Is Water Safe To Inject In Gas Chromatography?

water in GC

In the first GC columns, gas chromatography phases were simply coated onto the column. This was mostly the case with packed columns, but also the same with the very first capillary columns. Injecting water onto these phases dissolved the phase and caused the phase to elute from the columns.

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!

Milton’s Featured Method: Chlorinated Pesticides from Poultry Fat

Concerns surrounding pesticide contamination are not limited to fruits and vegetables. According to Toxics Action Center, pesticides are used almost everywhere: not only in agricultural fields, but also in homes, parks, schools, buildings, forests, and roads.

The Phenomenex Story: Part III

Fasha Mahjoor is the CEO of global separations company, Phenomenex. SelectScience® spoke to Fasha to ask him about the secrets to his success. Here are his top five tips.

Milton’s Featured Application: Cannabinoid Separation by SFC

Cannabinoid content in various food and consumable products is an emerging concern for both food safety and legal purposes.

The Phenomenex Story: Part II

Richard Thomas is Chief Scientific Officer at Precision Diagnostics. Sonia Nicholas, Associate Editor at Select Science, spoke to Richard to learn more about his work and the technology that he uses in his laboratory.

The Phenomenex Story: Part I

One might expect the CEO of a global separation sciences company to be a chemistry graduate, with in-depth training in analytical chemistry. In fact, Persian-born Fasha Mahjoor, the charismatic CEO of Phenomenex, failed all of the chemistry exams at his English boarding school before going on to acquire a Masters in architecture.

β-Gone β-Glucuronidase Removal FAQs

β-Gone β-Glucuronidase Removal 96-well plates and tubes are designed to target and remove β-glucuronidase from hydrolyzed urine samples without requiring additional time or method development. In a single step and in less than 1 minute, your hydrolyzed samples are ready for analysis.

VIDEO: Important Message from the Global Council of Finger Safety

No actual fingers were harmed in the making of this propaganda video. The Global Council of Finger Safety is not a real council because we have yet to be recognized Continue Reading

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.