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Bioanalytics Facility

The Bioanalytics facility houses a range of state-of-the-art chromatography and mass spectrometry instrumentation. The facility is available for use by staff and students from across the university, as well as offering a consultancy service for external clients.

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Waters UPC2

Location: Biosciences Room 2009

The Waters UltraPerformance Convergence Chromatography (UPC2) system is coupled with ultraviolet (UV) detection and QDa mass detector. The use of CO2 makes this a form of normal phase chromatography, however the addition of modifiers and additives make it possible to separate compounds of a wide range of polarities. Providing a great complimentary technique to our LC and GC chromatography.  

This system is good for: Separating analytes with broad range of physiochemical properties, particularly useful for polar analytes not easily retained in reverse phase chromatography.  

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Specification TypeSpecification 
Detection PDA and QDa
Mass Range m/z 30 - 1250
Ionization Mode ESI
Scan Modes

Full Scan

Selected Ion Recording

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Contact Adam Benham, to find out more about research services and project collaborations available

Bioanalytics Facility

Department of Biosciences

Stockton Road



Tel: +44 (0)191 334 1375 / 1301