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Pegasus benchtop gas chromatograph
Pegasus BT

Gas Chromatography Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer

Pegasus Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatograph
Pegasus BT 4D

GCxGC Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer

Pegasus High-Resolution Gas Chromatograph
Pegasus GC-HRT

High Resolution GC-TOFMS

Pegasus High Resolution two-dimensional gas chromatograph
Pegasus GC-HRT 4D

High Resolution GCxGC-TOFMS

Application Notes

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203-821-408 Analysis of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) in Fish Oil Supplements by Gas Chromatography with High-Performance Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry

The American Heart Association recommends eating two servings of fish per week, specifically fish with high fat content such as tuna and salmon. In this study, the advantages of using the Pegasus GC-HRT to analyze complex matrices such as fish oil are highlighted.

203-821-247 GCxGC-ECD of Organochlorine Pesticides in Cucumber and Tomato
203-821-359 Moisture and Ash Determination in Flour TGA701
203-821-477 Differential Analysis of Olive Oils with Pegasus GC-HRT and ChromaTOF-HRT Reference Feature
203-821-525 Analysis of Fats in Food Products with GC-TOFMS

Reporting the fat content of food on packaging material is required for many products. For this reason, the ability to detect and distinguish different types of fats is important. The AOAC has an official method, Method 996.06, for the detection of fats (total, saturated, and unsaturated) that uses GC paired with FID to separate fatty acids, derivatized with methylation.

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News or Stories

15 March 2024 What’s Behind Your Beer’s Aroma This St. Patrick’s Day?

St. Patrick’s Day is an annual feast day celebrating the patron saint, St. Patrick. It’s a national holiday in both Ireland and Northern Ireland. The holiday, taking place on March 17th, has a number of traditions associated with it here in the USA as well—wearing green, eating the traditional Irish corned beef and cabbage, the […]

9 January 2024 Let Us Show You the Whey!

Whether it be in your post-workout protein shake or breakfast yogurt bowl, whey protein is in most foods consumed daily. Whey is the liquid remaining after milk has been curdled and strained and is the byproduct of the manufacturing of cheese or casein. Whey protein has many commercial uses, and the global market is expected […]

16 June 2023 Scorched Soils: Determining Moisture Content with the TGM800 and TGA801

Automation is the way of the future! Learn how automated moisture analyses are a huge improvement over the standard manual drying methods in this on-demand webinar from LECO.

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