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Gain insight into the world of purification with this collection of articles

 

Troubleshooting for Thin Layer Chromatography

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 2:54:43 PM America/New_York

Thin layer chromatography (TLC) sounds like a relatively simple process. However, in practice, separating the different components can be surprisingly tricky... Read More
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Based on a proactive approach to pollution prevention, the concept, which has evolved with the increased awareness of the effects of chemical contaminants on the planet's health, is revolutionizing industrial chemistry. Read More
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How to Solve Common Challenges in Solid-Phase Extraction

Monday, October 18, 2021 3:38:42 PM America/New_York

Sample preparation is the under-appreciated workhorse of the analytical chemistry lab. In fact, 60-80% of an analyst’s time is devoted to this! Selecting the most appropriate sample preparation tools for analysis and understanding the proper techniques in addition to common challenges are well worth an analyst’s investment of time. Read More

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How to Streamline Metal Scavenger Scale-Up During Drug Development

Monday, September 20, 2021 3:38:28 PM America/New_York

Customers and process scientists have concerns about the scalability of metal scavengers for drug synthesis – a topic we’ve touched on before in other posts but haven’t yet fully explored... Read More
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Thin Layer Chromatography Plates: Use and Best Practices

Monday, August 16, 2021 9:53:36 AM America/New_York

We usually think of chromatography in terms of columns or capillaries, but separations can also be carried out on a planar surface by means of thin-layer chromatography (TLC). It is widely employed in reaction monitoring, screening, sample purification, and compound purity evaluation. Read More
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The Role of Functionalized Silica in Chromatography and Organic Synthesis

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 12:36:25 PM America/New_York

When we think of silica, we’re familiar with products such as glass, silica gels, and desiccants. It is also widely used in pharmaceutical development, food and cosmetic production, as well as semiconductor manufacturing and other industries. Read More
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What You Need to Know About Cannabis Industry Testing and Analysis

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 3:27:55 PM America/New_York

As of this past May, Canada and 36 U.S. states have legalized medical or recreational marijuana. Predictably, as more countries are becoming open to legalizing cannabis, regulations are slowly following suit to ensure adequate product safety and quality. Read More
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Use of Silica in Chromatography: Understanding Key Physical Characteristics

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 11:13:35 AM America/New_York

Which characteristics are important when selecting a silica product for a chromatographic application? Here’s a rundown of key attributes and why each one may prove pivotal in your separation... Read More
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How to Choose the Right Chromatographic Phase?

Monday, April 26, 2021 2:38:03 PM America/New_York

Selecting the right phase demands consideration of the application, column chemistry, separation mode and particle morphology. In this article, we’ll share a basic roadmap for chromatographers to follow in order to accelerate your efforts and (hopefully) reduce or eliminate tedious guesswork. Read More
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Simplifying Metal Catalyst Removal in Drug Development Applications

Friday, March 26, 2021 2:55:53 PM America/New_York

In recent years, regulatory agencies have zeroed in on the presence of heavy metals in pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical drug substances. The result has been more stringent regulation of allowable metal content in APIs. Read More
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