Category: LC-MS

Reagents promise more detection stability in LC/MS

THREE new liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC/MS) grade reagents from Thermo Fisher are said to exhibit the lowest ionic metal content, in order to minimise background noise and enhance MS detection. The new additions to the Optima range are acetic acid,…

Workhorse mass spectrometer makes TripleTof technology routine

AB SCIEX describes its new TripleTof 4600, unveiled today at the AOHUPO conference in Beijing, as a workhorse instrument which brings groundbreaking TripleTof technology to routine analysis. TripleTof (Tof meaning time-of-flight) is the company‚Äôs platform for simultaneous qualitative and quantitative…

Faster sample prep for sports doping tests

IN THIS Olympic year the issue of sports doping is high on the agenda, and just this week the London Olympic organisers provided a preview of the anti-doping laboratory in Essex, UK, which will be charged with testing athletes’ urine…

LC-MS methods to analyse PPCPs and pesticides in water

A NEW new technical library of LC-MS techniques for water analysis, including the detection of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) and pesticides, is now available from Thermo Fisher Scientific. The company says this is a comprehensive, regularly updated, and…