Overview of services

The Analytical Core for Metabolomics and Nutrition has a wide variety of instrumentation and the ability to analyze many types of compounds with excellent sensitivity requiring small sample sizes. The minimum amount of sample required will depend on the analysis requested. Samples can be from any animal, plant or food source. Examples are plasma, serum, red blood cells, white blood cells, milk, saliva, tissues, cells, membrane fractions and plant vegetable oils.

Click on the links below for the full list of compounds for each category. 

Sample preparation and concentration

Standard operating procedures (SOPs) are in place for several methods of sample preparation, concentration or purification of target compounds. These methods include:

  • Semi-preparative HPLC
  • Solvent extraction and concentration
  • Speedvac concentration
  • Freeze-dryer concentration

Service requests and fees

Contact us for service requests and fee information.