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Analytical Chemistry Technical Report

[Chromatography Q & A]: Differences among solvents for QTofMS, HPLC, and LC/MS

HPLC has been used in a wide range of fields as an analytical procedure that can be applied to analysis of a wide range of samples. Solvents used in HPLC are selected based on conditions, such as diss...

Analytical Chemistry Technical Report

[Technical Report] Analysis examples of proficiency substances by "ADRA", a method for the evaluation of skin sensitization, using Wakopak® Core C18 ADRA

This article was written by Yuki Suto, FUJIFILM Wako Pure Chemical Corporation, for Vol. 87, No.4 (October 2019) 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.

In recent years, establishment of regulations for animal testing have been encouraged from the viewpoints of 3Rs principles (replacement, reduction, and refinement) for animal testing and welfare. Esp...

Analytical Chemistry

Wait a minute! Can the "Standard" prepared now really become the Analytical Standard?

ICP analyzers can analyze multiple elements simultaneously in a single measurement. Therefore, they are useful for controlling trace elements in foods and drugs in addition to electronic materials and...

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 ...

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