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Free Workshop at National ACS in Washington, D.C., Aug 20-22

July 13th, 2017, by

Magritek is running a free workshop “Benchtop NMR: Applications in Industry and Academia” at the National ACS Conference in Washington, D.C. on August 20-22. We also have a booth where we will feature a live Spinsolve benchtop NMR system, so you can experience Spinsolve’s superior performance and operational simplicity firsthand. Our technical staff will be on hand to answer any questions you have.
Location:
Booth #801, Hall A/B – Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW
Washington, D.C.
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XIX EUROANALYSIS 2017- Stockholm – Sweden 28th August – 1st September 2017

July 9th, 2017, by

Magritek is really excited to be present at XIX EUROANALYSIS  2017  in  Stockholm, Sweden from 28th August – 1st September 2017 .We really look forward to meeting you on our Booth N° 8. Our applications and support team will have a live, working Spinsolve Benchtop NMR and will also be there to answer all your benchtop NMR spectroscopy questions.

We are holding a workshop during XIX EUROANALYSIS 2017– Workshop Registration

The workshop will take place during the lunch on Tuesday 29 August at 13:00-14:15 in room Spelbomskan on the 7th floor in the conference venue Aula Magna.

During the workshop an overview of applications that can be addressed with benchtop NMR systems will be given and practical demonstrations will be done on a live system.

 

Benchtop NMR systems have become popular analytical lab instruments in the last years. With the recent launch of the Spinsolve Ultra the magnetic field homogeneity has been improved to match a lines shape that is comparable to superconducting magnets, while the brand new Spinsolve 80 pushes the limits in chemical shift spreading and sensitivity for a benchtop system.

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13C NMR of Cholesterol on an 80 MHz magnet

June 14th, 2017, by

Cholesterol is an essential molecule found in all animals and is a structural component of animal cell membranes. It is the reason why animal cells are flexible and animals can move, unlike plant cells which have rigid cell walls. Cholesterol is a sterol and the cells in your body synthesize about 1 gram every day.

With recent advances in the performance of benchtop NMR, such as the 80 MHz Spinsolve 80, it is interesting to see the 13C NMR spectra from molecules such as Cholesterol.  With a molecular weight of 386 g/mol and 27 carbon atoms it is a larger molecule than is typical measured on a Carbon-13 capable benchtop NMR spectrometer. Because there are more peaks to resolve, both the sensitivity and resolution of the instrument are tested with this measurement.

The 1D proton-decoupled 13C NMR spectrum of a 400 mM sample of Cholesterol measured by a Spinsolve 80 is shown in the figure below. Because 13C has a lower gyromagnetic ratio than protons, the 13C Larmor frequency is 20 MHz. The region between 20 ppm and 45 ppm has been expanded to show how the carbon peaks are resolved.

Spinsolve 80: Quinine HSQC-ME example

May 30th, 2017, by

One of the advanced features of the Spinsolve 80 is the ability to run a Multiplicity Edited HSQC, also known as HSQC-ME.  This powerful 2D NMR sequence has proton in the horizontal (f2) axis and carbon in the vertical (f1) axis.  The peaks appear where a proton is connected to a carbon atom.  Additional information about “multiplicity” is given by the sign of the peak, just like in a DEPT experiment.  Positive peaks (red) are either CH or CH3, while negative peaks (blue) are from CH2. This additional information really helps with correct peak assignment.

The example below is from an HSQC-ME experiment run on a sample of Quinine and shows all the peaks uniquely resolved and assigned.

SCS Fall Meeting 2017- Bern – Switzerland 21st -22nd August 2017

July 11th, 2017, by

Magritek is really excited to be present at  SCS Fall Meeting in Bern, Switzerland from 21st – 22nd August – 2017 .We really look forward to meeting you on the Booth 14. Our applications and support team will have a live, working Spinsolve Benchtop NMR and will also be there to answer all your benchtop NMR spectroscopy questions.

Benchtop NMR systems have become popular analytical lab instruments in the last years. With the recent launch of the Spinsolve Ultra the magnetic field homogeneity has been improved to match a lines shape that is comparable to superconducting magnets, while the brand new Spinsolve 80 pushes the limits in chemical shift spreading and sensitivity for a benchtop system.

