01. July 2021

GERSTEL is setting the course for stronger growth

Dr. Sascha Giegold Ph.D. (44) has joined GERSTEL as Director of Sales and Marketing.

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03. July 2020

New AppNote: Pharmacokinetic study by DBS-LC-MS/MS

Study on Anticonvulsants employing HemaXis DB, a novel device for whole blood self-sampling, and the GERSTEL Dried Blood Spot Autosampler (DBS-A)

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19. May 2020

Online seminar: Mai 27, 2020 - 2:00 PM (CEST)

TED-GC/MS, Thermal Extraction and –Desorption combined with Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry, a novel technique for the determination of microplastics in water

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19. May 2020

Online seminar: Mai19, 2020 11:00 AM (CEST)

MOSH/MOAH analysis based on LC-GC coupling and automated sample preparation with epoxidation and AlOx clean-up as well as efficient batch processing of data using a dedicated MOSH/MOAH Software.

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22. October 2019

On-Demand seminar: Automated 3-MCPD and Glycidyl Fatty Acid Ester Determination in Edible Oils and Fats

3-MCPD and Glycidol fatty acid esters are process contaminants found in edible plant based oils and fats. The required analysis involves complex sample preparation. In this online seminars, an industry user presents an efficient automated approach.

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02. September 2019

5th SBSE International Meeting, September 23-24, 2019 – Novotel, Paris-Sud

The fifth (Stir Bar Sorptive Extraction) SBSE International Meeting is centered on SBSE and other, green, solvent-reduced, and miniaturized sample preparation techniques for GC/MS spanning two full days.

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12. June 2017

New AppNote: Determination of 3-MCPD and Glycidol in edible oils

Fully automated GC/MS determination of 3-MCPD and Glycidol based on standard methods including an evaporation step provides excellent sensitivity and system stability

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07. September 2018

New Forensic Toxicology method on THC-COOH & Co. in Hair at TIAFT 2018

The TIAFT 2018 GERSTEL Newsletter includes information on a newly published journal article on automated determination of THC-COOH and related compounds in hair.

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06. July 2018

EU-WFD analysis of water with sediment, without CH2Cl2, AppNote 196

Highly sensitive determination of around 100 contaminants in only 100 mL surface water, including sediment-adsorbed compounds, following the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) (2013/39/EU).

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21. June 2018

Sequence by Barcode: Generating sequence tables from sample barcodes

Who wouldn’t love to have this feature: Generating sequence tables quickly and conveniently without effort. This is exactly what the option Sequence by Barcode on the GERSTEL MPS does.

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20. December 2017

GERSTEL technology helps scientists sniff out Parkinson's disease smell

BBC reports: Joy Milne could smell her husband’s Parkinson's disease years before he was diagnosed. Now Joy helps scientists develop a diagnostic testing procedure.

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16. May 2017

Perfluorinated Compounds in Water

AppNote 190: Perfluorinated Compounds in Water determined by automated On-line SPE-LC-MS/MS based on exchangeable small SPE cartridges.

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17. March 2017

Transfer of liquids with highest precision using Accurate Add

AppNote 187: Highly accurate standard addition and generation of standards and dilution series based on the Accurate Add function result in significantly improved quality of results

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02. December 2016

Automated PU Foam emission monitoring using Micro-Scale Chambers

Fully automated micro-scale chamber material emission analysis of Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) is presented including test results and a comparison with method VDA 278 results

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14. September 2016

Application of a 2-dimensional RI Database to a Complex Hop Essential Oil

Aroma Office 2D is an integrated software for simultaneous processing of both retention index (RI) and mass spectral (MS) data for rapid and improved identification of flavor compounds.

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30. October 2015

Metabolomics AppNote 2/3: Automated Lipid Fractionation using SPE

Automated sample preparation including SPE fractionation, evaporation and reconstitution for LC/QTOF analysis of different Lipid classes from plant material

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19. March 2015

New AppNote: LC/MS-Determination of glycosides in plant material

The automated workflow includes ultrasonic extraction of plant material and two filtration steps for subsequent LC/QTOF determination of glycosides

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05. December 2014

eSEMINAR Advances in Forensics and Toxicology

In collaboration with Separation Science, GERSTEL, AB SCIEX and Bruker have sponsored an online eSeminar covering key topics of analytical importance in the field of forensic toxicology.

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24. July 2014

New AppNote: Analysis of Aroma Compounds in Edible Oils by TD-GC/MS

Direct Thermal Desorption GC/MS using Slitted Microvials provides efficient and repeatable analyte transfer and sensitive determination of aroma compounds.

