Mass spectrometry

This Is Why We Need Standardized Methods To Test Cannabinoids in Food

Cannabis sativa L. or popularly known as hemp is a versatile plant that can be used for paper, cloth or biofuel production. As a consumable it is believed to have analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and anti-anxiety properties and thus becoming more popular as medicinal plant treatment. Other hemp byproducts such as oil, protein and flour are also …

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Isolated Compounds In Lemons And Asian Plants May Hold Key To Cancer Prevention

Japanese scientists have been researching potential cancer preventing compounds in Citrus Lemon, Isodon Japonicus and Lansium Domesticum. Using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and mass spectrometry the scientists were able to isolate fifty-five chemical compounds of the peels of Citrus Lemon, aerial parts of Isodon japonicus, and leaves of Lansium domesticum. Isodon Japonicus is native to …

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Advancements In Spectrometric Methods and Technology Paves Way For Analysis And Discovery Of Plant Hormones

All organisms produce hormones, even plants.  Although these small molecule compounds exist only in trace amounts it plays a pivotal role in a plant’s life cycle from germination, growth, reproduction, including how it responds to biotic and abiotic stress when in different environments.  Mapping the hormones accurately can be problematic however due to the complexity …

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