ViMU is focused on plant metabolomics, but additionally unit offers analytical services for microbial applications and for pharmacokinetics and novel drug development. The unit offers both targeted and non-targeted analysis using MS-based techniques: UPLC-PDA-QTOF/MS, UPLC-QTRAP/MS and GC-QQQ/MS.
The laboratory is located at Viikki Campus. It is part of Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme (OEB) of the Faculty of Biological and Environmental Science. ViMU is run by Professor Teemu Teeri and laboratory coordinator Nina Sipari.
ViMU offers analytical services subject to charge for academic research groups, mainly for Finnish Plant Research community, but also for companies.
Publications of ViMU can be found in the University of Helsinki research portal.