What’s coming up in 2023

The New Year always provides an opportunity to look forward and to reflect. As I have embraced retirement, I have found more time for reflection. As I looked back at my predictions from last year regarding automation, I pondered the developments in chromatography that I witnessed over the many years I spent in laboratories. →

prep HPLC; Flash; purification

Don’t get salty about your separations. Develop flash and prep HPLC applications to purify a range of compounds

Bart explains the versatility of Flash and Prep HPLC applications to ensure the successful purification of several compounds. →

Leaks giving you the freaks? How to perform a leak test on your rotary evaporator

Bart Explains how to find and prevent leaks in rotary evaporators… →

flavors; fragrances; encapsulation; microencapsulation; spray drying

Flavor of the day: How to spray dry flavors and fragrances part 2!

Bart describes spray drying parameters and particle characteristics when encapsulating flavors and fragrances →

lipids; lipid purification; chromatography; flash chromatography; prep HPLC

A fat lot of tips on how to purify lipids

Bart offers advice on how to purify lipids, including phase selection, sample loading and detection methods →

spray drying; microencapsulation; flavours; flavors; fragrances; emulsification; carrier material

A whiff of microencapsulation of flavour and fragrances by spray drying

Bart goes over the benefits of microencapsulation, carrier materials and factors affecting emulsification →

vacuum pump; maintenance; rotary evaporator

Pump it up: clean vacuum pump in six easy steps

Bart explains when you should clean your vacuum pump and how to most efficiently get the job done →

mobile phase; chromatography solvents; normal phase chromatography; reversed phase chromatography; prep HPLC; flash chromatography

Solving the chromatography solvent problem

Bart examines mobile phases used in normal and reversed-phase chromatography →

nucleic acids; gene therapy; spray drying; spray drying parameters

The role of spray drying in gene therapy

Bart offers spray drying parameters from literature on spray drying nucleic acids for delivery approaches in gene therapy →

rotary evaporation; heating bath; distillation; Rotavapor

Taking the heat off cleaning your heating bath

Bart goes through the 12 simple steps you need to clean the heating bath of your rotary evaporator →

spray drying; nucleic acids; non-viral delivery system

How to spray dry nucleic acids

Bart explains why and how you should spray dry nucleic acids for gene therapy →