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BioTek technologies: Parallel Dispense™

Microplate dispensers typically use either peristaltic pumps or syringe pumps to deliver reagents. Each pump type has advantages, depending on the assay requirements. BioTek combines the two pumps in its...

Oxidation Stability of Face cream

The shelf life, or expiration date, of a cosmetic or personal care product is the period during which the manufacturer has determined a product to be best suited for use. In Europe, cosmetic products with a...

Simplicity of use with Thermo SMART Digest Kits

Current sample preparation protocols for the digestion of proteins are multifaceted and laborious. Without a single source solution, errors are far more likely to occur. Therefore, the overall protocol is...

Physical kilogram is officially dead

Definitions of four basic scientific units, including the kilogram and the kelvin, now rely on fundamental constants rather than arbitrary measures. Revised definitions for four scientific units — the...

OXITEST Oxidative Stability Reactor – Reliable Results Directly on the Whole Sample

The OXITEST tests directly the whole sample, without the need of fat separation that can affect the reliability.   The Oxitest Method is Officially recognized by AOCS, the American Oil Chemist’s Society...

Why is high glass quality so important when you want to detect low concentrations of analytes?

When we talk about glass quality, we mostly talk about first hydrolytic class borosilicate glass with different expansion coefficients, which range from 70 type basic glass to 51 type, up to 33 type. What does...

BioTek technolgies: Laser Autofocus

Laser autofocus and image-based (or software-based) autofocus are two methods of autofocus widely used in microscopy. BioTek’s patented laser autofocus method for Lionheart FX Automated Microscope and Cytation...

How to increase the productivity in your preparative processes!

Robust stationary phases Downstream processing by reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography typically requires consecutive injections of feed stock with significant contents of matrix constituents...

Is your Insecticides analysis evolving? Dr. Ehrenstorfer supports your ever-changing testing needs.

Developments in modern agriculture, governmental regulations and increased global trade necessitate the testing of an evolving range of insecticides and insecticide metabolites in food and environmental...

Multivariate Analysis for NanoRam®-1064 Materials Identification

The reduced variable multivariate analysis (RVM) algorithm is an advanced identification technique that was developed especially for the NanoRam-1064. The RVM algorithm incorporates a patent-pending variable...

Εκπαίδευση στις εγκαταστάσεις της THERMO

Την εβδομάδα 13 έως 17 Μαΐου 2019 βρεθήκαμε στις εγκαταστάσεις της THERMO στην Αγγλία (Runcorn) για εκπαίδευση σε εφαρμογές υγρής και αέριας χρωματογραφίας και προετοιμασίας δείγματος. Δόθηκε ιδιαίτερα έμφαση...

BioTek technologies: Hybrid Optics

At one time, scientists had to make an important decision when purchasing a multi-detection microplate reader: Do I need filter-based or monochromator-based optical system? With BioTek’s patented Hybrid...

Πρόγραμμα Workshop Νερού & Λυμάτων

Ανακοινώθηκε το πρόγραμμα του τεχνικού σεμιναρίου «Εργαστηριακών & Online αναλύσεων σε Νερά & Λύματα » . Το σεμινάριο θα πραγματοποιηθεί στις 2 Ιουλίου στο Ινστιτούτο Παστέρ και έχει σκοπό να καλύψει...

BioTek technologies: Dual-Action™ Manifold

BioTek’s dual-action manifold design allows independent control and positioning of both the aspirate and dispense sections of the manifold, providing three major benefits: Rapid washing of either 96- or 384...

New Precision Liquid Volumetry Catalogue

The latest issue of the Socorex general catalogue including several new product line updates: Qualitix® pipette tip programme with tip compatibility charts tipfill™ system for quick tip rack filling Calibrex™...

Total Dietary Fiber (TDF) in corn flakes samples

Dietary fiber is a mixture of complex organic substances, including hydrophilic compounds such as soluble and insoluble polysaccharides and non-digestibleoligosaccharides as well as a range of nonswellable...

An Introduction to HPLC

This whiteboard video provides a brief history of chromatography, and explains the fundamental principles behind HPLC and UHPLC. It also describes the essential components, or modules, of a chromatography...

Overview of regulations, analysis and trends in food contact materials analysis

Various food contact materials are used throughout the food chain and can give rise to migration (leaching) where chemical substances and metals can transfer to foods. After processing, food packaging can be...

Reaction monitoring of Antibody-Drug-Conjugates (ADCs) Using YMC’s BioPro HIC BF

Drug-antibody ratio (DAR) of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) is important for their pharmacokinetics and therapeutic efficacy. Therefore, control of DAR in the synthesis process is a key for ADC quality...

Crude Fiber Determination in Oatmeal according to Weende

Oats are a whole-grain cereal, known scientifically as Avena sativa. They are mainly grown in North America and Europe. This whole-grain is a very good source of fiber, and is high in vitamins, minerals and...

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Πρόγραμμα Workshop Νερού & Λυμάτων

Ανακοινώθηκε το πρόγραμμα του τεχνικού σεμιναρίου «Εργαστηριακών & Online αναλύσεων σε Νερά & Λύματα » . Το σεμινάριο θα πραγματοποιηθεί στις 2 Ιουλίου στο Ινστιτούτο Παστέρ και έχει σκοπό να καλύψει τεχνικά...

νέα συνεργασία VELP

Η LLG πλέον είναι επίσημος συνεργάτης της εταιρείας VELP Scientifica . Η συνεργασία περιλαμβάνει την σειρά αναδευτήρων και περιβάλλοντος της εταιρείας VELP . Η εταιρεία VELP αρκετά χρόνια καταξιωμένη στο χώρο των...

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Εκπαίδευση στις εγκαταστάσεις της THERMO

Την εβδομάδα 13 έως 17 Μαΐου 2019 βρεθήκαμε στις εγκαταστάσεις της THERMO στην Αγγλία (Runcorn) για εκπαίδευση σε εφαρμογές υγρής και αέριας χρωματογραφίας και προετοιμασίας δείγματος. Δόθηκε ιδιαίτερα έμφαση σε...

BioTek technologies: Dual-Action™ Manifold

BioTek’s dual-action manifold design allows independent control and positioning of both the aspirate and dispense sections of the manifold, providing three major benefits: Rapid washing of either 96- or 384-well plates...

Total Dietary Fiber (TDF) in corn flakes samples

Dietary fiber is a mixture of complex organic substances, including hydrophilic compounds such as soluble and insoluble polysaccharides and non-digestibleoligosaccharides as well as a range of nonswellable, more or less...

An Introduction to HPLC

This whiteboard video provides a brief history of chromatography, and explains the fundamental principles behind HPLC and UHPLC. It also describes the essential components, or modules, of a chromatography system...

New GL Sciences HPLC column catalogue

You might have heard about this already: the new GL Sciences catalogue was launched to replace the old version. It includes all columns up to the newest InertSustain PFP column. In more than 200 pages you can find...

A brief introduction to European Standard EN14470-1

The European standard EN 14470-1 refers to cabinets freely positioned and to wall-mounted cabinets for the storage of inflammables. All CHEMISAFE cabinet models have undergone a destructive test in a fire room performed...