A complete solution for sports doping, archaeology, and criminal forensics
AnthrovisION is a complete solution for stable isotope analysis in the human sciences. It is optimized for the use in sports doping, archaeology, and criminal forensics and answers the central questions in these disciplines: Where did the athlete’s testosterone come from? Where did the ancient Egyptians source their food? From which laboratory originate these illegal drugs?
Stable isotope analysis is a powerful tool to reveal this hidden information in a sample. AnthrovisION, with its exceptional, robust performance and simplicity, combined with powerful audit trails, is the perfect choice for high-profile laboratories working in these highly regulated and sensitive domains.
Highlights of AnthrovisION
Ease of use
Good-For-Go control allows one click instrument set-up
Advanced data analysis
with the most powerful stable isotope data processing software ever created
almost 50 % smaller than any other commercial stable isotope analyzer
Low cost of ownership
thanks to instrument sleep/wake-up functions for reduced resource consumption
Ease of use
Its straightforward analysis and intelligent control features make AnthrovisION one of the easiest solutions of its kind to use. Its powerful lyticOS® Peak Mapping capabilities reduce the duration of data analyses to minutes, rather than hours, generating a large increase in lab productivity; additionally, its Good-For-Go control technology allows instrument setup to be completed with a single click, significantly reducing handling time.
Advanced data analysis
AnthrovisION delivers cutting-edge analytical capabilities for laboratories, offering:
the analysis of large dynamic range samples through 100 V amplification
long-term robust sample analysis provided by the market-leading furnace design
sophisticated, software-based stable isotope data processing with lyticOS® Software Suite, the most powerful software suite ever created for this application
AnthrovisION is almost 50 % smaller than any other commercial stable isotope analyzer on the market, meaning it provides a winning balance of form and function.
Low cost of ownership
AnthrovisION is optimized for maximum cost-effectiveness, complete with instrument sleep/wake-up functions for reduced consumption of resources.
AnthrovisION is a complete solution for stable isotope analysis in sports science, archaeology, and criminal forensics, consisting of the following modules:
isoprime visION stable isotope analyzer
The isoprime visION isotope ratio mass spectrometer offers exceptional bulk and compound-specific isotope analysis. Developed for highest ease of use, simplicity is what isoprime visION is about. It offers a completely new experience of stable isotope analysis: an experience free from the routine chores of maintenance, focusing on the science, not the instrumentation. Thus, isoprime visION opens the power of stable isotopes even to laboratories yet inexperienced in the use of isotope ratio mass spectrometry.
centrION monitoring gas handling and inlet interface system
centrION is the powerful core of the isoprime visION system. With complete automation through digital control, centrION is the central interface for isoprime visION’s inlet systems, as well as handling the monitoring and gas injections required for instrument performance checking.
Completely integrated into the isoprime visION footprint and handled intelligently by our lyticOS® Software Suite, centrION works seamlessly to perform complicated tasks with incredible simplicity.
With centrION, you are finally released from the daily maintenance routines of your instrument and you can focus purely on your science.
lyticOS® AnthrovisION operating license for acquisition and data processing
lyticOS® Software Suite is the revolutionary new software for the isoprime visION stable isotope analyzer. It works in concert with the isoprime visION and centrION to provide an unrivalled level of intelligent control.
Designed completely from the ground up for an exceptional user experience, lyticOS® is the most sophisticated yet simple software suite ever created. Its clean user interface belies the level of sophistication within, giving you unrivalled capabilities to generate exceptional data with ease.
lyticOS® allows isoprime visION to reclaim responsibility for sample analysis from you by offering incredible functionality both pre- and post-acquisition, significantly reducing instrument contact time.
Agilent 8890 GC with GC5 furnace for δ13C isotope analysis:
Compound-specific isotope analysis provides a deep-level insight into sports doping, archaeology, and forensic applications, and is considered to be a crucial technique for many laboratories. The GC5 system offers exceptional sensitivity for low-concentration analytes, while also maintaining the chromatographic integrity of sample peaks during compound conversion.
As a Value-Added Reseller (VAR) partner of Agilent Technologies, the GC5 system takes full advantage of the market-leading Agilent 8890 GC system to create the highest-performance GC-IRMS system for your research.
In addition to these four core components, the AnthrovisION solution also includes an Agilent 7693 autosampler turretfor up to 16 samples.
By adding compound-specific nitrogen, hydrogen, and oxygen isotope analysis to your system, you can benefit from additional discriminatory dimensions to determine the origin of your sample. For example, compound-specific nitrogen isotope analysis can help provide crucial distinctions between sources of illicit drugs, allowing clandestine laboratories and trafficking routes to be discovered.
Bulk isotope analysis:
Bulk isotope analysis via elemental analysis is a highly complementary technique for AnthrovisION. By adding an elemental analyzer, it is possible to analyze sulfur isotopes in archaeological bone collagen and organic and inorganic materials in forensic applications, or to provide robust calibration of standards in an anti-doping laboratory. With our range of high-performance elemental analyzers, you can provide a complete stable isotope service to your customers.
GC-MS compound identification:
In cases where stable isotope analysis could offer crucial evidence of criminal behavior, it is essential that the data stands up to scrutiny. Adding the identification power of GC-MS to the AnthrovisION provides ultimate confidence that the compounds of interest have been correctly declared. By adding the market-leading Agilent 5977B mass selective detector to the AnthrovisION system, you can simultaneously identify and determine the isotope ratio of a single injection, maximizing the amount of usable data generated.
Urine extracts for steroid abuse
Drugs of abuse
Soils and sediments