Part No: TN-0025.0508Issued year: 2008File size: 0.35mbFile type: pdf
SNAP KP-NH cartridges contain amine functionalized silica.
This optimized media shields synthetic organic amines from
acidic silanols providing improved selectivity, peak shape,
purity and yield (Figure 1). Unlike traditional silica and 1°
amine (propyl amine) bonded silica, KP-NH doesn’t require the
use of chlorinated solvents or amine additives.
Part No: Issued year: 2009File size: 0.06mbFile type: pdf
SNAP flash cartridges provide several sample load options including both internal and external liquid and dry loading. This
Quick-start Guide provides sample load guidelines and loading technique suggestions, which should help you get the most
from your SNAP cartridges.
Part No: Issued year: 2008File size: 0.09mbFile type: pdf
SNAP flash cartridges provide several sample load options including both internal and
external liquid and dry loading. This Quick Start Guide provides sample load guidelines and
loading technique suggestions, which should help you get the most from your SNAP
Part No: TN-SNAP-RPC-0211Issued year: 2011File size: 1.11mbFile type: pdf
Reversed-phase flash chromatography is a very popular
purification technique using a non-polar stationary phase.
Main application areas include separation of polar, ionizable
and highly lipophilic compounds which cannot easily be
separated by normal-phase techniques.
Part No: TN-0032.0112Issued year: 2012File size: 0.75mbFile type: pdf
Precision engineered Biotage SNAP Ultra cartridges deliver double
the purification capacity utilizing small particle spherical silica with
an 40% increase in surface area. This proprietary silica reduces
peak width and provides higher concentration fractions with less
Part No: PPS447Issued year: 2017File size: 0.96mbFile type: pdf
Biotage® SPE Dry 96 and SPE Dry 96 Dual Sample Concentrators are suitable for evaporation of microplate samples across a broad range of formats. By delivering heated gas above and below each well, SPE Dry 96 systems dry samples quickly maintaining tight temperature control at user selected settings. Designed for high throughput sample processing,
SPE Dry systems have simple front panel controls and use removable gas delivery assemblies for fast adjusting and cleaning.
Part No: PPS425Issued year: 2016File size: 2.58mbFile type: pdf
Biotage® V-10 Touch rapidly dries samples dissolved in both aqueous and organic solvents. Combined with the Gilson liquid handling robot automatically transfers your purified samples to V-10 Touch for sequential automated evaporation. This brochure lists all evaporation vials, adapters and accessories.
Part No: UI303Issued year: 2013File size: 4.69mbFile type: pdf
The Biotage® VacMaster™ is a state-of-the-art sample processing station. It incorporates innovative design features that make simultaneously processing multiple samples easier than ever before. For scientists working with biological fluids, these features and operating procedures provide a safe system.
Part No: UI327Issued year: 2015File size: 1.4mbFile type: pdf
Biotage® ACT Plate Adapter (patent pending) is designed to reduce or eliminate the occurrence of well-to-well cross contamination (cross talk) during extract evaporation, and fits on top of the 96-well collection plate during evaporation.
Part No: P137Issued year: 2015File size: 0.37mbFile type: pdf
This poster examines various factors in the development and optimisation of a SPE-LC-MS/MS method for extraction of catecholamines from plasma.
The final method utilizes EVOLUTE EXPRESS WCX plates in either standard SPE or fast Load-wash-elute modes, and incorporates a series of wash steps to optimise analytical sensitivity. Low elution volumes mean no evaporation step is required, and LLOQ is 20mg/mL or lower for each of the analytes.
Part No: P137v2Issued year: 2016File size: 0.39mbFile type: pdf
This poster investigates various parts of the SPE method development process to develop a highly sensitive LC-MS/MS method for analysis of catecholamines (epinephrine, norepinephrine, dopamine).
A number of steps are optimized to improve sensitivity of the
analytes. This includes reducing the buffer strength in the mobile
phase, reducing the buffer strength of washes, careful pH control
throughout the extraction, avoiding an evaporation step and
incorporating IPA in the reconstitution solvent.
