Spectroscopy-06-01-2018

Spectroscopy

Calibration transfer involves several strategies and mathematical techniques for applying a single calibration database consisting of samples, reference data, and calibration equations to two or more instruments. In this installment, we review the chemometric and tactical strategies used for the calibration transfer process.

Because of the structural use of polymers, it is important to understand the origin of their strength, elongation to break, elasticity, flexibility, and so on. It is in the very low frequency region (the so called “terahertz” range) where it is believed that the real indicators for crystallinity appear.

The establishment of quantitative models based on the near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopic analysis of plant samples plays an important role in improving both the scope of the models and the accuracy of prediction. This technique could provide a new method for tobacco quality management and provide a new discriminant method for other agricultural products.

Single-cell ICP-MS can accurately quantify the metal concentrations within individual cells, providing new information about the mean metal content and the variation within a cell population. This method is shown to be a vital tool for assessing the specific uptake of metals by ovarian cancer cells and fresh water algae.

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June 01, 2018

Metabolomics is one of the newer “omics” fields, and focuses on the characterization of the small molecule metabolites in biological systems. Metabolomics research has the potential to shed light on certain disease states, monitor patient response to treatment, and contribute to drug target discovery. Applications also span pharmaceutical development and neuroscience research.