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Automated QuEChERS Extraction and LC/MS/MS Analysis of Mycotoxins

Posted on November 30th, 2020


Monitoring Acrylamide in Real-Time During Food Production Using SIFT-MS

Posted on October 22nd, 2020


Automated Extraction of Free Base and Protonated Nicotine From E-Liquids

Posted on October 2nd, 2020


Full Method Validation of an Automated Solution for Nitrosamines in Irbesartan and Metformin by LC-MS-MS Analysis

Posted on September 24th, 2020


Application of Selected Ion Flow Tube Mass Spectrometry (SIFT-MS) to the Containment Performance of Closed System Transfer Devices (CSTDs)

Posted on September 14th, 2020


Method Development With Camilla Liscio

Posted on August 11th, 2020

20/08 – 1/3 Method Development With Camila Liscio: Sample Prep 27/08 – 2/3 Method Development With Camila Liscio: Analysis 03/09…


Automated SIFT-MS – Static Headspace Analysis

Posted on May 27th, 2020


Automated Weighing Option: Proving the Accuracy of Automated Sample Prep

Posted on May 20th, 2020


The problem with recycled plastics – a discussion with Unilever and Anatune

Posted on March 31st, 2020

Single use plastics have been a major point for a number of years but many people aren’t aware of the…


Testing Water Shouldn’t Cost (or Taste Like) the Earth

Posted on March 20th, 2020

Have you ever left a glass of water out for a bit too long and found that it tasted a…


What We Learned at The Nitrosamines Round Table Discussion

Posted on February 19th, 2020

Click here to watch our on-demand webinar: The Anatune Nitrosamine Forum 2020  Back in November, we wrote a short blog…


Linking Sustainability with Business Priorities

Posted on February 12th, 2020

This document features examples taken from Building A Business Case – Email us for a copy. Constant media coverage on…


RIP Windows 7

Posted on January 14th, 2020

Today is a sad day for many who consider Windows 7 one of the best operating systems to come out…


4 Predictions for 2019: A recap

Posted on January 8th, 2020

This time last year we peered our beady eyes into our crystal balls and made some predictions for the year…


Merry Christmas!

Posted on December 20th, 2019

With the Christmas holidays nearly upon us, I wanted to take the opportunity to wish everyone – our customers, our…


Thermal Desorption (TD)-SIFT-MS: A New Approach to Breath Analysis

Posted on December 17th, 2019


Acrylamide in Food Book Give Away

Posted on December 10th, 2019

While having a clear out of Anatune HQ, we’ve come across another copy of Acrylamide in Food by Tanya Y…


Not All Vials Are Created Equally

Posted on November 28th, 2019

How many vials do you use in a year? Do you give much thought to the quality? Or do you…


Completely Automated Extraction and Determination of Antibiotics in Eggs Using a Robotic Autosampler and LC-MS/MS Platform

Posted on October 29th, 2019


Autumnal Changes at Anatune

Posted on October 22nd, 2019

Autumn is often a time for change with the night’s drawing in, the leaves turning orange and the woolly jumpers…


Dispersive Liquid-Liquid MicroExtraction Compendium

Posted on September 25th, 2019


Continuous Headspace Analysis Using SIFT-MS: A Powerful Probe of Dynamic Processes

Posted on September 13th, 2019


Automated Solutions Using Small Scale SPE to Solve Challenging Applications

Posted on September 11th, 2019


Automated Sample Preparation Methods for Mixing and Centrifugation

Posted on September 11th, 2019


Preliminary Evaluation of ATEX-PTV-GC/Q-TOF-MS for the Determination of Pesticides in QuEChERS Extracts of Samples Containing High Concentrations of Chlorophyll

Posted on September 11th, 2019


High-Throughput Residual Solvent and Residual Monomer Analysis Using Selected Ion Flow Tube Mass Spectrometry (SIFT-MS)

Posted on September 11th, 2019


High-Throughput Analysis of Volatiles from Fruit Using SIFT-MS

Posted on September 11th, 2019


Real-Time Speciation of Ethylbenzene from the Xylenes Using SIFT-MS

Posted on September 11th, 2019


Some Further Reading for DiLLME on Tour

Posted on September 3rd, 2019

Dates across the country are filling up for our DiLLME tour. Thanks to everyone who’s signed up nice and early….