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12. June 2014

New AppNote: Analysis of Opioids, Cocaine and Metabolites from Serum

Comprehensive Automation of the SPE-GC/MS Analysis of Opioids, Cocaine and Metabolites from Serum and Other Matrices

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18. March 2014

Workshop: Introduction to olfactory detection (May 14 - 15, 2014)

In the course of our one-and-a-half day hands-on workshop, a structured introduction is given to olfactory detection in the context of GC analysis.

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22. November 2013

Live online seminars: New ways to automate your food testing methods

On December 3, Romina Shah (US FDA) and Oscar Cabrices, Ph.D. (GERSTEL, Inc.) will give a online seminar on improved food testing workflows using automated sample preparation

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16. August 2013

New AppNote: Pesticides in Food Samples using QuEChERS-DPX-LC/MS/MS

Automated Sample Preparation and Analysis Workflows for Pesticide Residue Screenings in Food Samples using DPX-QuEChERS with LC/MS/MS

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04. July 2013

GERSTEL Solutions worldwide magazine No. 13

We invite you to go on a voyage to laboratories across the globe that use GERSTEL solutions in their daily work, focusing on the application.

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25. June 2013

New AppNote: Automated Determination of fat content in food samples

A combined autosampler and sample preparation robot is interfaced directly to a microwave unit and a GC/FID to determine fat content in food samples

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27. March 2013

New AppNote: Barbiturates and COOH-THC in Urine using DPX-LC/MS/MS

Determination of Barbiturates and COOH-THC in Urine using dispersive SPE (Automated Disposable Pipette Extraction; DPX) and LC-MS/MS

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19. November 2012

New AppNote: Comparison of EG-Silicone-SBSE and Derivatization-PDMS-SBSE

Phenolic compounds and off-flavors in tap water are analyzed by SBSE-TD-GC/MS using the EG-Silicone-Twister directly and the PDMS-Twister after derivatization

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12. November 2012

New AppNote: Analysis of Doping Substances in Equine Urine by DPX-GC/QQQ

A new fully automated dispersive SPE(DPX)-LVI-GC/QqQ method provides fast and reliable results combined with low limits of quantification

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30. April 2012

GERSTEL Solutions worldwide magazine No. 12

We invite you to go on a voyage to laboratories across the globe that use GERSTEL solutions in their daily work, focusing on the application.

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21. July 2011

Article in the press: Profiling whiskey using static and dynamic headspace

Efficient flavor profiling of beverages that contain involatile matrix using Headspace and Dynamic Headspace (DHS) coupled with GC/MS analysis

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28. June 2011

New AppNote: Determination of Pain Management Drugs by DPX-LC-MS/MS

Coupling DPX to LC-MS/MS provides rapid, just-in-time sample preparation for high throughput analysis, minimizing ion suppression and sample dilution for high sensitivity

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22. June 2011

New AppNote: Determination of Pesticides by automated QuEChERS-GC/MS

The ability to automate the dSPE clean-up of QuEChERS extracts and to couple extraction and clean-up directly to GC-MS analysis, results in improved laboratory productivity

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20. June 2011

New AppNote: Analysis of Whisky, Wine and Juice using new Twister phases

Twisters with combined Ethylene Glycol(EG)/Silicone phase, Polyacrylate phase and standard PDMS phase were used to generate qualitative flavor profiles of different beverages

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20. May 2011

New AppNote: Automated Pyrolysis GC/MS using a new versatile pyrolyzer

A novel pyrolyzer module is used for Pyrolysis-GC/MS analysis of polymer and sludge samples using different techniques including fractionated and sequential pyrolysis

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11. April 2011

New AppNote: Determination of off-flavor compounds in Drinking Water

Dynamic Headspace coupled to 1D/2D GC/MS with simultaneous olfactory detection enables the determination of 2-Methylisoborneol, Geosmin and 2,4,6-Trichloroanisole in drinking water

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05. April 2011

GERSTEL Solutions worldwide magazine No. 11

We take you on an excursion through the world of chemical analysis to laboratories all over the globe that use GERSTEL solutions in their daily work, focusing on the application.

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15. December 2010

Sample Prep synchronized with AB Sciex Analyst

Integrated sample prep control for AB Sciex Analyst is now available using GERSTEL MAESTRO software.

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19. November 2010

New AppNote: Analysis of PAHs in Seafood by QuEChERS-SBSE-GC-MS

To improve PAH determination in seafood in the context of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill a new QuEChERS-SBSE-GC-MS method was developed enhancing productivity and ease-of-use

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21. October 2010

Multi-Desorption mode TD and enrichment for maximum sensitivity

Automated Multi-Desorption Mode is available for the GERSTEL Thermal Desorption System (TDS) and GERSTEL Thermal Desorption Unit (TDU).

