Birk Schütz 

Bruker BioSpin GmbH & Co. KG

Research focus

Bruker Corporation develops, manufactures and distributes high-performance scientific instruments and analytical and diagnostic solutions that enable scientists to make breakthrough discoveries and explore life and materials at microscopic, molecular and cellular levels. Many of the company’s products are used to detect, measure and visualize structural characteristics of chemical, biological and industrial material samples. In close cooperation with our customers, Bruker is enabling innovation, improved productivity, and customer success in lifescience molecular and cell biology research, in applied and pharmaceutical applications, in microscopy and nanoanalysis, as well as in industrial research, semiconductor metrology and cleantech applications. Bruker offers highly differentiated, high-value life science and diagnostics systems and solutions in preclinical imaging, clinical phenomics research, proteomics and multiomics, spatial and single-cell biology, functional structural and condensate biology, as well as in clinical microbiology and molecular diagnostics. 

Focus in CoDiet 

Measurements of urine and plasma samples of well characterised CoDiet cohort(s) using the existing NMR- IVDr solution and Fourier instrument platform. Quantification of dozens of metabolites in urine and plasma samples including inflammatory biomarkers and lipoprotein subclass parameters, using existing IVDr Technology and Assay software suite, as well as coordination of inter-laboratory operability.


Phlorin levels in Citrus juices depend on the processed species and the applied de-juicing technology;  
M. Jungen, B. Schütz, R. Schweiggert; First published: 23 October 2020 

Individual Human Phenotypes in Metabolic Space and Time;
Patrizia Bernini; Ivano Bertini; Claudio Luchinat; Stefano Nepi; Edoardo Saccenti; Hartmut Schäfer; Birk Schütz; Manfred Spraul; Leonardo Tenori; Proteome Res. 2009, 8, 9, 4264–4271; Publication Date:June 15, 2009 

Evidence of different metabolic phenotypes in humans; Michael Assfalg; Ivano Bertini; Donato Colangiuli; Claudio Luchinat; Hartmut Schäfer; Birk Schütz; Manfred Spraul;  
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Feb 5;105(5):1420-4.  DOI:10.1073/pnas.0705685105 

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