HOBOKEN, N.J. – March 30, 2023 — Wiley, one of the world's largest publishers and a global leader in scientific research and career-connected education, today announced the release of Mass Spectra of Designer Drugs 2023. Forensic, clinical, and toxicological laboratories throughout the globe rely on this comprehensive high-quality spectral database to identify and verify illicit substances.
Collected from both legal and underground literature, it covers a broad range of the most current novel psychoactive substances such as synthetic variants of fentanyl, xylazine, various opioids, synthetic cannabinoids, and many more.
The latest release includes 34,209 mass spectra of 26,195 unique chemical compounds with detailed information and chemical structures for each entry. It features the addition of nearly 1,300 new mass spectra and over 852 new, unique compounds in major categories of interest.
“Resource-taxed forensic and toxicology labs need access to the most comprehensive and recent reference data on novel illicit drugs. This is why you will find Mass Spectra of Designer Drugs in most labs doing this type of analysis. It is a highly regarded and critical resource” said Graeme Whitley, Director, New Business Development at Wiley.
Mass Spectra of Designer Drugs is compatible with most major mass spectrometry data systems and is also available for use with Wiley's KnowItAll analytical software, with MS Adaptive search, which aids in the identification of novel compounds using structure/fragment relationships.
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