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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 Challenge of Nitrosamines in Drug Products and API: How Automation Can Help (Initial Results)

Posted on May 14th, 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…


When The World Zags, Zig

Posted on February 3rd, 2020

Full application note Organochlorine compounds, along with other VOCs such as the BTEX group of compounds (benzene, toluene and the…


Save the Date: 2nd of April – The Anatune Nitrosamine Forum 2020

Posted on January 16th, 2020

On the 2nd of April 2020, we will be hosting The Anatune Nitrosamine Forum here in Cambridge. In this video,…


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…


Analysis of Blood Plasma – Comparing GC-MS and SIFT-MS

Posted on January 9th, 2020


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…


Automating Metabolic Stability Assays and Analyses Using a Robotic Autosampler and LC-MS/MS Platform

Posted on December 11th, 2019


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…


N-Nitrosamines: One to Watch

Posted on November 12th, 2019

Probable carcinogens – N-nitrosamines – continue to keep pharmaceutical companies in the crosshairs of health regulators. From the active drug substances to…


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…


We Have an LC-MS!

Posted on October 21st, 2019

We’ve long been pretty widely referred to as ‘those plucky, excellent looking bunch of scientists who stick autosamplers on the…


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


Method Development Considerations for Automated Headspace Solvent MicroExtraction (aHSME) Using a GERSTEL MultiPurpose Sampler (MPS2)

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 VOC and Inorganic Gas Analysis: Automated 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…


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…


Analysis of Human Cell Lines Using Automatic Tube Exchange (ATEX) and GC-MS

Posted on July 10th, 2019


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

Posted on July 3rd, 2019


Automated Extraction and Derivatisation for the Detection of Steroids in Blood Using Mitra® Microsampling Devices

Posted on June 26th, 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…


Initial Work for Automation of a BSTFA Derivatisation for Phenolic Compounds in Water

Posted on May 22nd, 2019


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


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 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


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

Posted on February 20th, 2019


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…


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


Webinar – An Approach to Pharma Method Validation for Direct Mass Spectrometry

Posted on January 24th, 2019

On Tuesday 29th January, Dr Vaughan Langford of Syft Technologies and Anatune’s Dr Mark Perkins will be collaborating on a…


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…


High-Speed Formaldehyde Analysis for the Process-Line and Laboratory: SIFT-MS

Posted on January 4th, 2019


High-Throughput Formaldehyde Analysis in Air Using Direct Mass Spectrometry

Posted on January 3rd, 2019


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…


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


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…


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

Posted on June 6th, 2018


The Automation of Sonication, Mixing and Dilution On-line with HPLC for a Pharmaceutical Application

Posted on April 4th, 2018


Automating the Extraction and Analysis of Urinary Free Cortisol Using Instrument Top Sample Prep (ITSP), GERSTEL MultiPurpose Sampler and Agilent LC-MS/MS

Posted on January 25th, 2018


PrepAhead: How to Master Your Time with GERSTEL Maestro Software

Posted on January 24th, 2018


Automated Preparation of Stock Standards and Calibrators for LC-MS

Posted on November 29th, 2017


Fully Automated Method Using Dispersive Liquid-Liquid MicroExtraction (DiLLME) for Extractable and Leachable Studies

Posted on November 8th, 2017


Drugs of Abuse in Oral Fluids: Automated SPE Extraction and LC-MS/MS Determination Using a Robotic Autosampler

Posted on August 16th, 2017


Automation of On-line Sample Preparation for LC Applications

Posted on March 1st, 2017


Extractables and Leachables Analysis of IV Bag Systems Using Direct Thermal Extraction of the Materials and Stir Bar Sorptive Extraction of Aqueous Solutions Coupled with Thermal Desorption Gas-Chromatography with Unit Mass and High Resolution Mass Spectrometric Detection

Posted on January 20th, 2016


Automating Liquid-Liquid Extractions Using a Bench-top Workstation

Posted on January 15th, 2016


Automating Liquid-Liquid Extractions Using an X-Y-Z Coordinate Autosampler for LC-MS/MS Analyses

Posted on December 16th, 2015


Analysis of Formaldehyde and Acetaldehyde Using Automated DNPH Derivatisation

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


Automated Online Desorption and Analysis of DNPH Derivatives of Airborne Aldehydes and Ketones

Posted on January 14th, 2015

The analysis of airborne aldehydes and ketones first involves collection of the analytes by passing air through a cartridge containing…


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