Part No: Issued year: 2012File size: 0.11mbFile type: pdf
The following organization’s Quality Management System has been assessed and registered by Intertek Certification AB as conforming to the requirements of: SS-EN ISO 9001:2008
The Quality Management System is applicable to: Development and production of specialty polymers (MIPs and NIPs) for industrial separations and laboratory trace analysis.
Part No: CM-INT-0810Issued year: 2010File size: 0.25mbFile type: pdf
ChemMatrix is a patented, 100% PEG (polyethylene glycol)
based resin developed by PCAS BioMatrix that offers substantial
advantages over traditional PEG based polystyrene resins for
solid phase peptide synthesis.
Part No: RT-CM-0111Issued year: 2010File size: 0.09mbFile type: pdf
In order to keep your RapidTrace® workstation clean, in good working order and free from contamination it is of course essential to
routinely clean and purge the fluid path. Whichever matrix and reagents are running through the system, traces of these liquids will
be left after use; proteins from plasma, precipitates from buffers or even particulates from oral fluid. Over time if the following
cleaning schedule is not observed these contaminants could cause blockages leading to malfunctions and/or cross contamination.
Part No: PPS451Issued year: 2017File size: 2.99mbFile type: pdf
Whether you need targeted methods for analytes such as Vitamin D metabolites in serum, or methods suitable for extraction of a wide panel of drugs and metabolites from urine, sample preparation before analysis is essential.
This compendium highlights a selection of clinical sample preparation applications from Biotage.
Part No: P136Issued year: 2015File size: 0.6mbFile type: pdf
This poster compares the use of supported liquid extraction (ISOLUTE® SLE+) and a novel protein and phospholipid depletion plate (ISOLUTE® PLD+), for the extraction of 25-hydroxy vitamin D. The manual extraction protocols were transferred to an SPE automation platform (Biotage® Extrahera)and method performance versus manual processing compared.
MSACL EU 2015
Part No: PPS362Issued year: 2014File size: 1.23mbFile type: pdf
This product sheet compares automated sample preparation using the Biotage®Extrahera™ to an equivalent manual method utilizing a vacuum manifold. A selection of beta blocker drugs were extracted from pooled
stripped plasma using a supported liquid extraction procedure.
Part No: PPS366Issued year: 2014File size: 1.76mbFile type: pdf
Automated sample preparation using the Biotage®Extrahera™ was compared to an equivalent manual method utilizing a vacuum manifold. Analytes were extracted from pooled stripped plasma using a supported liquid extraction procedure.
Part No: PPS361Issued year: 2014File size: 1.28mbFile type: pdf
This document compares automated sample preparation using the Biotage®
Extrahera™ to an equivalent manual method utilizing a vacuum manifold. A selection of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) were extracted from pooled stripped plasma using a supported liquid extraction procedure.
Part No: P177Issued year: 2018File size: 0.58mbFile type: pdf
This poster compares sample preparation options (solid phase extraction using EVOLUTE EXPRESS ABN, and supported liquid extraction using ISOLUTE SLE+) for the extraction of a panel of endogenous steroids from serum.
MSACL NA 2018, Palm Springs, CA
Part No: P142Issued year: 2016File size: 0.57mbFile type: pdf
This poster summarizes various sample preparation strategies for the
extraction of MMA from serum without the necessity for derivatization, prior to LC-MS/MS analysis. A range of sample preparation techniques of varying complexity were evaluated: protein precipitation, phospholipid depletion, supported liquid extraction and solid phase extraction using both silica and polymer-based mixed-mode anion exchange chemistries.
Method performance was evaluated for evaporative effects, assay recovery, ion suppression and phospholipid removal.
