Analytical Phytochemical Core
Qing-Yi Lu
qlu@mednet.ucla.edu
(310) 825-3126
14-165 Warren Hall
http://clinicalnutrition.ucla.edu/

Provides nutrition and food researchers with a range of analytical services including the quantitative analysis of biological active ingredients in fruits, vegetables, beverages, botanicals and dietary supplements; preparation and standardization of plant extract; measurement of in vivo and human blood and tissue absorption of phytochemicals (or therapeutic drugs); characterization of metabolites from blood, tissue, urinary and fecal samples; quantification of chemical carcinogens, contaminants, toxins in food and dietary supplements, and other chemicals such as short (C2-C7) and long chain fatty acids, cholesterol, bile acids in biological samples and amino acids using HPLC, GC, LC-MS methods.