Lipotype GmbH and Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences collaborate on lipidomics research

Press Release, Dresden, 07th October 2015

Lipotype GmbH, a Max-Planck spin-off company and the Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences (NIHS) collaborate to employ the innovative Lipotype Shotgun Lipidomics Technology to analyse lipids in blood for nutritional research. Recently, Lipotype and NIHS jointly published results of the robustness of the Lipotype Technology. Lipotype envisions a future use of its technology in clinical diagnostics screens for establishing reliable lipid diagnostic biomarkers.

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Lipotype and Nestle Institute of Health Sciences publish paper about the Lipotype shotgun lipidomics platform

An automated shotgun lipidomics platform for high throughput, comprehensive,
and quantitative analysis of blood plasma intact lipids

Blood plasma has gained protagonism in lipidomics studies due to its availability, uncomplicated collection and preparation, and informative readout of physiological status. At the same time, it is also technically challenging to analyze due to its complex lipid composition affected by many factors, which can hamper the throughput and/or lipidomics coverage.

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