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      How to choose between SPE and SLE?

      June 10, 2020 at 3:30 PM / by Simonetta Tumbiolo posted in SLE Supported Liquid Extraction, SPE solid phase extraction, Extraction method optimization

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      Confused about how to choose the right sample preparation technique for your compound? Don't know if Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) or Supported Liquid Extraction (SLE) would be best for your sample preparation? We are here to help you select the most efficient extraction method for your sample, step by step, in the easiest possible way.

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      Synthetic Benzodiazepines…..there’s more than just Opioids to test for

      April 8, 2020 at 5:28 PM / by Jillian Neifeld, MS posted in Automation, Forensic, SPE solid phase extraction, Drug Metabolites, Extrahera

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      We’ve all heard about Synthetic Opioids and how frequently they’re being abused, creating an Opioid Epidemic. What many of us aren’t hearing about are other synthetic compounds that are out there. Synthetic Benzodiazepines are now the fourth most prominent illegal synthetic drug class1.

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      How to Automate Sample Prep in the GLP Analytical Lab.

      February 18, 2020 at 8:21 AM / by Nigel Tooke posted in Automation, SPE solid phase extraction, Extrahera

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      Meeting throughput- and efficiency targets in the analytical laboratory working in a Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) environment involves a constant hunt for new ways to improve workflows and sample quality.

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      High Quality Sample Prep is Critical in Analytical Labs

      February 18, 2020 at 8:19 AM / by Nigel Tooke posted in Automation, SLE Supported Liquid Extraction, SPE solid phase extraction, Quality of Biotage Products, LC-MS, GC-MS

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      Analytical laboratories using techniques such as LC-MS/MS or GC-MS are continuously searching for ways to increase throughput, reduce turnaround times and lower costs. Sample prep is often an underestimated component in this process, but is a critical step that removes matrix interferences, concentrates samples, and also protects expensive analytical instrumentation. 

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