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We will introduce a wide range of topics of research, technical reports, tips on experiments and so on.

Analytical Chemistry

Analysis of volatile organic compounds (VOCs)

VOCs (Volatile organic compounds) are organic compounds that are volatile even at room temperature and pressure. The history of its regulation is very short compared to other hazardous substances, so ...

Synthesis & Materials Technology with unknown/unlimited possibilities

Technology with unknown/unlimited possibilities -living polymerization-

Introduction Living polymerization is an effective polymerization method for synthesizing polymers with precisely controlled structures. Since the discovery of living anion polymerization in 1956, liv...

Front Line of Microglia Research

4th review: Macrophages control the inflammation and subsequent neural repair after ischemic stroke

This article was written by Dr. Kento Otani1,2, and Dr. Takashi Shichita1,3.

Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) is a major cause of chronic functional deficits, such as being bedridden. Ischemic stroke comprises approximately 80% of cerebrovascular disease in Japan. In ischemic ...

Talking of LAL

What We Need to Know in a Recovery Test

This article was written by Dr. Masakazu Tsuchiya, FUJIFILM Wako Pure Chemical Corporation, for Vol. 64, No. 2(April 1996) of Wako Junyaku Jiho.
The content of this article is from the time of publication. It is not the latest information due to new knowledge and changes in regulatory rules after original publication.

We often get these questions that need to be addressed when performing an endotoxin recovery test: 1) whether is it necessary to classify and distinguish the effects of a sample, and 2) what type of e...

Talking of LAL

What is the Purpose of an Endotoxin Recovery Test?

This article was written by Dr. Masakazu Tsuchiya, FUJIFILM Wako Pure Chemical Corporation, for Vol. 64, No.1 (January 1996) of Wako Junyaku Jiho.
The content of this article is from the time of publication. It is not the latest information due to new knowledge and changes in regulatory rules after original publication.

Inhibition and enhancement testing are required for validation of endotoxin test. A recovery test is performed for inhibition and enhancement testing, whereby a sample containing a known amount of end...

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