Spectroscopy, chromatography and laser microdissection
Listed below is some of the available equipment at the various departments at University of Copenhagen.
The Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology has set up a metabolomics platform enabling High throughput analysis of complex plant extracts using different hyphenated chromatografic and spectroscopic techniques, e.g. GC-MS, LC-MS (Ion-trap, QTOF) and stand-alone NMR (400 MHz). State-of-the-art Laser microdissection technology instrumentation is used for metabolite profiling of single cell types or for transcriptome analysis of single cell types.
Contacts: Associate Professor Henrik Toft Simonsen (GC-MS), Associate Professor Carl Erik Olsen (LC-MS and NMR), and Associate Professor Kirsten Jørgensen (Laser microdissection).
At the Department of Food Science the following NMR instruments are available: Bruker (600 MHz) equipped with cryo-probe and sampleJet, Bruker (500 MHz) equipped with a sample exchanger and Bruker 400 (MHz) equipped with HR-MAS and CP-MAS probes. Furthermore, vibrational microscopy (NIR, IR and Raman) are available:
- Bomen FT-IR spectrometer with Diamond ATR
- FOSS WineScan interferometer
- Bomen FT-NIR with vpl fiber probe
- FOSS NIRSystems 6500
- Perkin Elmer System 2000 FT-Raman spectrometer
- Kaiser laser Raman microscope
Contact: Professor Søren Balling Engelsen.
At the Department of Medicinal Chemistry at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences the NMR laboratory is equipped with four superconducting spectrometers (Bruker Avance 600 MHz, Bruker Avance 400 MHz, Varian Mercury Plus 300 MHz, Varian Gemini 2000 300 MHz). In 2003, installation of a state-of-the-art LC-NMR/MS system was completed. The department has extensive computational facilities, as well as a broad range of analytical and preparative HPLC instruments and spectroscopic equipment (FTIR, UV, GC-MS).
Contacts: Professor Søren Brøgger Christensen (NMR), PhD Nils Nyberg (NMR and MS) and Professor Dan Stærk (NMR and MS).