically results in a varying number of cells expressing the desired gene(s) of interest. A common analysis requirement is determining the percentage of cells that are...

Which came first: the mycotoxin or the egg?

A 2019 study Abdul-Shaheed et al in the International Journal of Poultry Science, has shown that an alarming 88-94% of eggs they tested in Iraq were contaminated with mycotoxins fumonisin and zearalenone. This...

Reproducible IEX analysis of proteins and charge variants

Is reproducibility in analysing proteins and charge variants very important to you? Then, YMC’s BioPro IEX columns are your 1st choice. Their lot-to-lot reproducibility is outstanding! Furthermore, BioPro IEX...

Reverse phase analysis of free complex glycans

In the last few years, biopharmaceutical analysis of complex glycans released from native proteins or protein/ antibody based drugs (removal by PNGase F) has become a standard step in full protein...

Alpha Detection

AlphaScreen® is a bead-based assay technology used to study biomolecular interactions in a microplate format. The acronym “Alpha” stands for amplified luminescent proximity homogeneous assay. This...

Join the webinar: Molecular tools in the study of viral infectious diseases

Όπως όλοι γνωρίζουμε λόγω της πανδημίας Covid-19, που βιώνουμε, υπάρχει επιτακτική ανάγκη για την παραγωγή εμβολίων και θεραπευτικών παρεμβάσεων για το νέο ιό SARS-Cov2. Σε πολλές χώρες ήδη έχουν ανακοινωθεί...

How time-consuming is the Inhibition zone measurement ?

  Inhibition zone measurement is time-consuming. The inhibition zone readers enable a quicker and more accurate measurements. Inhibition zone readers guarantee an excellent reproducibility and the...

Take advantage of the collective power of chromatography

Whether you are working to achieve the next breakthrough in research or looking to have full confidence and precision in your QA/QC routine results, Thermo Scientific™ chromatography solutions can offer you a...

1 autosampler to feed 2 (U)HPLC systems

When it comes to flexibility there is no LC autosampler in the market that overcomes HT4000L. By the last configuration we have made available, 1 HT4000L autosampler is able to inject in 2 separate systems:...

Introduction to Mask Testing

The current Global Covid-19 pandemic is causing shortages of personnel protection equipment and many new companies are looking to address this situation by starting to manufacture and test PPE equipment. There...

Monitoring of Bioburden

  Bioburden is defined as the number of bacteria living on a surface that has not been sterilized. A bioburden test determines the total number of viable microorganisms in or on a medical device...

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Analysis of Ethanol and Glycerol in hand sanitizer

Hand sanitizer has an antibacterial effect on bacteria and is used for the purpose of sterilizing and disinfecting hands and skin to prevent infection. Recently, interest in hand sanitizers has been increasing as a...

HTA GC Autosamplers integration with CDS software

The GC autosamplers from HTA offer a seamless integration with your Chromatography Data System as explained in the video below. For every data acquisition software, our GC autosamplers offer the Basic Integration that...

Transfection Efficiency

Transfection of a cell population typically results in a varying number of cells expressing the desired gene(s) of interest. A common analysis requirement is determining the percentage of cells that are transfected...

Which came first: the mycotoxin or the egg?

A 2019 study Abdul-Shaheed et al in the International Journal of Poultry Science, has shown that an alarming 88-94% of eggs they tested in Iraq were contaminated with mycotoxins fumonisin and zearalenone. This result is...

Join the webinar: Molecular tools in the study of viral infectious diseases

Όπως όλοι γνωρίζουμε λόγω της πανδημίας Covid-19, που βιώνουμε, υπάρχει επιτακτική ανάγκη για την παραγωγή εμβολίων και θεραπευτικών παρεμβάσεων για το νέο ιό SARS-Cov2. Σε πολλές χώρες ήδη έχουν ανακοινωθεί ειδικές...

1 autosampler to feed 2 (U)HPLC systems

When it comes to flexibility there is no LC autosampler in the market that overcomes HT4000L. By the last configuration we have made available, 1 HT4000L autosampler is able to inject in 2 separate systems: they may be...

Monitoring of Bioburden

  Bioburden is defined as the number of bacteria living on a surface that has not been sterilized. A bioburden test determines the total number of viable microorganisms in or on a medical device. According to USP...

Sample Clean Up automation

Sample clean up is crucial for samples with complex matrices, such as biological fluids or food material. In fact, before proceeding with the injection into a LC or LC/MS system, the analytes of interest must be...

Food safety during a power outage

Power outages may just be the worst thing that can happen to a home during a fierce winter storm. Heating may be knocked out, leaving residents shivering under blankets. Without working lights, the darkest season...

Qubit Assay using Synergy™ Neo2

Introduction The Qubit dsDNA BR Assay is currently used in a large number of laboratories for DNA quantification; however the kit is designed for a low-throughput, microcentrifuge tube format. Therefore, laboratories...

ELISpot (enzyme-linked immunospot) assay

The enzyme-linked immunospot (ELISpot) assay is a flexible and sensitive method for investigating the frequency of cytokine-secreting cells within a population. ELISpot is particularly useful for analyzing the...