International Symposium on the Separation
of Natural and Synthetic Macromolecules


27-29 January 2020

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High throughput screening and identification of coagulopathic snake venom proteins and peptides using nanofractionation and proteomics approaches

Julien Slagboom, Marija Mladić, Chunfang Xie, Taline D. Kazandjian, Freek Vonk, Govert W. Somsen, Nicholas R. Casewell, Jeroen Kool

PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 2020, 14(4), e0007802, LINK


Two-dimensional fractionation of complex polymers by comprehensive online-coupled thermal field-flow fractionation and size exclusion chromatography

Zanelle Viktor & Harald Pasch

Anal. Chim. Acta. 2020, 1107, 225-232. LINK


Critical Assessment of the Application of Multidetection SEC and AF4 for the Separation of Single-Chain Nanoparticles

Johanna Engelke, Susanne Boye, Bryan T. Tuten, Leonie Barner, Christopher Barner-Kowollik, and Albena Lederer

ACS Macro Lett. 2020, 9, 11, 1569–1575, LINK


Cellulose consolidation under high-pressure and high-temperature uniaxial compression

Thibaud Pintiaux, Maelie Heuls, Virginie Vandenbossche, Timothy Murphy, Richard Wuhrer, Patrice Castignolles, Marianne Gaborieau & Antoine Rouilly

Cellulose, 2019, 26, 2941-2954, LINK


Degree of branching in poly(acrylic acid) prepared by controlled and conventional radical polymerization

Alison R. Maniego, Adam T. Sutton, Yohann Guillaneuf, Catherine Lefay,  Mathias Destarac, Christopher M. Fellows, Patrice Castignolles and Marianne Gaborieau

Polym. Chem., 2019, 19, 2969-2974, LINK


MSPolyCalc: A web‐based App for polymer mass spectrometry data interpretation. The case study of a pharmaceutical excipient

Jessica S. Desport, Gilles Frache, Luc Patiny

Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2020, 34(S2), e8652, LINK


Advanced spectroscopy, microscopy, diffraction and thermal analysis of polyamide adhesives and prediction of their functional properties with solid-state NMR spectroscopy

Kash A. Bhullar, Aaron Meinel, Kennedy Maeder, Richard Wuhrer, Marianne Gaborieau and Patrice Castignolles

Polymer Chemistry, 2021, LINK


Engineering exosome polymer hybrids by atom transfer radical polymerization

Sushil Lathwal, Saigopalakrishna S. Yerneni, Susanne Boye, Upenyu L. Muza, Shuntaro Takahashi, Naoki Sugimoto, Albena Lederer, Subha R. Das, Phil G. Campbell, and Krzysztof Matyjaszewski

PNAS, 2021, 118 (2) e2020241118, LINK


Confinement of Monolithic Stationary Phases in Targeted Regions of 3D-Printed Titanium Devices Using Thermal Polymerization

Marta Passamonti, Ischa L. Bremer, Suhas H. Nawada, Sinéad A. Currivan, Andrea F. G. Gargano, and Peter J. Schoenmakers

Anal. Chem. 2020, 92, 3, 2589–2596, LINK


Nanoplastic Analysis by Online Coupling of Raman Microscopy and Field-Flow Fractionation Enabled by Optical Tweezers

Christian Schwaferts, Vanessa Sogne, Roland Welz, Florian Meier, Thorsten Klein, Reinhard Niessner, Martin Elsner, and Natalia P. Ivleva

Anal. Chem. 2020, 92, 8, 5813–5820, LINK


Asymmetrical flow field-flow fractionation to probe the dynamic association equilibria of β-D-galactosidase

Iro K. Ventouri, Alina Astefanei, Erwin R. Kaal, Rob Haselberg, Govert W. Somsen, Peter J. Schoenmakers

J. Chromatogr. A, 2020, 461719, LINK

Peak-tracking algorithm for use in comprehensive two-dimensional liquid chromatography – application to monoclonal-antibody peptides

Stef R.A. Molenaar, Tina A. Dahlseid, Gabriel Leme, Dwight R. Stoll, Peter J. Schoenmakers, Bob W.J. Pirok

2021, submitted paper


The Role of Solubility in Thermal Field-Flow Fractionation: A Revisited Theoretical Approach for Tuning the Separation of Chain Walking Polymerized Polyethylene

Martin Geisler, Laura Plüschke, Jan Merna, and Albena Lederer

Anal. Chem. 2020, 92, 21, 14822–14829, LINK


Detection challenges in quantitative polymer analysis by liquid chromatography

Wouter C. Knol, Bob W. J. Pirok, Ron A. H. Peters

J. Sep. Sci. 2021LINK


Proteoform-Resolved FcɤRIIIa Binding Assay for Fab Glycosylated Monoclonal Antibodies Achieved by Affinity Chromatography Mass Spectrometry of Fc Moieties

Steffen Lippold, Simone Nicolardi, Manfred Wuhrer and David Falck

Front. Chem. 2019, 7(698), LINK


Fabrication of polymer monoliths within the confines of non-transparent 3D-printed polymer housings

Noor Abdulhussain, Suhas Nawada, Sinéad Currivan, Marta Passamonti and Peter Schoenmakers

J. Chromatogr. A, 2020, 1623 461159, LINK


Neutralising effects of small molecule toxin inhibitors on nanofractionated coagulopathic Crotalinae snake venoms

Chunfang Xie, Julien Slagboom, Laura-Oana Albulescu, Govert W. Somsen, Freek J. Vonk, Nicholas R. Casewell, Jeroen Kool

Acta Pharm. Sin. B, 2020, 10(10), 1835-1845, LINK


Recent applications of retention modelling in liquid chromatography

Mimi J. den Uijl, Peter J. Schoenmakers, Bob W.J. Pirok, Maarten R. van Bommel

J. Sep. Sci. 2021, 1-27, LINK


Molar mass distribution by size exclusion chromatography: Comparison of multi‐angle light scattering and universal calibration

Stepan Podzimek

J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2019, 136(21), 47561, LINK


Reducing the influence of geometry-induced gradient deformation in liquid chromatographic retention modelling

Tijmen S. Bos, Leon E. Niezen, Mimi J. den Uijl, Stef R.A. Molenaar, Sascha Lege, Peter J. Schoenmakers, Govert W. Somsen, Bob W.J. Pirok

J. Chromatogr. A. 2020, 1635, 461714, LINK


Charge-based separation of synthetic macromolecules by non-aqueous ion exchange chromatography

Ton Brooijmans, Pascal Breuer, Peter J. Schoenmakers, Ron A.H. Peters

J. Chromatogr. A, 1626, 2020, 461351, LINK


Virus-like particle size and molecular weight/mass determination applying gas-phase electrophoresis (native nES GEMMA)

Victor U. Weiss, Ronja Pogan, Samuele Zoratto, Kevin M. Bond, Pascale Boulanger, Martin F. Jarrold, Nicholas Lyktey, Dominik Pahl, Nicole Puffler, Mario Schelhaas, Ekaterina Selivanovitch, Charlotte Uetrecht & Günter Allmaier

Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 2019, 411, 5951–5962, LINK


Hydrophobic Interaction Chromatography in 2 D Liquid Chromatography Characterization of Lignosulfonates

Oliver Musl, Irina Sulaeva, Markus Bacher, A. Kai Mahler, Thomas Rosenau, Antje Potthast

ChemSusChem 2020, 13, 4595 –4604, LINK