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Solvent Limitations in Liquid Chromatography UV Detection: a photons game

February 24, 2021

What are the limitations?

Traditional liquid chromatography (LC) separation and detector strategies are restricted in the variety of organic solvents that can be used because of the inherent organic chromophore competition for UV absorption at short […]

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Innovations in UV Detection for Pharmaceutical Ingredient Manufacture and Purification

January 06, 2021

The pharmaceutical industry's stringent regulations require researchers and engineers to go above and beyond to ensure products' safety and quality. Whether the goal is in-process preparative separation, or to purify pharmaceutical ingredients from […]

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Ten 2020 scientific breakthroughs we’re excited about

October 20, 2020

Did your 2020 goals go as planned? We bet they didn’t! This year and its many turns affected the schedule of most industries and shifted public interest towards the scientific community. Despite the current global health crisis, research continues […]

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Rnase and Virus inactivation, how do we know they're not coming back?

October 02, 2020

UV inactivation is increasingly gaining traction among laboratories and manufacturers as a disinfection and decontamination solution.  It is a clean and rapid method for either elimination of contaminants or preparation of viruses for vaccine […]

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Basic principles of photochemical reactions and their application to industry innovations

August 28, 2020

As in many other scientific applications, photochemical reactions face challenges when scaling up to industrial volume and performance. Maximizing resources in this industry is a must while ensuring the highest quality and purification standards. […]

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Key points to choose your preparative HPLC detector

August 21, 2020

Choosing a detector for your preparative chromatography set up can be overwhelming in a crowded market. So here are some factors to take into account when looking for a detector to suit your laboratory's needs: 

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Cash in a post-pandemic world

July 28, 2020

“Cash is king” they say, and one could argue, it is one of the dirtiest kings out there. Research on the contamination burden of currency points to the benefits of a cashless society, and whether this solution may seem constrictive, imperative, or […]

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Disinfection and decontamination answers for small or developing labs

July 06, 2020

UV LED light has proven to be effective in laboratory settings for disinfection and decontamination purposes, making these processes cheaper, faster, and more reliable. UV LED has now revolutionized large laboratories and institutions, however the […]

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Best wavelengths for disinfection in the age of  SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus)

June 30, 2020

UV LED radiation has proven to be an effective and innovative measure for disinfection and decontamination. Particular wavelengths affect different bonds within biological molecules. Therefore, determining what wavelengths are most effective against […]

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A Keylight systems series: microscopy LED light sources that fit your lab (Ep2)

June 22, 2020

On our previous episode of the Keylight Series, we highlighted its compact design for easy integration, its availability for customizable features and IR sources, as well as Phoseon's patented technology. Today, we'll talk about 4 features that can […]

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A Keylight systems series: Microscopy LED light sources that fit your research (Ep 1)

June 22, 2020

Microscopy has been around for centuries and represents one of the greatest advances in the scientific community. The development of its fluorescent counterpart in the 20th century and recent break-throughs in this field have taken medicine and […]

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Researchers have proven that a small dose of UV-C light completely inactivates Sars-CoV-2 (coronavirus)

June 17, 2020

Great news appear in the Covid-19 prevention research landscape! Recent studies from Boston University have concluded 22 mJ/cm2 of UVC light should be enough dose to approach 6 log reduction of the Sars-CoV-2 virus (also known as corona-virus) that […]

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Are your pipettes clean? What the data shows

June 10, 2020

Previous research has shown that KeyProTM (Phoseon Technology) rapidly and reliably decontaminates laboratory pipetman (1, 2). The unanswered question is, how necessary is this decontamination? Here we present a quantification of the contamination […]

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How KeyPro can be used for Vaccine Development

June 09, 2020

What is currently being used?

Current procedures for vaccine research often utilize gamma radiation to inactivate a virus while leaving host protein structures intact for further analysis like ELISAs. Unfortunately, gamma radiation technology is not […]

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Can LED UV light be used to develop vaccines?

June 04, 2020


Certainly so! The principle behind vaccinations is to trigger an immune response that will provide us with antibodies to prevent infection in the future. This goal can be accomplished through a variety of mechanisms that are encompassed in 4 […]

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Real-time Analysis of Nucleic Acid Purity

May 06, 2020

ConclusionThe KeyView Prep™ system allows for real-time 260/280 analysis that is both efficient and accurate.IntroductionSince its conception in the 1940s, the 260/280 assessment of nucleic acid purity has routinely relied on spectrophotometric […]

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Can UV LEDs be used to detect Barrett’s esophagus?

August 23, 2019

In this study, UV LEDs were used to excite tissue auto-fluorescence

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UV LED technology brings new opportunities to research labs

August 13, 2019

RNA library prep, sequencing, and PCR

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Prevent Contamination in your Lab with High Irradiance UV LED

August 05, 2019

RNase A Contamination: Unpredictable and Catastrophic

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Reproducible Inactivation of Staphylococcus aureus on a Surface using UV LED

July 24, 2019

Presented at the International Association of Food Protection

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Phoseon Technology Introduces New UV LED Solutions and Expands its Life Sciences Market Reach

July 19, 2019

Known as a pioneer in UV LED solutions, Phoseon’s focus on customer collaboration has resulted in a world-wide market leadership position.

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UV Inactivation of RNase A on Various Microplates

July 17, 2019

Working from previous knowledge that 275nm and 365nm sources work synergistically to speed RNase A inactivation, we used these wavelengths on Greiner Bio-One flat-bottomed black opaque microplates. Sample wells were first treated with 0.01u/mL of […]

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RNase A Activity as a Predictive Tool for Log₁₀ Reduction of Bacterial and Fungal Spores on Surfaces

July 09, 2019

Certain clinically relevant organisms, such as Clostridium difficile (Clostridioides difficile) and Aspergillus brasilliensis, form spores that are resistant to UV inactivation. Indeed, Log₁₀ reduction in response to UV exposure is dependent not […]

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UV Inactivation of RNaseA Contamination in Buffers

June 13, 2019

Many experiments are carried out in Tris buffers because they are nearly bulletproof at maintaining a neutral pH regardless of what you (metabolically) throw at them. These buffers cannot be subjected to the same decontamination methods, as DEPC […]

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