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Journal Highlight: Fast sampling, analyses and chemometrics for plant breeding: Bitter acids, xanthohumol and terpenes in lupulin glands of hops (Humulus lupulus)

Date: Jan 16, 2017

Author: spectroscopyNOW

High throughput screening of lupulin glands composition, by fast analyses and chemometrics, was used for breeder selection of hops with key flavour attributes.

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Acute kidney injury: Biomarker protocol with labelled proteins

Date: Jan 15, 2017

Author: Steve Down

A novel method for accurately measuring multiple biomarkers of acute kidney injury that was developed in France uses isotope-labelled protein standards and can be rolled out to other diseases in different clinical scenarios.

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Pot in perfume: Marijuana active component detected

Date: Jan 15, 2017

Author: Steve Down

The principal psychoactive component of marijuana has been found in a commercial perfume by researchers in Austria, although its low concentration does not contravene European regulations.

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Prickly pear: Statistical chemicals

Date: Jan 15, 2017

Author: David Bradley

Chemical statistics have been used in the analysis of extracts from two common species found on the Mediterranean, the prickly pear and the peacock's tail seaweed; the chemicals show promise in easing symptoms of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.

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Crystallising carbon capture: X-ray study

Date: Jan 15, 2017

Author: David Bradley

A simple, yet reliable, process for trapping carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere involves the crystallisation of a guanidine sorbent. X-ray diffraction reveals the structural details.

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Painting with gumtion: Accelerating art

Date: Jan 15, 2017

Author: David Bradley

J.W.M. Turner used gumtion to make his paintings dynamic. It wasn't simply that he was a dab hand with the brush, he literally used a mixture called gumtion comprising mastic resin with a lead acetate additive to make his oils flow more slicker and smoother across the canvas a spectroscopic study shows.

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Moody students? Zinc deficiency could be to blame

Date: Jan 15, 2017

Author: David Bradley

Zinc deficiency has been suggested as one possible risk factor for the onset and progression of mood disorders. A study utilising flame atomic absorption spectrometry (FAAS) has been carried out to assess this hypothesis in adolescent female high school students.

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Biomarkers of breast cancer

Date: Jan 12, 2017

Author: Ryan De Vooght-Johnson

The success of cancer treatment hinges on the stage at which the disease is detected, making biomarkers that flag up early signs of the disease an important goal for cancer research. Now a group of scientists from the Czech Republic has found a new set of biomarkers for breast cancer based on the levels of lipids expressed by cancer cells.

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Journal Highlight: Human sports drug testing by mass spectrometry

Date: Jan 9, 2017

Author: spectroscopyNOW

Milestones in doping control analysis accomplished in Germany from the early developments to the current use of hyphenated mass spectrometric techniques concerning low- and high-molecular mass analytes have been reviewed.

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Journal Highlight: New approaches to characterize polymeric oil additives in solution based on pyrene excimer fluorescence

Date: Jan 9, 2017

Author: spectroscopyNOW

New methodology for characterizing the complex steady-state and time-resolved fluorescence signals emitted by pyrene-labelled polyolefins used as dispersants in engine oils has been reviewed.

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