Part No: AN879Issued year: 2017File size: 0.89mbFile type: pdf
There are a wide range of volatile and semi-volatile contaminants finding their way into both terrestrial bodies and water sources worldwide. In the United States (US), the contaminants are analyzed
according to stipulated US-EPA methods. In the European Union (EU), a large number of these same compounds are tested according to the European Water Framework Directive. Though these analytes are approached differently from a regulatory perspective, it is clear that background monitoring occurs on a global basis. Initial extraction of these analytes depends on the matrix being analyzed and is often a multifaceted process, but ultimately analysts are presented with some form of extraction/organic solvent they must concentrate to achieve instrumental limits of quantification. Presented within this technical note are the results of such an evaporative process using the new Biotage TurboVap® II.
Part No: PPS430Issued year: 2016File size: 0.97mbFile type: pdf
At the Forensic Medicine Lab at Toho University, researchers use ISOLUTE® SLE+ columns from Biotage. When dealing with samples that easily form emulsions like urine or blood, it allows researchers to use the established liquid-liquid extraction technique, saving significant amount of time on analysis. We spoke with the Head of the Forensic Medicine Lab Professor Masaru Terada.
Part No: Issued year: 2009File size: 0.12mbFile type: pdf
Biotage AB was established in 1997 under the name Pyrosequencing AB and a number of acquisitions were performed within the Medicinal Chemistry sector during the years of 2003-2005. After divesting the business area Biosystems in October 2008, the Company’s business is today made up entirely of the business area Discovery Chemistry. Biotage’s headquarters is located in Uppsala.
Part No: Issued year: 2010File size: 0.2mbFile type: pdf
Biotage AB was established in 1997 under the name Pyrosequencing AB. The Company made a number of acquisitions in the medicinal chemistry sector between 2003 and 2005. Following the disposal of the Biosystems business area, the Company consists of one business area – Discovery Chemistry. The Company’s head office is situated in Uppsala. Biotage applies the Swedish Code of Corporate Governance (”the Swedish Code”). The diagram below shows Biotage’s corporate governance model and how the central bodies interact.
Part No: Issued year: 2011File size: 0.72mbFile type: pdf
Biotage AB was established in 1997 under the name Pyrosequencing AB. The Company made a number of acquisitions in the medicinal chemistry sector between 2003 and 2005. Following the disposal of the Biosystems business area, the Company consists of one business area – Discovery Chemistry. The Company’s head office is situated in Uppsala. Biotage applies the Swedish Code of Corporate Governance (“the Swedish Code”). The diagram below shows Biotage’s corporate governance model and how the central bodies interact.
Part No: Issued year: 2013File size: 0.11mbFile type: pdf
Biotage AB was established in 1997 under the name Pyrosequencing AB. The Company made a number of acquisitions in the medicinal chemistry sector between 2003 and 2005. Following the disposal of the Biosystems business area, the Company is mainly active within analytical and organic chemistry.
Part No: PPS445Issued year: 2017File size: 0.62mbFile type: pdf
Ease of use is what stands out as the top feature of Isolera™ flash chromatography
system for Professor Anna Bernardi, head of the synthetic organic chemistry
research group at the University of Milan. Her current research goal: developing
sugar-like molecules, called glycomimetics, for healthier life.
Part No: PPS443Issued year: 2017File size: 2.31mbFile type: pdf
Analysis of drug panels in urine samples can be challenging, and the trend towards larger panels including multiple drug classes compounds the issues faced during method development.
This white paper examines a number of aspects of sample preparation, and their impact on the success of subsequent LC-MS/MS analysis of broad urine panels.
Section 1 examines the applicability of various sample preparation techniques: supported liquid extraction, reverse phase SPE and mixed-mode SPE, to the various classes of drugs extracted. In addition, hydrolysis approaches: enzyme type and protocol used (time, temperature), are compared.
Mixed-mode reverse phase/cation exchange SPE is widely used for extraction of basic drug classes from urine, but the inclusion of drugs and metabolites that exhibit ‘non-typical’ functionality within urine panels can be problematic. Section 2 examines the impact of various parameters (interference wash strength, elution solvent composition) on analyte retention, elution and extract cleanliness with particular focus on zwitterionic (gabapentin, pregabalin) and non-ionic (carisoprodol, meprobamate) drugs.