The conference will take place on the University of Bern  ( von roll area ), Fabrikstrasse 6, B6: lectures Fabrikstrasse 8, B8, 3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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Ley Group at Cambridge uses Spinsolve Benchtop NMR as part of their flow chemistry and organic synthesis research

June 22nd, 2017, by

Professor Steven Ley’s laboratories are located in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge. Their research specialises in flow chemistry and organic synthesis. They are renowned for collaborations with academic and industrial partners. Précising their work, Steve says

“Complex synthesis remains a challenging occupation requiring an exceptional level of experimental skill, extensive knowledge of both mechanistic and molecular reactivity, and a bold, inventive, and creative spirit. It is the combination of these qualities that transforms the synthesis process from one of simple logistics to an art form.”

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Euromar workshop – Advances in benchtop NMR – register here

June 8th, 2017, by

We are holding a workshop during Euromar – Advances in benchtop NMR .

You can register for the workshop by clicking here (spaces are limited).

The workshop will be held in Kopernik Room on July 4th, and will run twice, from 13.30-14.30  and again from 14.30-15.30. Limited to 30 participants.

Benchtop NMR systems have become popular analytical lab instruments in the last years. With the recent launch of the Spinsolve Ultra the magnetic field homogeneity has been improved to match a lines shape that is comparable to superconducting magnets, while the brand new Spinsolve 80 pushes the limits in chemical shift spreading and sensitivity for a benchtop system.

During the workshop an overview of applications that can be addressed with benchtop NMR systems will be given and practical demonstrations will be done on a live system.

Spaces are limited so please register now if you are interested in attending by clicking here.

80 MHz Benchtop NMR – Introducing Spinsolve 80

May 30th, 2017, by

We are really excited to introduce the newest Spinsolve benchtop NMR – the 80MHz Spinsolve 80. Spinsolve 80 combines industry leading resolution (0.5 Hz/20 Hz) and the highest sensitivity and chemical shift dispersion with an unparalleled 80 MHz magnet at its core. All Spinsolve benchtop NMR systems include easy to use software, convenient size and weight, and superior stability to give you quick and convenient NMR spectroscopy, wherever you want it.

To download a brochure and learn more please click on the image below

Download the brochure.

If you have any other questions about Spinsolve 80, or any of our products, please contact us.

 

 

SMASH 2017- Baveno – Italy 17th – 20th September 2017

July 9th, 2017, by

Magritek is really excited to be present at SMASH 2017 in Baveno, Italy from 17th – 20th September 2017 .We really look forward to meeting you. Our applications and support team will have a live, working Spinsolve Benchtop NMR and will also be there to answer all your benchtop NMR spectroscopy questions.

The Small Molecule NMR Conference will take place at the Grand Hotel Dino in Baveno – Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi, 20, 28831 Baveno VB, Italy.

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Compact NMR symposium 18-19 October 2017

June 29th, 2017, by

There is two-day symposium devoted to recent developments and applications on benchtop NMR is being held in Nantes, France, on 18-19 October 2017. Registration is free but mandatory and can be done here
http://www.sciences.univ-nantes.fr/CEISAM/web/compact_NMR_symposium/

The invited speakers are

Silicon NMR on Spinsolve – Part 1

June 22nd, 2017, by

Silicon is one of the most widespread elements in the natural world and, as such, this makes it a very interesting and useful element to study using NMR. Over the past few decades, a wide range of silicon-containing compounds have been investigated using both solid- and liquid-state NMR techniques. For example, siloxane polymers, which are extensively used in biomedical and cosmetic applications, have been extensively studied by NMR to understand their structure and individual building blocks. Similarly, the structure of silicates, zeolites and other materials have been studied by silicon NMR. Silicon NMR has been shown to be a powerful tool for the determination of active end groups, cross-linking moieties and polymer sequencing.

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RIVM in the Netherlands uses the Spinsolve benchtop NMR spectrometer to investigate illegal drugs

June 8th, 2017, by

Dr Peter Keizers is a scientist in the Centre for Health Protection at RIVM, the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment based in Bilthoven. As a chemist, he investigates (illegal) drugs, medical devices and other medicinal products. His group studies the composition of these products and specifically look for active pharmaceutical ingredients, preferably in a quantitative way.


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RACI 2017 Centenary Congress in Melbourne, Australia – July 23-28, 2017

May 18th, 2017, by

Magritek is really excited to be participating in the exhibition at the RACI 2017 Centenary Congress on July 23-28, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.

You can find us at Booth G58 and we really look forward to meeting you. Our application and support team will have a Spinsolve Benchtop NMR and will be happy to answer your benchtop NMR spectroscopy questions.

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