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Published 13 Feb 2019

Brazil’s Ore and Minerals Analysis Workshop

Malvern Panalytical Brasil recently held the 10th Edition of the OMA (Ores and Minerals Analysis) Workshop, which took place in the Northeast in the city of Currais Novos / RN. In partnership with the IFRN the objective was to provide…READ MORE >

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Published 6 Sep 2018

The ABC’s of Platinumware for Sample Preparation by Fusion

Platinumware is used in sample preparation by fusion for XRF and ICP analysis. Crucibles (used for XRF and ICP analysis) and molds (only used for XRF) are made of 95% Pt and 5% Au. Why use platinum and gold? It has…READ MORE >

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Published 31 Jul 2018

Five Tricks for a Perfect Weighing!

The weighing step is of major importance in sample preparation by fusion since it has a direct impact on the analytical results. Let’s see five best practices to ensure repeatability and productivity while weighing. REPEATABILITY Find the right weighing method…READ MORE >

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Published 8 Feb 2018

How to Choose the Perfect Flux for Sample Preparation: Here’s the Secret

When performed correctly, fusion is the sample preparation technique that leads to the obtention of the most precise and accurate XRF and ICP analytical results. Among all factors that need to be considered to get great glass disks or solutions…READ MORE >

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Published 1 Nov 2016

Synuclein – A protein that fuses vesicles

α-synuclein promotes vesicle assembly – when size can support theory   What is a vesicle? In cell biology, a vesicle is an (often spherical) assembly of amphiphilic molecules (usually proteins and phospholipids), and is typically sized between 30 nm –…READ MORE >

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