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UHPLC/ESI-MS/MS Determination of 187 Pesticides in Wine using UCT QuEChERS Products

In this recently published journal by Wang and Cheung in the world respected journal J.AOAC International (Volume 99, Number 2, March-April 2016, pp. 539-557(19) ) a quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged, and safe (QuEChERs) method for extraction of  187 pesticides in both red and white wine samples is presented using ultra-HPLC...

UCT featured in Select Science article, “11 Methods to Ensure Food Safety.”

UCT has been featured in Select Science article, “11 Methods to Ensure Food Safety” with the recently released ‘Patulin Analysis in Apple Juice’ application. Patulin is a naturally occurring mycotoxin that is produced by several species of fungi, such as Penicillium and Byssochlamys, and has been implicated as a possible...

Clean Screen® DAU Columns Utilized in Characterization of Oxycodone and Metabolites in Human Hair

An article titled, ‘The Disposition of Oxycodone and Metabolite in Human Hair’ was recently published in the Journal of Analytical Toxicology (DOI:10.1093/jat/bkv076).  Researchers investigated and validated a method for the identification of oxycodone (OC) and its first-order metabolite, oxymorphone (OM) from...

Thank you for attending our booth at NACRW 2015!

UCT would like to extend a special thanks to all of this year’s attendees at NACRW who paid visit to the booth and/or attended our sponsored lunch and learn focused on veterinary drug residue analysis. This year was a great...

UCT presenting poster at the American Association of Clinical Chemistry

UCT application chemist, Dr. Xiaoyan Wang, is presenting a poster on the use of QuEChERS as a novel extraction technique for the determination of benzodiazepines and steroids in whole blood. In clinical laboratories, the commonly used sample preparation techniques include...

Minnesota is the latest state to offer legalized medical marijuana

Beginning July 1, 2015 patients in Minnesota will be able to begin to fill prescriptions for medical marijuana.  The Minnesota law is one of the more restrictive nationally, with the cannabis only being able to be taken in pill, oil...