What You Might Have Missed at the 2019 SIFT-MS Interest Group Meeting

Posted on August 21st, 2019

It’s been a few weeks now since the end of the event. Those of you who attended, we hope you…


Sniffing Out Parkinson Disease Using GERSTEL Dynamic Headspace (DHS) and Olfactory Detection Port (ODP)

Posted on August 15th, 2019


DiLLME on Tour

Posted on August 1st, 2019

A chance to learn about Dispersive Liquid-Liquid Micro Extraction Traditional liquid-liquid extraction qualifies as a tried and tested extraction technique….


The CF200 Robotic Centrifuge Certified Solvent Safe

Posted on July 23rd, 2019

Until now, very few centrifuges have been certified as safe for use with flammable solvents. Those that are certified, have…


2019 SIFT-MS Interest Group Meeting: Day 2 Round-Up

Posted on July 15th, 2019

As promised, we move onto a round-up of the second and final day of the 2019 SIFT-MS Interest Group Meeting….


2019 SIFT-MS Interest Group Meeting: Day 1 Round-Up

Posted on July 12th, 2019

And so concludes the 2019 SIFT-MS Interest Group Meeting. It was a great showcase of the diversity of how this…


Automated Thermal Desorption Tube Spiking of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCS) Using GERSTEL Dynamic Headspace Sampler

Posted on July 3rd, 2019


Pharmaceutical Production: From Batch to Continuous Manufacturing

Posted on June 20th, 2019

CMAC have proof of a concept that opens up the possibility to continuously manufacture active pharmaceutical ingredients. This is big…


The Use of SIFT-MS to Determine Drying End Points for In-Line Process Monitoring

Posted on June 18th, 2019


How Accurate and Precise are SIFT-MS Measurements?

Posted on June 18th, 2019

There is some confusion out there, as to how precise a tool, Selected Ion Flow Tube Mass Spectrometry is. Time…


14 Reasons Why You Should be Using SIFT-MS

Posted on June 13th, 2019

Recently, Mark wrote a blog post on the Multi-Port Inlet (MPI) for SIFT-MS, referring to process monitoring. Since we installed…


SIFT-MS, The MultiPort Inlet and Processes Monitoring – The Ideal Partnership

Posted on May 29th, 2019

People often ask me, Mark, what’s your favourite tube? Is it the London Underground? Perhaps it’s YouTube with its thousands…


Introducing Adam Gladwin to the Anatune Team

Posted on May 28th, 2019

Anatune is pleased to welcome Adam Gladwin on board, as our new Sales Manager. Adam has over 28 years’ experience…


Training at Anatune

Posted on May 21st, 2019

In collaboration with our partners, Crawford Scientific, Anatune is hosting two training events in June: HPLC Fundamentals | Tuesday 11th…


Seven Speakers Confirmed for the SIFT-MS Interest Group Meeting

Posted on May 15th, 2019

This 2 day event will take place at the Hotel Felix and Anatune on the 9th/10th July 2019, and will…


Anatune in County Westmeath – Save the Date

Posted on May 10th, 2019

Anatune are hosting a demonstration of the GERSTEL MPS Robotic in County Westmeath, Ireland. This one day event will take…


SIFT-MS Interest Group Meeting

Posted on April 25th, 2019

Anatune Ltd and Syft Technologies host the Interest and Discussion Symposium for Selected Ion Flow Tube Mass Spectrometry. This two…


