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LenS3 Multi-Angle Light Scattering Detector

The LenS3 MALS detector offers a revolutionary approach for the measurement of molecular weight (MW) and radius of gyration (Rg) of synthetic polymers, polysaccharides, proteins, and biopolymers. It is...

InnoPore™ Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) Disks

This is a productive alternative to liquid/liquid extraction for sample preparation. Adsorbent particles are entrapped into a PTFE matrix creating a mechanically stable sorbent disk. The disks are used for...

Intact protein analysis on a MAbPac Reversed Phase Column

Characterization of a protein, biosimilar, antibody, and their isoforms is usually done by peptide mapping analysis of a digested mixture using bottom-up sequencing. This is a powerful technique for obtaining...

New Development in HPLC: the fast HPLC concept

Fast-HPLC, using short columns (3 –10 cm) packed with small particles (<3um) and high flow rates have recently become a good strategy to save time and solvent consumption in HPLC. Many laboratory budgets do...

NEW! LogPhase 600 Microbiology Reader

The LogPhase 600 Microbiology Reader captures and measures microbial growth curves in up to four 96-well microplates at a time. It features robust shaking and consistent temperature control for optimal...

Understanding the diversity in HPLC chromatography chemistries

Minimize method development time and maximize your productivity by selecting the best column phase first time! This webinar will help you to select the best chemistries for your sample types, understand the...

Fun for a Weekday: Wordplay with the Periodic Table

article posted in thermoscientific AnalyteGuru™ Blog by Dr. Simon Nelms Constructing words from Periodic Table symbols would appear to be quite a popular exercise (see the links below) and it generates some...

Efficient incoming inspection for pharmaceutical companies

In the Pharmaceutical industry, quality and quality control are two of the most essential topics. All raw materials entering a factory must be verified confirming that the good supplied really is what is...

Covid-19 YMC Information Source

As part of YMC’s commitment to providing the best support for our users we have introduced a new section to our web pages (click here). These pages provide: Helpful application notes covering substances used...

pH Measurement Theory vol4

4. Comprehensive pH theory In the previous sections the practical aspects of pH measurements were discussed. This chapter will principally deal with the theoretical background to pH measurements and is...

PH Electrodes – Basic questions vol4

How is the temperature compensated when measuring conductivity? The conductivity measurement is strongly temperature-dependent (about 2% variation per °C). Results can only be compared if the temperature of...

pH Measurement Theory vol3

3.Troubleshooting guide for pH measurements Problems which arise during pH measurements can have different sources; from the meter, cable and electrode, down to the buffer solutions, measuring temperature and...

Autosampler Vials: Are You Getting Out What You Put In?

Discover the importance of using inert-glass vials for your samples. You’ll hear how these vials prevent loss of your analytes of interest to the vial wall and reduce the chance of contamination, leading to...

PH Electrodes – Basic questions vol3

What is the meaning of the sensor icon in the instrument’s display? The icon indicates the condition of the electrode. It is update after a successful calibration. No icon is displayed before the first...

COVID-19 and Safe Water Treatment

COVID-19 and Safe Water Treatment – Utilities Are In The Focus Robustness and Flexibility of Combined Disinfection Processes – Operations Under COVID-19 Outbreak At the end of 2019, an outbreak of novel...

pH Measurement Theory vol2

Electrode selection and handling For optimal pH measurements, the correct electrode must first be selected. The most important sample criteria to be considered are: chemical composition, homogeneity...

PH Electrodes – Basic questions vol2

How to clean pH and ORP electrodes? Find information in the operating manuals, the pH guide booklet and in the pH TroubleShooter on www.electrodes.net. In general:   Blockage of diaphragm with silver...

Rapid quantitative analysis of vitamins K1 and K2 with chromatographic resolution from matrix interferences

Vitamin K1 (phylloquinone) and vitamin K2 (group of compounds; menaquinones) are crucial for their roles in controlling blood clotting and regulation of bone metabolism. These fat-soluble vitamins are...

Completely new MicroLC brochure!

Miniaturisation of liquid chromatography in combination with mass spectrometry has several advantages including improvements in sensitivity, especially at low concentration levels and dramatically reduced...

Derivatization in HPLC

HPLC is a method of choice for the qualitative and quantitative determination of organic and inorganic substances into different kind of matrices. Unfortunately, many substances of interest cannot be directly...

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pH Measurement Theory vol4

4. Comprehensive pH theory In the previous sections the practical aspects of pH measurements were discussed. This chapter will principally deal with the theoretical background to pH measurements and is intended for...

PH Electrodes – Basic questions vol4

How is the temperature compensated when measuring conductivity? The conductivity measurement is strongly temperature-dependent (about 2% variation per °C). Results can only be compared if the temperature of all samples...

COVID-19 and Safe Water Treatment

COVID-19 and Safe Water Treatment – Utilities Are In The Focus Robustness and Flexibility of Combined Disinfection Processes – Operations Under COVID-19 Outbreak At the end of 2019, an outbreak of novel coronavirus...

pH Measurement Theory vol2

Electrode selection and handling For optimal pH measurements, the correct electrode must first be selected. The most important sample criteria to be considered are: chemical composition, homogeneity, temperature, pH...

Derivatization in HPLC

HPLC is a method of choice for the qualitative and quantitative determination of organic and inorganic substances into different kind of matrices. Unfortunately, many substances of interest cannot be directly analyzed...

Struggling to analyze soils and water?

In the 1960’s, Purge and Trap (P&T) was used in the study of bodily fluids. In the mid-to-late 1970’s, P&T became a technique that was well-known and widely applied due the need to monitor VOCs in drinking water...

pH Measurement Theory vol1

Introduction to pH Why do we classify an everyday liquid like vinegar as being acidic? The reason for this is that vinegar contains an excess of hydronium ions (H3O+) and this excess of hydronium ions in a solution...

Νέα συνεργασία: Serstech (Sweden) Handheld RAMAN Spectrometers

Με πολλή χαρά σας ανακοινώνουμε την έναρξη της συνεργασίας μας με τη Serstech από τη Σουηδία. Η Serstech ξεκίνησε με την ανάπτυξη και παραγωγή λύσεων για την εύκολη και γρήγορη ταυτοποίηση ναρκωτικών, εκρηκτικών...

ΔΙΑΓΝΩΣΤΙΚΕΣ & ΕΡΕΥΝΗΤΙΚΕΣ ΛΥΣΕΙΣ ΓΙΑ ΤΟΝ ΚΟΡΟΝΟΪΟ SARS-COV-2

Η βιο-ιατρική έρευνα εργάζεται σκληρά για την εύρεση αποτελεσματικών θεραπευτικών ουσιών όπως αντιιικά φάρμακα, συμπεριλαμβανομένων εμβολίων, αναστολέων πεπτιδίων, νουκλεοσιδικών αναλόγων και μονοκλωνικών αντισωμάτων ...

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...