Tag Archives: molecule


Published 13 Sep 2013

Viscotek model history

A list of historic Viscotek models When Viscotek became part of Malvern in 2008 it had already been a market leader in Gel Permeation Chromatography GPC, Flow Injection Polymer Analysis FIPA as well as dilute solution viscometry DSV for over…READ MORE >

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Published 8 Jan 2013

Molecules of Note: Number two in a series

Welcome to the second blog in the“Molecules of Note” series on Malvern’s Materials Talks blog site. Last time we extolled the importance of (3R,5R)-7-[2-(4-fluorophenyl)-3-phenyl-4-(phenylcarbamoyl)-5-propan-2-ylpyrrol-1-yl]-3,5-dihydroxyheptanoic acid, better known as Lipitor. This month’s molecule of note is Galanthamine, a drug used to…READ MORE >

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Published 20 Dec 2012

Have you got the time for Superman, dynamic light scattering, and small-angle X-ray scattering?

I was reading in New Scientist (November 10th, 2012 page 5) of the discovery of a red star identical, it appears, to the star Superman’s home planet, Krypton.  Red dwarf LHS2520, discovered by astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson (Yes!  What a…READ MORE >

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Published 15 Nov 2012

Hydrodynamic Radius – Radius of Gyration

Size matters: Hydrodynamic Radius Vs Radius of Gyration (Rh versus Rg) Welcome to the second installment of the blog series following on from our successful C&EN webinar on the qualitative and quantitative analyses of proteins. In this blog series, we…READ MORE >

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Published 17 Oct 2012

Where is the border between molecule and particle?

Nanoparticles are generally considered to have at least one dimension less than 100nm. How low can you go to still have a nanoparticle? It is a tricky question, and may not be so easily answered. With tools like Dynamic Light…READ MORE >

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Published 2 Oct 2012

Amylose and amylopectin

The chemistry of cooking the perfect pasta – Amylopectin, amylose and protein A few friends and I are planning a “learn to cook” vacation in Italy next spring. Being competitive by nature and to ensure I don’t appear a complete novice,…READ MORE >

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Published 2 Aug 2012

What’s your favorite molecule?

Welcome to a new series on Malvern’s blog site, “Molecules of Note”. Think of this column a little bit like those articles you read in the newspaper supplements of papers such as New York Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Times…READ MORE >

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