An Evaluation of the GERSTEL Basic Filtration Option for the MPS Robotic Pro

Posted on April 16th, 2019


Automated Solvent Extraction of Flavours from a Selection of Fruit Beverages

Posted on April 10th, 2019


My Pyrolysis Polymer Bible

Posted on April 9th, 2019

Pyrolysis-GC/MS – a powerful yet under utilised technique when it comes to polymer analysis. In my previous life at CRO…


Analysis of Formaldehyde Scavenging Compound Using Selected Ion Flow Tube Mass Spectrometry (SIFT-MS)

Posted on April 3rd, 2019


The Smell of Parkinson’s: The Technology Behind the Story

Posted on April 2nd, 2019

A Little Background: We’ve long been promoting the amazing work done by Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB) and Joy Milne…


Comparison of Extraction Techniques for Volatiles in a Selection of Spirits and Liqueurs

Posted on March 20th, 2019


Lifecycle of Food Analysis: Introducing Jens Glastrup

Posted on March 18th, 2019

Click here or call +44 (0)1223 279210 to reserve your place.  Full Agenda. Following on from Friday’s post, we’ve had…


Dynamic Headspace and Olfactory Detection: Two days in the company of experts

Posted on March 15th, 2019

Click here or call +44 (0)1223 279210 to reserve your place. Full Agenda. Does your lab use dynamic headspace or…


Acrylamide in Food Book Give Away

Posted on March 11th, 2019

We have a copy of Acrylamide in Food by Tanya Y Curtis and Nigel G Halford to give away. Dr…


Another Guest Speaker Confirmed for the Lifecycle of Food Analysis Workshop

Posted on March 7th, 2019

We can now confirm our third guest speaker for the 2-day Lifecycle of Food Analysis Workshop is Neil Owen, Head…


Lifecycle of Food Analysis Workshop – Second Guest Speaker Confirmed

Posted on March 5th, 2019

Dr Andrew Feilden will be joining us for our workshop – Lifecycle of Food Analysis, across April 2nd and 3rd….


The New Agilent 8890 Gas Chromatograph

Posted on March 1st, 2019

Anatune’s Alan Lockley and Lisa McGowan attended the launch of the new Agilent 8890 GC in Barcelona last week. Here…


Rapid Odour Screening of Paperboard Using Static Headspace-SIFT-MS

Posted on February 26th, 2019


Lifecycle of Food Analysis Workshop – First Guest Speaker Confirmed

Posted on February 21st, 2019

We are delighted to confirm that Dr Tanya Curtis will be joining us on the 2nd of April 2019 for…


Rapid Determination of Volatile Compound Content Using Multiple Headspace Extraction-SIFT-MS

Posted on February 20th, 2019


Safe Cooling – Why’s the Lab So Quiet?

Posted on February 18th, 2019

It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking about the benefit we provide purely in technical and financial terms….


Rapid Screening of Volatile Compounds in Paperboard Using Static Headspace-SIFT-MS

Posted on February 13th, 2019


CHROMacademy Giveaway

Posted on February 8th, 2019

Our partners at Crawford Scientific have generously donated two 12-month subscriptions to CHROMacademy for a couple of lucky winners. These…


Lifecycle of Food Analysis Workshop

Posted on February 7th, 2019

Now you have the dates firmly saved, it’s time to let you know a bit more about what you can…


Comparison of the Agilent 5977B MSD with High Efficiency Source and 7250 Q-TOF for Analysis Using Dispersive Liquid-Liquid MicroExtraction of Semi Volatile Organic Compounds

Posted on February 6th, 2019


Life Cycle of Food Analysis – Contaminants Testing from Farm to Fork and Beyond

Posted on January 22nd, 2019

Anatune is hosting a two day Workshop in Cambridge, looking at contaminant analysis throughout the life cycle of food. Topics…


Analytical Chemistry – 4 Predictions for 2019

Posted on January 7th, 2019

You can’t change or improve anything without making dependable chemical measurements, so to some degree, predictions in the World of…


CHRISTMAS CLOSURES AND EMERGENCY CONTACT INFO

Posted on December 14th, 2018

Our office closes at 12pm on 24th December, and will remain closed until 8.30am on 2nd January 2019. If you…


