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Food metabolomics for the evaluation of Japanese rice wines using LC-MS/MS

In this study, various types of malted rice sake, made from the same manufacturer are analysed for a total of 97 hydrophilic metabolites (e.g. amino acids and organic acids).

Simple and quick method for analysing theanine in tea

This application note will help you learn how to efficiently determine theanine in various teas using the latest Shimadzu’s Nexera™ Series and explore the use of the series' auto pretreatment function for sample derivatization purposes.

Simultaneously analyse amino acids using an automatic pretreatment function

This application note will help you learn more about the rapid pre-column derivatization method for amino acid analysis and explore the automatic pretreatment function of of Shimadzu’s Prominence™-i integrated LC system.

Fermentation processes monitoring for food development and production

This application note will help you explore the use of the Nexera™ Dual Injection System for the simultaneous run of two independent analyses in a single sample injection. Furthermore you will learn how to determine food constituents and evaluate...

Effectively analyse volatile sulfur compounds in beer

In this application note you will find out how Shimadzu Nexis™ SCD-2030’s redox cell gives higher speed and sensitivity for the analysis of sulfur compounds. In addition you will learn how to determine trace levels of sulfur compounds in various...

Using Convergence Chromatography for Natural Product Analysis and Purification

UltraPerformance Convergence Chromatography (UPC2) is a separation technique that uses compressed carbon dioxide as the primary mobile phase. It takes advantage of sub-two micron particle chromatography columns and an advanced chromatography...

Effective monitoring of organic impurities using mass-selective detection

In this application note Agilent describes the mass-based purification of natural product impurities using an Agilent 1260 Infinity II Preparative LC/MSD System.

Analysis of cannabis compounds in edible food products

Potency testing in marijuana-infused edibles is a problematic task that analytical labs are facing due to the complexity of the involved matrices. Among the most popular matrices are gummy bear candies and brownies. According to one laboratory...

Practical Approaches to Arsenic Speciation

Looking for an improved method for arsenic speciation? Interested to find out how switching to a new fast HPLC-ICP-MS method can offer advantages for analysis of food- and food-related matrices? If so, Separation Science in association with...


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