Part No: Issued year: 2011File size: 0.07mbFile type: pdf
Through innovative patented technology based on molecularly imprinted polymers (MIPs)
you will experience improved clean up in your processes. With a high probability of success,
unwanted contaminants or high value desirables can be selectively extracted from your
processes, resulting in more efficient production and cleaner products.
Part No: P102Issued year: 2014File size: 0.6mbFile type: pdf
Designed polymers are a class of selective resins with engineered selectivities for particular target molecules or ‘classes’ of molecules. These designed polymers are obtained by careful tuning of their surface chemistry and morphology which allows them to exhibit unique separation capabilities. The tailored and optimized selectivity of designed polymers is utilized to conduct difficult separations that are not able to be accomplished with conventional separation resins or other techniques.
Part No: AN954Issued year: 2010File size: 0.09mbFile type: pdf
This paper demonstrates how the introduction of simple automated technology and a modification in analysis. Can
positively impact analytical results and overall throughput for critical environmental testing.
Part No: Issued year: 2014File size: 0.12mbFile type: pdf
This poster describes the development and validation of a method for supported liquid extraction of serum cortisol, with analysis by UPLC-MS/MS. The aim of this study was to develop a candidate reference method that could then be used to underpin the UK NEQAS Cortisol scheme.
MSACL EU 2014
Part No: Issued year: 2017File size: 0.27mbFile type: pdf
This poster describes a simple solid phase extraction method using EVOLUTE® EXPRESS ABN columns for the extraction of the marine toxins okadaic acid (OA), dinophysistoxins (DTX1 and DTX2), ciguatoxin 3C (CTX3C) and tetrodotoxin (TTX).
Part No: AN057Issued year: 2012File size: 0.21mbFile type: pdf
The formation of diarylethers by reacting an arylhalide and phenol is usually a reaction demanding long reaction times, high temperatures and strong bases, in order to obtain acceptable yield. The substitution patent of the electrophile and the nucleophile affects the reaction times mostly. A sterically hindered electrophile and a strongly deactivated nucleophile as outlined in the (Scheme 1) below, gives a very low yield (13 %) at conventional reflux for 2 weeks.1,2 Remainder was
recovered starting material. We have previously reported the dramatically shortened reaction time to 1 hour along with improved yield running the reaction outlined in the Scheme by heating by microwaves.
Part No: P131Issued year: 2015File size: 0.47mbFile type: pdf
DMSO and DMF are suitable injection solvents for reversed-phase flash purification. DMSO shows it can be loaded in larger volumes (up to 0.05 mL/g of C18 media or 3.5% of a column volume) without affecting chromatographic separations or carrying compounds with it.
Part No: P171Issued year: 2017File size: 0.69mbFile type: pdf
This poster demonstrates protocols for the determination of a range of drugs of abuse following collection with the NeoSal™ oral fluid device and GC/MS analysis. The drug suites includes amphetamines and synthetic cathinones, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cocaine, opiates, cannabinoids and synthetic cannabinoids.
SOFT 2017, Boca Raton
Part No: P157Issued year: 2017File size: 0.8mbFile type: pdf
This poster demonstrates that a large urine panel, comprised of 43 DOAs, from multiple drug classes, can be simultaneously screened by mixed-mode cation exchange SPE (using EVOLUTE EXPRESS CX 96 well plates) despite their disparate intermolecular traits, by thoughtfully selecting appropriate organic wash and elution conditions that simultaneously enable sample isolation and detection along with minimizing sample matrix effects.
The extraction method is automated using the Biotage® Extrahera™ Automated sample Preparation Platform.
MSACL 2017, Palm Springs
SOFT 2017, Boca Raton
Part No: DLV_TN.0111Issued year: 2011File size: 0.08mbFile type: pdf
One of the most common flash purification challenges is
dealing with hard-to-dissolve crude samples. Because polar
solvents cause poor chromatographic results when used as
injection solvents in normal-phase flash chromatography, other
sample load options are needed.
