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UCT 521 Enviro-Clean® 521 Sorbent Cited in Disinfection Study

Chlorine sanitizers used in washing fresh and fresh-cut produce can lead to generation of disinfection by-products (DBPs) that are harmful to human health. Monitoring of DBPs is necessary to protect food safety but comprehensive analytical methods have been lacking. In...

XtrackT® Cited in New Psychoactive Substances Article

In a recent paper published in Drug Testing and Analysis (Richard Bade et al., (doi: 10.1002/dta.2484)), UCT’s Xtract® solid phase extraction sorbent was used to extract a diverse range of new psychoactive substances (NPS) from samples of waste water. The...

UCT Flagship Sorbent Clean Screen® DAU cited in Cardiac Study

In a recent study by Guillermo Alberto Keller et al., published in Journal of Opioid Management (http://www.wmpllc.org/ojs-2.4.2/index.php/jom), UCT’s Clean Screen® DAU was used to extract Propoxyphene (DPX)  and norpropoxyphene (NPX) from human plasma and analyzed by GC-MS. Plasma samples (500...

UCT’s DETA cited in Stem Cell Research Study

The neuromuscular junction (NMJ) involves a complex structure whose function is to convey action potentials from the motoneuron (MN) to skeletal muscle, resulting in stimulated contraction of the muscle. Studies have shown that the functionality and maintenance of neuromuscular synapses...

UCT XtrackT® Solid Phase Extraction Sorbent Cited in Environmental Analysis Article

In a recent paper authored by Meena K. Yadav et al., published in Environmental Science and Pollution Research (https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-018-2464-6), UCT’s XtrackT® solid phase extraction sorbent (XRDAH506) was employed in a validated method to isolate several illicit drugs from urban waste...

UCT QuEChERS Cited in Agro-Industry Article

In a recent paper published in Food Chemistry by Claudio Alister et al., (oi: https://doi.org/10.1016/ j.foodchem.2018.06.090), A UCT’s QuEChERS blend containing 4 g magnesium sulfate (MgSO4), 0.5 g of disodium citrate (C6H6Na2O7), 0.5 g of trisodium citrate (Na3C6H5O7) and 1...

UCT Specialty Chemical cited in Mechanobiology Study

In a recent article published in Lab on a Chip, authors Donghee Lee et al., (DOI: 10.1039/C8LC00320C), used UCT’s specialty chemical (Tridecafluoro-1, 1, 2, 2-Tetrahydrooctyl)-1- Trichlorosilane (T2492-KG) in a mold-making process. This involved the production of a microfluidic cell compression...

UCT Clean Screen® DAU Cited in 3-Methylfentanyl Article

3-Methylfentanyl (3-MF) has reappeared in the United States illicit drug market for the first documented time since 1988. In a paper authored by Melissa F. Fogarty et al., published in Drug Testing and Analysis (doi: 10.1002/dta.2414) an analytical method was...

UCT Specialty Chemicals Cited in Cancer Study Article

In a recent paper authored by Xiaoying Wang published in Talanta ((2018) 187 179-187), UCT’s specialty chemicals Tetraethylorthosilicate (TEOS) and trimethoxysilylpropy-diethylenetriamine (DETA) were employed in the process to produce an electrochemiluminescence (ECL) biosensor for detection of CdkN2A/p16 anti-oncogene based on...

UCT Clean Screen® DAU Cited in Novel Fentalogs Article

Methoxyacetylfentanyl and cyclopropylfentanyl are two of the newest illicit opioids that are infiltrating the heroin market. They both have been reported by the Drug Enforcement Administration in their third quarter report of 2017 to have been chemically identified seven and...