Instrumentation

Instrumentation

The MRC2 has staff expertise and the sophisticated infrastructure to determine the relative amounts of known and unknown metabolites in cells, tissues and biological fluids. MRC2 state-of-the-art technology, includes:

  • Multiple high-resolution, high mass accuracy qTOF
  • High sensitivity triple-quad instruments for LC/MS
  • Mass unit resolution instruments for GC/MS
  • QQQ boasts a triple quadrupole performance known industry wide for meeting quantitative requirements with sensitivity, renowned reliability, and overall system robustness
  • A laboratory information management system (MetLIMS) that captures study metadata, study samples, sample processing history and final results
  • A bioinformatics and mathematical modeling infrastructure that visualizes and models complex omics level interactions with the phenotype