Part No: P149Issued year: 2016File size: 0.12mbFile type: pdf
With the de-criminalization of recreational cannabis, containing the hallucinogen THC, and other cannabinoids with purported medicinal value, e.g. CBD (Figure 1), in several states a need for higher purity “products” has become a necessity. Current technology uses extraction with supercritical fluids or other non-supercritical solvents to remove the products of interest from other endogenous species such as lipids, terpenes, and chlorophylls as well as pesticides.
These techniques help clean up raw extracts and isolate cannabinoids with higher-purity but not to the levels desired by many producers so there is a developing need for a secondary purification step.
Part No: PPS376Issued year: 2015File size: 1.6mbFile type: pdf
User Case: Kissei Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. One of Japan’s innovative pharmaceutical companies uses Isolera™ flash
purification systems and Biotage® Initiator+ microwave synthesizers in the
development of new prescription drugs. Modern lab instruments contribute to
efficient use of time and resources at Kissei Pharmaceuticals.
Part No: P143Issued year: 2016File size: 0.27mbFile type: pdf
Buprenorphine and Norbuprenorphine are typically problematic for analysis due to analyte stability issues during sample preparation.
This poster will demonstrate two fast and robust methods for the extraction of buprenorphine and norbuprenorphine in urine (using EVOLUTE EXPRESS CX), oral fluid (using EVOLUTE EXPRESS CX) and whole blood (using ISOLUTE SLE+).
Part No: PN43Issued year: 2011File size: 0.27mbFile type: pdf
Endogenous phospholipids present in biological fluids are a major problem in LCMS/ MS analysis as they are often very difficult to remove during sample preparation. When phospholipids are not removed, they retain very strongly on reversed phase analytical columns. If high organic (end of run) washes are not incorporated into the LC methods these matrix components may elute in subsequent analyses causing regions of suppression/enhancement leading to inaccurate quantitation. This poster evaluates the use of polymer-based solid phase extraction (SPE) sorbents, incorporating hydrophobic and various mixedmode retention mechanisms to address the problems associated with phospholipid removal.
Phospholipid, EVOLUTE, STRATA X, OASIS, WATERS, AX, WAX, CX, WCX, ABN, ASMS 2011
Part No: P078Issued year: 2014File size: 0.25mbFile type: pdf
This poster focuses on the different strategies that can be employed when using EVOLUTE SPE sorbents (with both single and dual retention mechanisms) to reduce or eliminate residual phospholipids in sample extracts.
Part No: P032Issued year: 2011File size: 1.35mbFile type: pdf
Endogenous phospholipids (outline structure shown in
Figure 1.) present in biological fluids are a major problem
in LC-MS/MS analysis. Due to their strong retention
characteristics in reversed phase chromatography
phospholipids tend not to elute as discrete peaks and are
often very difficult to separate from analytes of interest.
This co-elution often leads to areas of suppression or enhancement in the chromatogram which in turn can cause
quantitation issues. Supported liquid extraction (SLE) is an
analogous technique to traditional liquidliquid
extraction. This poster compares phospholipid removal using a wide variety of solvent combinations, pH control and polar extraction solvents on supported liquid extraction plates
Part No: Issued year: 2011File size: 1.65mbFile type: pdf
User Report: Syro I, University of Tokyo. The Suga Laboratory at RCAST, University of Tokyo, uses the Biotage Syro I automated peptide synthesizer for scaling up the chemical synthesis of non-standard peptides.
Part No: 412941-DIssued year: 2012File size: 1.18mbFile type: pdf
ELSD-1080 (evaporative light-scattering detector) is a
universal detector designed for use with Isolera One
and Isolera Four systems when purifying compounds
with little or no UV absorption such as carbohydrates,
steroids, lipids, and terpenes
Part No: AN084Issued year: 2014File size: 0.86mbFile type: pdf
This application note outlines how to use the Isolera system to perform a size-exclusion separation as part of a sample clean up method defined by the EPA, a key sample preparation step in environmental laboratories.
