Recent Advances in Raman and Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy: Pharmaceutical, Forensic and Biomedical Applications

Iqbal T Shadi from Imperial College London NHLI and Roy Goodacre, Professor of Biological Chemistry at University of Manchester, explore how Raman spectroscopy has advanced in recent years, and how its use in both industry and academia has increased significantly and is redrawing the landscape in many fields, such as biomedical and pharmaceutical R&D.

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Quality Assessment of Primary Human Keratinocyte Cultures with Online Measurement of Oxygen and pH

Harry Abts at Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH provides an overview of why the oxygen and pH kinetics give valuable information about culture quality and efficiency. The SDR SensorDish Reader allows precise, non-invasive analysis of the process parameters dissolved oxygen (DO) and pH in cell culture.

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Validation of a Bioanalytical ICP-MS Method for Quantification of Potassium in Human Urine

The objective of this study by Jennifer Ammerman, Chaoyang Huang, Daniel Wright at MPI Research was to validate a bioanalytical method for the quantitation of potassium in human urine samples obtained from clinical studies; with patients dosed with potassium chloride in support of required bioequivalence studies.

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