What are Forced Degradation Studies? An Introduction to Pharmaceutical Stress Testing

While pharmaceutical stress testing is challenging, it is necessary for protecting patient health and meeting regulatory requirements. Thorough stress testing paired with strategic data management is the best way to maintain quality pharmaceuticals. In this blog, Jesse Harris discusses the use of Luminata to simplify pharmaceutical stress testing. Read more →


How to Avoid False Positives and False Negatives in Analytical Chemistry

Is there anything that analytical chemists hate more than false positives and false negatives? While it is impossible to eliminate error completely, it is possible to control it. Understanding the relationship between false positives and negatives allows us to optimize our experimental design. We discuss more in this blog post. Read more →


Digital Evolution of Analytical Data and Other Year End News | ACD/Labs 2021 in Review & 2022 Outlook

I am truly thankful to our users who collaborate with us on a daily basis, providing their advisory guidance on the evolving landscape of chemistry-driven industries; and to my colleagues, and our collaborators, who take these ideas and suggestions and embody them into useful practical software applications! Wishing all of you strong health and success in 2022! Read more →


The Basics of Interpreting a Proton (1H) NMR Spectrum

1H NMR is the go-to technique to help identify or confirm the structure of organic compounds or those that contain protons. A solution-state proton spectrum is relatively fast to acquire, compared with other nuclei, and a lot of information about the structure of a compound can be deduced from it. With centuries of combined experience in NMR data interpretation, we thought we’d share the basics to help those just starting out with analyzing solution-phase 1H NMR spectra. Read more →