Part No: P128Issued year: 2015File size: 0.26mbFile type: pdf
In all areas of analytical laboratory testing it is vital to ensure proper quality measures are in place to reduce or eliminate cross contamination between samples, which could result in false positive and/or false negative results. In many cases sample carryover in the LC/MS system is checked early on in the method development process. However, one area that can often be overlooked the sample preparation stage. This involves all aspects including pipetting, sample transfer, extraction protocol, evaporation and mixing steps. This poster examines various stages of the sample preparation process to determine the potential for cross contamination and present approaches to minimize and or eliminate the effect. This is demonstrated via a series of dye experiments combined with analyte testing using LC-MS/MS.
Part No: P126Issued year: 2015File size: 0.48mbFile type: pdf
This poster demonstrates the use of a novel protein and phospholipid depletion plate, for the extraction of 25-hydroxy vitamin D from serum. The extraction protocol was ultimately transferred to an SPE automation platform and method performance versus manual processing was compared.
Part No: P079Issued year: 2014File size: 0.59mbFile type: pdf
The new ISOLUTE® PLD+ Protein and Phospholipid Removal Plate is highlighted in this poster. Protein and phospholipid removal, and analyte recovery are included, along with data illustrating the positive impact of clean (PL and protein free) samples in maintaining analyte signal intensity and low UPLC column back pressure over multiple LCMS runs.
Part No: P088Issued year: 2014File size: 1.06mbFile type: pdf
This poster evaluates the performance of a novel 96-well filter plate (ISOLUTE PLD+ Protein and Phospholipid Removal Plate) for
the simultaneous removal of proteins and phospholipids from serum samples prior to LC-MS/MS analysis.
Part No: P104Issued year: 2014File size: 0.77mbFile type: pdf
This poster presents the ISOLUTE PLD+ Protein and Phospholipid removal plate, highlighting its ease of use and excellent performance with respect to sample clean up, analyte recovery and elimination of back pressure build up in the UPLC system.
Part No: P153Issued year: 2016File size: 0.52mbFile type: pdf
In postmortem cases, where drugs or pesticides have been used for
their poisonous properties, traditional matrices such as urine and
whole blood may be inappropriate for qualitative and quantitative
analysis. As the site of metabolism for most drugs and toxins, the
liver may provide more insight to cause of death than other bodily
This poster describes the use of ISOLUTE SLE+ supported liquid extraction columns to extract a range of drug and pesticide classes form homogenised liver using a simple, streamlined workflow.
Part No: P112Issued year: 2014File size: 1.4mbFile type: pdf
This poster demonstrates the extraction of a range of drugs of abuse from oral fluid, collected with common collection devices, prior to UPLC-MS/MS analysis. The target analyte list includes benzodiazepines, z drugs, amphetamines, cathinones, opiates, cocaine, buprenorphine, PCP, THC-COOH, fentanyl and ketamine.
Part No: P132Issued year: 2015File size: 1.55mbFile type: pdf
This poster demonstrates the extraction of a range of drugs of abuse from oral fluid collection devices using supported liquid extraction suitable for UPLC-MS/MS analysis. Unlike some sample preparation techniques, SLE allows for the simultaneous extraction of cross-functional analytes in a single extraction protocol without forfeiting extract cleanliness.
The target analyte list includes benzodiazepines, z drugs, amphetamines, cathinones, opiates, cocaine, buprenorphine, PCP, THC-COOH, fentanyl and ketamine.
Part No: P087Issued year: 2014File size: 0.94mbFile type: pdf
This poster describes the extraction of a range of drugs of abuse (including barbiturates, THC and metabolites, benzodiazepines, z drugs, amphetamines,cathinones, opiates, cocaine, buprenorphine, PCP, fentanyl and ketamine) from oral fluid using supported liquid extraction (ISOLUTE SLE+) columns prior to GC-MS and LC-MS/MS analysis.