Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Metabolomics & Lipidomics
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

Waters Corporation and PREMIER Biosoft International Announce Collaboration for Advancing Lipidomics Research

Published: Tuesday, June 07, 2011
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 07, 2011
Bookmark and Share
Firms collaborate to redefine state of the art of lipidomics research by offering Ion mobility based lipid analysis solutions.

Waters Corporation has announced it has entered into a non-exclusive co-marketing and reselling agreement with PREMIER Biosoft International (Palo Alto, CA) to advance lipidomics research.

Waters will offer PREMIER Biosoft’s SimLipid® informatics platform for sale with Waters® ACQUITY UPLC® and high-resolution, exact mass SYNAPT® and XEVO® mass spectrometers for lipid analysis. PREMIER Biosoft released its SimLipid software product earlier in 2011.

Responding to the challenges set forth by leading lipid researchers, Waters exact mass UPLC/MS systems for lipid analysis combine UltraPerformance LC® and proprietary ion mobility mass spectrometry technology with advanced lipidomics informatics for comprehensive and rigorous lipid characterization from complex biological samples.

Ion mobility, found only with Waters SYNAPT mass spectrometers, brings an additional, orthogonal dimension of sample separation to lipid analysis. This technology provides greater levels of specificity and class separation to lipid analysis, including the separation of isobaric/isomeric lipid species.

“Waters UPLC, ion mobility, advanced mass spectrometry and informatics technologies have created a lipid analysis platform which provides greater insight into our complex biological investigations than ever before," says Professor Jeremy K. Nicholson, Head of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, a Waters Center of Innovation.

Waters Centers of Innovation Program recognizes and supports the research of leading scientists and institutions around the world in numerous application areas including metabolomics and lipidomics.

PREMIER Biosoft’s SimLipid augments the Waters UPLC - HDMSe (ion mobility - mass spectrometry) data by performing an exact mass precursor ion search to generate a list of lipid candidates which are then ranked by comparing diagnostic product ions observed in the high energy HDMSe data and structure specific in-silico fragment ions from the SimLipid database.

Interpretation of spectra has been made easy by annotating matched peaks with corresponding compounds. SimLipid generates portable reports and images in different file formats such as XLS, CSV, HTML, JPEG and PNG to facilitate dynamic information sharing. In addition, each structure is mined for its associated class, reaction, pathway and enzyme, so that scientists don’t waste time and money on laborious manual annotation.

According to Kay Brown, President at PREMIER Biosoft, “PREMIER Biosoft is very pleased to work with Waters Corporation to offer a whole product solution to the lipidomics and glycobiology research community.”

In a 2010 press release, Waters and PREMIER Biosoft announced an agreement to co-market PREMIER Biosoft’s SimGlycan data analysis software tool. SimGlycan is a high throughput data analysis tool for glycan and glycopeptide structure elucidation.

Under the terms of the new agreement, Waters will continue to sell and support its UPLC and mass spectrometers for lipid analysis, while PREMIER Biosoft will market its characterization tool to Waters customers analyzing lipid data.


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 3,900+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 5,300+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Waters Announces New Reference Library for Metabolite Profiling by Ion Mobility Separations
Company has Introduced a new metabolic profiling reference library for use during ion mobility at the 64th American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) meeting.
Thursday, June 09, 2016
It is All About the Product, Right?
Technology Networks met with Waters Corporation at its head office in Milford, MA to better understand the factors they use to drive business success.
Monday, January 11, 2016
Waters Centers of Innovation Program Honors CSU Laboratory
Proteomics and metabolomics facility recognized for innovation in biological mass spectrometry.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Waters Q3 Revenues up 8 Percent
Company reports third quarter sales of $493 million, an increase of 8% versus sales of $457 million in the third quarter of 2013.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Waters Report 8% Revenue Increase
Fourth quarter 2013 sales were $565 million, an increase of 8% compared to sales of $522 million in the fourth quarter of 2012.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Waters Acquires Nonlinear Dynamics
Nonlinear Dynamics is best known for their Progenesis software which offers researchers unique ways to analyze and visualize the raw proteomic data.
Thursday, August 08, 2013
New Phenome Centre will Decipher Roles of Nature and Nurture in Human Health
The MRC-NIHR Phenome Centre will examine around one hundred thousand blood and urine samples every year, putting the UK at the forefront of a revolution in health and medical research.
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Waters Users’ Meeting at ASMS 2013
Register for the Waters Users’ meeting at ASMS 2013 and learn about the latest developments in Mass Spectrometry from Waters experts as we reveal our new technologies and solutions.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Waters Updates Alliance HPLC Designs without Impacting Established Validated Methods
The updated system will maintain key Alliance performance specifications and control algorithms to ensure that analysts can seamlessly replicate their existing methods.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Waters Corporation Releases 2012 Sustainability Report with GRI Certification
The report provides an in-depth review of the company’s sustainability efforts within the 2011 calendar year.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Waters Selects Metabolomics Laboratory at University of North Texas for Center of Innovation Program Honors
New laboratory lirected by Prof. Vladimir Shulaev recognized for metabolomics and metabolic signaling pathway research and teaching.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Waters and Nonlinear Dynamics to Co-Develop Next Generation Research Solutions
Firms to combine complimentary expertise in analytical science and informatics to advance proteomics and metabolomics research.
Friday, August 03, 2012
Thomson Mass Spectrometry Laboratory Selected as Waters Center of Innovation
Waters recognizes Prof. Marcos Eberlin for pioneering mass spectrometry.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Waters Corporation and UCLA to Convene Leading Life Scientists
Will present latest research at applications of time of flight mass spectrometry conference September 13-15.
Monday, September 06, 2010
Scientific News
Gut Bacteria Affect Our Metabolism
Study confirms, mice that receive gut bacteria transplants from overweight humans gain more weight than mice transplanted with gut bacteria from normal weight subjects.
The Benefits of a Mediterranean-style Diet
A Western-style diet, with more omega-6 fatty acids than the Mediterranean, dysregulates lipid signaling in aged mice and promotes inflammation.
Gut Bacteria Control Glucose Metabolism
Researchers have uncovered a link between the immune system, gut bacteria and glucose metabolism.
Peer Review is in Crisis, But Should be Fixed, Not Abolished
After the time to get the science done, peer review has become the slowest step in the process of sharing studies, and some scientists have had enough.
Plants Modulate Metabolite Accumulation at Organ Level
Scientists develop computational metabolomic approach to measure metabolic diversity in different plant tissues.
Gut Microbiome Linked to Inflammatory Proteins
Study looking at influence of genetics, microbiome and environment on immune response links intestinal microbial population to production of inflammatory proteins.
How it Works: Advanced Data Analysis Using Visualization
Visualisation of data can be used to help molecular biologists tackle the vast datasets their experiments create.
Cell Metabolism Linked to Spread of Cancer
Scientists discover macrophage metabolism can be attuned to prevent the spread of cancer.
Integrated Omics Analysis
Studying multi-omics promises to give a more holistic picture of the organism and its place in its ecosystem, however despite the complexities involved those within the field are optimistic.
Fatty Liver Disease Linked to Type 2 Diabetes
Recent study identifies factors causing insulin to misbehave in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
SELECTBIO

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
3,900+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
5,300+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!