sample preparation technology Articles

  • Precellys used for the 100.000 Genomes Project developed by NHS (UK)

    After the full sequence of human genome has been established in the early 2000s, a lot of perspectives emerged regarding the use of genomics data for health improvement. For this purpose, the 100.000 Genomes Project was built up by NHS in the United Kingdom and aims to sequence about 70.000 patients presenting rare ...


    By Bertin Instruments

  • Precellys tissue homogenizer selected as one of the eight latest advances in next-generation sequencing technology

    SelectScience showcases the latest technology and guidance for preparing samples for next-generation sequencing, quality control and whole genome sequencing methodology. A vast amount of information can be uncovered using RNA sequencing to analyze gene expression profiles. To achieve this, high-quality RNA must be obtained, making RNA extraction and purification a mandatory ...


    By Bertin Instruments

  • Benefits for High-Resolution IONICON PTR-TOF for Food & Flavor Science

    Analysis of Complex Flavors in Real-Time with Ultra-Low Detection Limits For many years PTR-MS instruments are considered a gold-standard in many applications when it gets to the quantitative online analysis of very low concentrated VOCs without sample preparation. Among the early adopters of this unique technology that was commercialized by our company back in 1998, were researchers ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Rapid raw material identification for formulation compounds using handheld Raman technology

    Ever since the European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommended that all pharmaceutical companies test every raw material that passes through their manufacturing facilities, this practice has attracted great interest in the nutraceuticals, food manufacturing, cosmetics, and agricultural industries, pushing them to strive for more rigorous and technology-oriented quality control standards. In recent ...


    By B&W Tek

  • Tandem LA-LIBS – All in One Solid Sample Analyzer

    Dr. Rick Russo, Executive Chairman of Applied Spectra and a senior scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, shares his thoughts on shifting trend in the world of chemical analysis towards reducing sample preparation and direct solid analysis instrumentation with higher detection sensitivity and expanded elemental coverage. In this ...


    By Applied Spectra, Inc. (ASI)

  • Sample preparation is the key to quality analysis with a laser analyser

    Sample preparation is the most important step of any chemical analysis. To get the best results with any elemental alloy analyser regardless of the technology, the sample must be clean before taking a measurement. Otherwise the results are always compromised at least to some extent. The effect of dirty surfaces will vary and some technologies are more forgiving to sample surface conditions than ...

  • Automating Sample Prep – The Questron Story

    We live in challenging times. Everyday, the tabloids, and other media channels are full of worrisome news of our changing environment, caused by humanity with its ever-tightening grasp on our planet. The net result is the ominous and uncertain future of our landscape and our environment. What can we, as corporate citizens, do to help? We, at Questron ( ...

  • Beyond Karl Fischer: Titration Methods

    Almost every industry is concerned about water concentration levels in some way. Food and pharmaceuticals automatically come to mind, but fuel, explosives, agri-chem, and polymer processing businesses (to name a few) all rely on moisture content as a critical quality attribute. Karl Fischer titration (KFT) is the best-known technique for determining water levels in samples, and it is supported ...


    By Spectro Scientific

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