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Technical Services

The LilaLab has expertise with the following suite of in-house instrumentation which can be utilized in cooperative research proposals.

  • High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
    • Agilent 1260 Infinity HPLC equipped with DAD and ELSD detectors
    • Agilent 1200 HPLC equipped with DAD and RID detectors
    • Agilent 1200 HPLC equipped with DAD and FLD detectors
    • Anthocyanin analysis
    • Includes identification of peaks by comparison to standards and quantification of total anthocyanins as cyanidin-3-O-glucoside equivalents based on peak area measurements
    • Flavonoid and phenolic acids analyses
    • Identification against available standards using DAD detector
    • Proanthocyanidin analysis
    • HPLC on normal phase column with fluorescence detection according to degree of polymerization. Quantification based on total peak areas
    • PDF of chromatogram with peak areas, identification against common available standards, and quantitation if required
  • Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometers (LC-MS and LC-MSn )
    • Waters Xevo G2-XS QToF Quadrupole Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry
    • Shimadzu LCMS-IT-TOF (m/z 150 – 2500, 1 ppm error)
    • Agilent QTOF G6510A (m/z 150 – 2500, 5 ppm error)
  • Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometers
    • Agilent 7890 with 5975C inert XL EI/CI MSD triple axis detector
    • Including method development and identification from NIST library
  • Circular Dichroism Spectrometer
    • Jasco J-815 Cd Spectrometer
  • Polarimeter
    • Jasco P-2000 Polarimeter
  • Grace Reveleris® Prep Purification System
    • Both flash and preparative isolation of small molecules.
    • Max pressure 1700 bar
  • High-Performance Counter-Current Chromatography
    • Dynamic Extractions Ltd – Midi-HPCCC with Armen high-pressure pump equipped with UV/Vis detector