Instruments Available at Turku Bioscience

    Sciex 5500 QTrap

    Ultra-high pressure liquid chromatography coupled to a triple quad/Q Trap mass spectrometer (UHPLC-QqQMS)
    This spectrometer is designed to quantify a wide range of metabolites from lipids to amino acids in a targeted fashion

    Agilent Single Quad Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometer

    This spectrometer is ideal for quantifying polar metabolites such as those in the TCA cycle and sugar derivatives.
    This instrument has a sample preparation robot to automate the derivatization required to reduce the sample-to-sample variability.

    LECO GC ToF MS Pegasus BT

    Targeted and untargeted screening for a broad range of metabolites. Equipped with a Gerstel MPS dual head autosampler capable of adding standards or derivatizing agents to samples without manual intervention.

    Hamilton MicroLab STAR

    Automated liquid handling workstation for high throughput sample preparation.

    Tools available:

    • CO-RE Labware Gripper
    • CO-RE 96 Probe Head
    • CO-RE 1ml Channels
    • Cooling module
    • Vacuum manifold module
    • Dark Box module

    Instruments Available in Other Partner Labs of the Turku Metabolomics Centre

    SeaHorse XF

    An automated analyzer for real-time measurement of oxygen consumption rate and extracellular acidification rate of live cells.

    Compound addition and mixing, label-free analytical detection in a multi-well plate format.