Tips to Maintain HPLC/UHPLC Systems and Improve Column Longevity

Column Longevity

Guest Author: Dr. Richard McAllister, Phenomenex UK With a new year, most of us have our new resolutions. Join a gym, get healthier, quit smoking, drink less, basically try to Continue Reading

Fish IQ: What Eating Fish Frequently Means for Your Health

Fish IQ

Fish brain might have been a school yard insult, but a new study just might be proving that having a fish IQ could be a compliment! Researchers from the University Continue Reading

Cold and Flu Season: What’s Hugging Got to Do With It?

Flu Season

Valentine’s Day is approaching, love is in the air, and recent freezing temperatures make for perfect cuddling conditions. How appropriate, then, that today—January 21—is National Hugging Day!

Can an UHPLC Column Have Too Much Efficiency?

Is 100% aqueous stability and unique polar selectivity not enough to convince you to try Luna Omega? Well, here is another equally-compelling reason Guest Author: Dr. Jeff Layne You Can Continue Reading

Milton’s Tricks, Treats, and Technical Guides

You’ve worked so hard crafting the perfect costume, decorating your home, and sneaking chocolate from your kids, we decided to treat you to the best technical guides this Halloween.

Recap: SoCal Dietary Supplements Chromatography Forum

Last month, Phenomenex hosted the SoCal Dietary Supplements Chromatography Forum—an all-day assembly co-sponsored by Alkemist Laboratories and US Pharmacopeia (USP) to discuss “the need and approach to modernizing USP dietary supplement monographs,” particularly those based upon chromatography.

Best and Worst Organic Solvents to Use in LC

There are several critical characteristics to take into consideration when choosing the appropriate organic solvent to use in liquid chromatography. For example, high viscosity solvents may produce backpressures that are too high for the HPLC system used.

Beta-Glucuronidase Removal: Urine the Right Place

Whether it be for a job interview or medical diagnosis, most of us have found ourselves in the vulnerable position of peeing into a cup. And though it may feel invasive or embarrassing, urine tests are remarkably helpful to doctors, courts, and hiring managers alike.

What the HILIC is HILIC?

Hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography (HILIC) is a chromatographic mode used mainly for the separation of polar compounds that are too hydrophilic to be retained in a reversed phase column.