Introducing Joe Perkins-Hall to the Anatune Team

Posted on November 22nd, 2018

Anatune is pleased to welcome Joe Perkins-Hall on board, as Account Manager for the North of England. Prior to joining…


Aroma and Flavour Analysis in Food and Beverage Samples Webinar

Posted on November 14th, 2018

Flavour and fragrance matching, whether it is natural sources such as flowers or your competitor’s products, requires the analyst to…


Alkane Ladder Characterisation for Retention Time Calibration Using GC-MS Low Energy EI

Posted on November 7th, 2018


Introducing Colin Hastie to the Anatune Team

Posted on October 26th, 2018

Our application laboratory team does some really great work and as a result, demands on our lab grow all the…


The Power of Low Energy EI Ionisation in GC/Q-TOF MS

Posted on October 12th, 2018


7250 GC/Q-TOF: The Quickest Way to Your Molecular Ion

Posted on October 11th, 2018

This is Big News! When you are doing product characterisation, or looking for unknowns in your samples, would you like…


Automated Liquid-Liquid Extraction of Epichlorohydrin Using GC-MS

Posted on October 10th, 2018


Determination and Monitoring of Potentially Corrosive Volatile Compounds from Museum Storage Materials – Alternative Analytical Approach to the Oddy Test

Posted on October 4th, 2018


Future Technology Protecting the Past

Posted on October 4th, 2018

When you are asked to look behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum, you don’t say no. I was…


What We’re Looking Forward to at BMSS 39

Posted on September 10th, 2018

Marvin Shaw’s Keynote Speech There’s been much talk about the possibilities and limitations of real-time volatile analysis in our industry…


Are you coming to BMSS 2018 in Cambridge?

Posted on September 7th, 2018

BMSS 39 is fast approaching so it’s high time we started looking ahead to what’s going on. First and foremost…


Dynamic Headspace (DHS) Analysis Using Full Evaporation Technique (FET) to Quantify Trace Level Analytes Present in a Herbal Based Liquor

Posted on July 12th, 2018


Automated Solution for Spiking Thermal Desorption Tubes Using GERSTEL Tube Spiking System and TD3.5+

Posted on July 11th, 2018


Dynamic Headspace (DHS) for the Screening of Fragrance Compounds in Flowers by GC/Q-TOF Using Chemometrics

Posted on June 20th, 2018


Book Giveaway – Innovative Technologies for the Food and Beverage Industry

Posted on June 20th, 2018

New Product Development (NPD) is a skill which takes years of practice and training and the techniques vary from flavour…


Automated Pyrolysis of Polystyrene and Poly (Bisphenol A Carbonate)

Posted on June 10th, 2018


Separation of Complex Aroma Compounds Using Selectable 1D/2D GC-MS with Simultaneous Olfactory and Element Specific Detection

Posted on June 7th, 2018


Automated Selected Ion Flow Tube Mass Spectrometry (SIFT-MS)

Posted on June 6th, 2018


Preliminary Investigation of a Range of Selected Ion Flow Tube Mass Spectrometry (SIFT-MS) Applications

Posted on April 12th, 2018


Comparison of Different Sample Introduction Techniques for the Analysis and Characterisation of e-Liquids Using GC-MS

Posted on March 22nd, 2018


Automated Online Desorption and Analysis of DNPH Derivatives of Formaldehyde, Acetaldehyde and Related Carbonyl Compounds Using a New Robotic Autosampler

Posted on March 21st, 2018


PrepAhead: How to Master Your Time with GERSTEL Maestro Software

Posted on January 24th, 2018


Automatic Liner Exchange (ALEX) to Deal with Dirty Matrices Using the GC/Q-TOF

Posted on January 18th, 2018


Design of Experiment (DoE) and GERSTEL MultiPurpose Sampler (MPS): a Match Made in Heaven

