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Ultrapure water production service

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An ultrapure water production service is available at Servicio Interdepartamental de Investigación (SIdI). The service has two equipments: a type I Milli-Q® and a type II Elix®.




Two different water qualities are obtained at this service:

  • Type II or Elix®: which is neccesary for buffers, pH solutions and cell culture preparations.
  • Type I or Ultrapure MilliQ®: which is necessary for HPLC mobile phases, targets and solutions of samples for GC, AA, or ICP-MS. It is also needed for caplillary electrophoresis and PCR.


Operation of the laboratory


This service is available for all users belonging to the Campus de Excelencia Internacional UAM+CSIC. It is neccesary to contact the SIdI to obtain the mandatory preparation before using the equipments once the user is previously registered.
Two equipments are available:

  • Milli-Q® element equipment
  • Elix® 3 equipment


Laboratory staff and Contact

Javier Ramiro Moreno

Tel: 91 497 3847
Email: mantenimiento.sidi@uam.es
Fax: 91 497 3529

Servicio Interdepartamental de Investigación
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