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19. October 2010

New AppNote: Pesticides in Foods using automated QuEChERS and LC/MS/MS

Automated QuEChERS Extraction for the Confirmation of Pesticide Residues in Foods using the GERSTEL MultiPurpuse Sampler MPS combined with LC/MS/MS analysis

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18. October 2010

New AppNote: Static and Dynamic Headspace analysis of Alcoholic Beverages

Automated Static and Dynamic Headspace Analysis with GC/MS for Determination of Abundant and Trace Flavour Compounds in Alcoholic Beverages Containing Dry Extract

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27. August 2010

New MultiPurpose Sampler (MPS) for GC/MS & LC/MS

Next generation of proven platform for sample preparation and sample introduction now available.

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30. July 2010

GERSTEL on expansion course in Southeast Asia

In order to support a growing customer base in South East Asia in the fields of automated sample preparation for GC/MS and LC/MS, GERSTEL has founded a subsidary in Singapore.

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07. May 2010

Sigma-Aldrich offers ready-to-use SPME Fiber Assemblies for GERSTEL MFX

Ready-to-use SPME Fast Fit Assemblies (FFA) are stored in the MFX tray for direct use in automated SPME analysis and fiber exchange using the GERSTEL MultiPurpose Sampler (MPS).

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19. April 2010

New AppNote: Automated Determination of Glycerin in Biodiesel

Full Automation of ASTM Method D6584-07 “Determination of Free and Total Glycerin in B-100 Biodiesel Methyl Esters by Gas Chromatography” using a GERSTEL Dual Rail PrepStation

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07. April 2010

New AppNote: Fragrance Profiling of Consumer Products using DHS

Automated Dynamic HeadSpace GC offers accurate qualitative and quantitative analysis of perfumed or flavored products while requiring minimal sample preparation

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15. October 2009

GERSTEL Solutions Special Issue: Forensic Sciences and Toxicology

This special issue of the GERSTEL Solutions Worldwide Magazine is focused on solutions and applications in the field of forensic sciences and toxicology.

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18. August 2009

GERSTEL LC/MS Effluent Optimizer LEO

Perfect LC separation combined with the most efficient ionization and lowest achievable MS detection limits – get the best of both worlds

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16. July 2009

New AppNote: Benzodiazepines in urine using DPX-LC/MS/MS

Automated Disposable Pipette Extraction DPX coupled to LC/MS/MS eliminates the need for derivatization when determining benzodiazepines in urine.

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07. July 2009

GERSTEL Solutions Magazine LC/MS Special Issue

The 2nd revised and expanded edition is now available: Efficient LC/MS trace analysis with Automated Sample Preparation

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24. June 2009

GERSTEL Seminar on LC/MS Sample Prep @ HPLC 2009

Topic: Improved detection limits and reproducibility in LC/MS determination of contaminants in food and environmental samples

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03. June 2009

New AppNote: Determination of Fat in Food according the Caviezel method

The GERSTEL Fat Analyzer allows simple, fast and reliable determination of saponifiable fat and free fatty acid content in food and feed using the Caviezel method.

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19. May 2009

New AppNote: Automated SPE-LC-analysis of NSAIDs and fungicides

Automation of solid phase extraction methods using a robotic X-Y-Z coordinate autosampler exemplified by the analysis of naproxen, ketoprofen, thiabendazole and carbendazim

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08. May 2009

New AppNote: Pesticides in Fruits and Vegetables

Fast and efficient automated multi-residue pesticide analysis in fruits and vegetables by Disposable Pipette Extraction (DPX) and gas chromatography / mass spectrometry (GC/MS)

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27. April 2009

New AppNote: Minimizing Carryover for LC/MS analysis

As today’s detection systems become increasingly sensitive, reduction of carryover becomes increasingly important. The Four Solvent Active Wash Station helps minimizing carryover and providing reproducible and reliable data.

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27. April 2009

New AppNote: Multiple Headspace Extraction for GC

A novel purge tool for the GERSTEL MultiPurpose Sampler MPS allows automated Multiple Headspace Extraction (MHE). If matrix effects adversely influence quantitation, an MHE approach can be utilized to prove that equilibrium has been reached.

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01. April 2009

Focus on Food Analysis - GERSTEL Solutions worldwide Magazine No. 9

The headline clearly states it: The main topic in the newly published GERSTEL Solutions Worldwide (GSW) magazine No. 9 is food analysis.

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07. January 2009

AppNote 11/2008 online

Analysis of Drugs and Metabolites in Blood and Urine using Automated Disposable Pipette Extraction and Large Volume Injection.

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