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Liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry (LC-MS)
Scientists believe they have found an accurate way to measure a compound in beer that could be the key to understanding its often fruity flavour profile.
Haley Gershon and Maren Pauly of Beta Analytic explain how carbon dating can be used to determine how natural a product's ingredients really are.
Poster: Analysis of Glyphosate, Glufosinate, and AMPA in Food Using In-vial Addition of Pairing Agent
35,000 tons per year – this is the amount of pesticides applied in the European Community, and there are many different types to look for.
Automated preparation of matrix matched pesticide calibration standards in QuEChERS food extracts combined with filtration and LC/MS analysis.
Using liquid chromatography, NIST researchers have doubled their database of oligosaccharides in milk, which they say could help infant formula manufacturers to develop optimised products.
Application Note: Determination of thirteen beta agonists in pork using ultra high-performance liquid chromatography – Tandem Mass Spectrometry
PerkinElmer evaluate the administration of beta-agonists as growth-promoting agents in food-producing animals.
Application Note: Determination of stevioside and rebaudioside A in stevia leaves, beverages and food additives using HPTLC-MS
High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography coupled with Mass Spectrometry (HPTLC–MS) is a very useful analytical technique where samples can often be analysed with a minimum of sample preparation.
Researchers have developed a method to determine the chemical 'fingerprint' of chocolate, in order to accurately track its origin and detect fraudulent activity across its supply chain.
Application Note: Using the MALDI Biotyper® for microbial identification at the China Center of Industrial Culture Collection (CICC)
Matrix assisted laser desorption/ ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) with the MALDI Biotyper® (MBT) is used at the China Center of Industrial Culture Collection (CICC) to identify strains.