The Gas Chromatography facility was created in 1988 in order to fulfill the needs of CIB-Margarita Salas and external users. This technique allows the separation, identification and quantification of volatile analytes.
Some routine analyses performed at the Chromatography Service are:
- TMS derivatives/oximes of carbohydrates
- Alditol acetates
- Trimethylsilyl derivatives of several compounds
- Volatile fatty acids
- Essential oils
Other protocols can be set up on users demand.
Gas chromatograph 7890A (Agilent) equipped with a Flame Ionization Detector, Thermal Conductivity Detector, autosampler (150 vials) and Headspace Sampler 7697A (Agilent).
Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry system (GC-MS) 7980A-5975C from Agilent for analysis of volatile samples of low molecular weight and autosampler (150 vials).
Sample Prep WorkBench 7696A (Agilent).