The following list includes details of other laboratories and commercial operations that perform isotope analyses for DLW studies either on a commercial or collaborative basis. The information provided under each listed site has been provided by the laboratory or company concerned. The energetics group in Aberdeen are not responsible for the accuracy of this information. No payments have been received for displaying this information. If you would like to be included in this list please send the same information to John Speakman (firstname.lastname@example.org) with 'DLW resource site' in the subject line of the message. Similarly if you want to update the displayed information for your site please send a message to the same address with the same subject line.
Company Metabolic Solutions, Inc.
Contact: Martin A. Baker
Contact email: email@example.com
Telephone: +1 603-598-6960
Fax +1 603-598-6973
Products: Doubly labeled water measurements by IRMS
Company Description: All the analytical methods and data management for doubly labeled water assay have been thoroughly documented in compliance with current Good Laboratory Practices and with 21 CFR Part 11 regulations. Since 1990, MSI has provided research services to more than 675 investigators worldwide. MSI holds clinical laboratory licenses from both New Hampshire and New York State with a Certificate of Compliance of CLIA Regulations. We are a FDA approved cGMP facility for Device Manufacturing and Drug Quality Control.
Metabolic Solutions Inc have produced their own technical guide to the method. (Technical paper 905). Copies of this guide can be downloaded free of charge here or on the Metabolic solutions web site (link above).
Company: Iso-Analytical Limited
Preferred Contact name: Dr Steve Brookes
Contact e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone (international number): +44 1270 509533
Fax (international number): + 44 1270 509511
Web site link: http://www.iso-analytical.com
Products supplied: Analysis of deuterium and oxygen-18 in samples produced by DLW and TBW studies.
Other information: Iso-Analytical has been providing contract stable isotope analysis for its customers all over the world for 10 years. The laboratory is equipped with five isotope ratio mass spectrometer systems allowing us to provide quick turnaround times. Special rates are provided for Universities and research institutes.
Iso-analytical have produced a briefing note on the DLW technique authored by V.R. Nevolo (2003) which can be downloaded free here. This includes details of how to use the method and send samples for analysis to their laboratory, and how to analyse the data once the mass-spec analysis is completed.