The Centre for Protein Research (CPR) is a facility that is supported by the Departments of Biochemistry and Microbiology & Immunology, and is available to all researchers within the University of Otago. The CPR combines both a service facility and a user laboratory that supports research projects largely within the University of Otago. Analyses for external institutes are also provided.


A TripleTOF 5600+ mass spectrometer has recently been installed and provides advanced capabilities in

  • quantitative proteomics using SWATH, a new strategy for comprehensive large scale protein profiling
  • high confidence and sensitive targeted MS using high resolution MRM
  • metabolomics, lipidomics, and intact protein MS

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