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New Products: Chromatography Releases from Waters and Thermo Fisher


Waters this week introduced a number of new products for protein and glycan analysis, including its new Acquity UPLC CSH130 C18 columns, its XSelect HPLC CSH130 C18 columns, and three GlycoWorks kits for glycan labeling and sample prep.

The CSH130 columns are intended for peptide mapping and proteomics applications and feature Waters' Charged Surface Hybrid particle technology which allows the columns to be used with a weaker acid modifier to obtain greater resolving power and sensitivity in LC-MS, the company said.

The GlycoWorks kits include two prep kits – one for high throughput and one for single use – and a labeling kit for use with released glycans.

Thermo Fisher Scientific this week launched its Dionex Ultimate 3000 Biocompatible Rapid Separation system.

The system supports high resolution separations for R&D work along with high throughput QA/QC analyses on the same platform, at pressures up to 15,000 psi, the company said.

The Scan

More Boosters for US

Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes.

From a Pig

A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports.

For Privacy's Sake

Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws.

Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants

In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.