Posted on January 17th, 2018


Comparison of Extraction Techniques for Volatiles in a Selection of Tea Samples

Posted on January 3rd, 2018


Analysis of Sulphur Compounds in Beer Using SIFT-MS

Posted on December 20th, 2017


Rapid Determination of Formaldehyde in Shampoo Samples Using SIFT-MS

Posted on December 6th, 2017


Analysis of Vehicle Interior Air Quality (VIAQ) Using SIFT-MS

Posted on November 22nd, 2017


Fully Automated Liquid-Liquid Extraction on Low Level Trichloranisole Using GERSTEL Robotic

Posted on November 15th, 2017


Automated Liquid-Liquid Extraction of Geosmin in Water by GC-MS/MS

Posted on October 18th, 2017


Benefits of Using Sample Enrichment Techniques (Headspace SPME, Twister SBSE and Dynamic Headspace) to Determine Trace Level Analytes Present in a Herbal Based Liquor

Posted on October 12th, 2017


Welcoming the Thermal Desorption 3.5 Unit at Anatune

Posted on September 6th, 2017


Fully Automated Determination of 3-MCPD and Glycidol in Edible Oils by GC-MS Based on the Commonly Used Methods ISO 18363-1, AOCS Cd 29c- 13, and DGF C-VI 18 (10)

Posted on August 10th, 2017


Use of the SIFT-MS for a Selection of Health and Safety Applications (Visit to HSL)

Posted on August 8th, 2017


Quantitative Determination of Terpenes in Cannabis Using Headspace Solid Phase Microextraction and GC-MS

Posted on April 26th, 2017


AromaOffice: Application of a Novel Linear Retention Indices Database to a Complex Hop Essential Oil

Posted on April 12th, 2017


Off-gassing of Rubber Particles Used for Athletic Fields Using Automated Dynamic Headspace Sampling

Posted on April 7th, 2017


Automation of On-line Sample Preparation for LC Applications

Posted on March 1st, 2017


The Power of Fully Automated Sample Preparation for Metabolomics Applications: Proof of Concept

Posted on May 24th, 2016


Use of SBSE for Clean-up of QuEChERS Extracts From Complex Matrices

Posted on March 23rd, 2016


Using Dynamic Headspace and Principal Component Analysis to Find Key Differences Between Chocolate Samples

Posted on March 9th, 2016


Cleanup of QuEChERS Extracts Using SBSE for LC-MS/MS Determination of Pesticides in Food Products

Posted on January 28th, 2016


Comparison of Extraction Techniques for Volatiles in Whisky

Posted on December 2nd, 2015


Initial Work for the Determination of Taste, Odour and Phenolic Compounds in Water Using ITSP on the New Agilent GC-QQQ 7010

Posted on November 4th, 2015


The Development of the MVM (Multi-Volatile Method) in the Whisky Matrix

Posted on October 21st, 2015


SPME Workshop Focusing on the Analysis of Coffee

Posted on June 10th, 2015


What Compounds Can Be Analysed with SIFT-MS?

Posted on March 17th, 2015

A guide to compounds that can be analysed using SIFT-MS.


Voice200Ultra

Posted on March 11th, 2015

Voice 200 Ultra Key Benefits and Specifications


The Automated Derivatisation and Extraction of Fatty Acids Using the GERSTEL MPS Autosampler and Agilent 7890/7200 GC/Q-TOF

Posted on December 10th, 2014

Precise extraction and measurement is essential for any method used in metabolomics as significant metabolic effects can be observed as…


Determination of Pesticides in QuEChERS Extracts Using the MultiFlex GC/Q-TOF

Posted on November 12th, 2014

QuEChERS is a Quick-Easy-Cheap-Effective-Rugged-Safe multi-analyte method that uses acetonitrile to extract pesticide residues from various agricultural commodities. Injecting acetonitrile QuEChERS…


Trace Analysis of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Water Using Twister SBSE Technology

Posted on July 30th, 2014


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