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2011-09-16 07:00:00

Information on AnalyzerPro, data mining software for mass spectrometry, is now available at two web sites dedicated for North American mass spectrometry professionals who seek better ways to perform target component analysis in complex mixtures. Evans Mills, NY & Gananoque, ON (PRWEB) September 16, 2011 FarHawk Marketing Services announced today the simultaneous release of web sites AnalyzerPro.us and AnalyzerPro.ca, sites dedicated to the North American distribution of AnalyzerPro,...

2011-09-02 11:27:48

A team led by UA professor and inventor M. Bonner Denton received a 2011 R&D 100 Award for a breakthrough in detection technology that could advance monitoring for nuclear activity, environmental damage, forensic testing and more. What do identifying explosives in a piece of luggage, determining the origin of a bullet and unlocking the age of rocks have in common? They all employ a technology called mass spectrometry, used to detect minute traces of a substance and determining its...

2011-08-29 12:04:04

Preventing the formation of amyloid fibrils A molecule which can stop the formation of long protein strands, known as amyloid fibrils, that cause joint pain in kidney dialysis patients has been identified by researchers at the University of Leeds. The discovery could lead to new methods to identify drugs to prevent, treat or halt the progression of other conditions in which amyloid fibrils play a part, including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Type II diabetes. The research, funded by...

2011-08-15 00:00:00

ZUG, Switzerland and ZURICH, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartGene, a provider of innovative software services for the management and analysis of genetic data, and the Institute of Medical Microbiology ("IMM"), University of Zurich, Switzerland, today announced an expanded collaboration, under which the University of Zurich will make use of the SmartGene platform and its associated reference databases to validate and provide ongoing back-up for mass spectrometry analysis, for the...

2011-08-03 22:00:35

A move toward smaller and smaller sample sizes is leading to a new generation of mass spectrometry instrumentation, reports Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN). From a specific application point of view, novel nanoflow separation methodologies are ramping up the speed and precision with which scientists are able to validate biomarkers, according to the August issue of GEN (www.genengnews.com/gen-articles/nanoliter-volumes-push-ms-to-new-lows/3741). "Basing biomarker validation...

2011-07-25 08:00:00

ATLANTA, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today unveiled new technology solutions for increasing clinical laboratory efficiencies including the first CE Marked LC/MS/MS integrated solution for the quantification of everolimus (Certican®). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110707/NE31586LOGO ) Being displayed in Waters booth #3136 are these exciting new products. MassTrak(TM) Online Solid Phase Extraction Analyzer providing...

2011-07-18 13:53:00

ST. PETE BEACH, Florida, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2011 Florida Pesticide Residue Workshop, Bruker today announced the release the SCION TQ(TM) triple quadrupole and the SCION SQ(TM) single quadrupole mass spectrometers for gas chromatography (GC) detection. Designed especially to enhance data quality and productivity for analysts working in routine testing and applied markets, these systems combine performance and value like never before in GC-MS. The SCION GC-MS...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.