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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...

How to perform better GC for food and beverage analysis

Separation Science, in collaboration with Agilent, is offering a selection of application notes demonstrating the versatility of its 8890 gas chromatography (GC) system that enables you to work smarter with autonomous monitoring, remote...

GC–MS method for the aroma profiling of vodka

This study from Markes International shows the advantages of immersive sorptive extraction, using high-capacity HiSorb probes, for the gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC–MS) analysis of a wide range of aroma compounds in vodka.

Standardized methods for stable isotope analysis of food and beverage samples

Standardized methods (or official international methods) exist for stable isotope analysis of food and beverage samples and are aimed at protecting product origin, authenticity and label claims. This note from Thermo Fisher Scientific provides a...

Hinder the Threat of Mycotoxin Contamination

Mycotoxins are a significant global problem that greatly impacts a variety of feedstuffs. From economic impacts because of rejection of commodities in the market to reduced production in animals that consumed contaminated feed, and even the...

SPME method development for food analysis

Implementing SPME methods for food analysis

Perform Quantitative Analysis of Highly Polar Pesticides in Food Using SFC-MS

Shimadzu has produced an application note demonstrating an example of batch analysis of highly polar pesticides using SFC that may be effective for analyses for which retention and separation are difficult in LC.

The perfect addition to your laboratory - introducing a new EI GC-MS/MS system

In this presentation, the new XEVO TQ GC, GC-MS/MS system is introduced and a sensitive, multi-class method for the routine determination of pesticide residues in QuEChERS extracts of various fruit and vegetables is described. 

How to produce consistent results for pesticide analysis

In this technology brief from Waters see how the Xevo™ TQ-GC can produce consistent results for pesticide analysis over an extended period of time, without the need for intervention by the user.

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