Eksigent Breaks into Latin America with new NanoLC™ Distributor in Brazil
News Jul 12, 2007
Nova Analitica specializes in chromatography and spectrometry equipment for the analytical chemistry and life science research markets. The company serves all of Brazil and its customers include pharmaceutical companies, private research institutions and academia.
"Nova Analitica has a strong presence in research disciplines such as protein sciences, pharmaceutical analysis and drug discovery," commented David Weber, Eksigent’s President and CEO. "The addition of our NanoLC systems to their offerings will strengthen the company’s ability to serve its proteomics customers."
"The Eksigent NanoLC line has established a leading position for front-end sample handling in LC-MS proteomics applications," said Luiz Bravo, owner of Nova Analitica. "We are pleased to bring this exciting technology to Brazilian researchers."
Eksigent’s NanoLC-1D, NanoLC-1D Plus and NanoLC-2D proteomics systems incorporate microfluidic flow control technology to eliminate the need for flow splitting, resulting in reproducibility and sensitivity with minimal solvent waste.
Using EBX reagents, researchers have converted the C-terminal carboxylic acid of peptides into a carbon-carbon triple bond - an alkyne (in chemical jargon a "decarboxylative alkynylation"). The alkyne moiety is a very valuable functional group that can be used to further modify the peptides.READ MORE