Trusted Resource Empowers Toxicologists and Forensics Scientists in GC-MS Analysis
June 15, 2023 — Wiley, one of the world's largest publishers and a global leader in scientific research and career-connected education, today announced the much-anticipated release of the 6th edition of Maurer, Meyer, Pfleger, Weber: GC-MS Library of Drugs, Poisons, and Their Metabolites. Developed by renowned toxicologist Hans H. Maurer and his team, this database is a vital resource for GC-MS identification in toxicology and related disciplines.
“With the Maurer, Meyer, Pfleger, Weber: GC-MS Library, toxicologists and forensics scientists can accelerate the GC-MS analysis of substances of abuse, therapeutics, and toxins in forensics and biological samples,” said Graeme Whitley, Director, New Business Development at Wiley. “This comprehensive dataset, curated by experts and trusted globally, helps scientists to confidently identify and characterize unknown compounds and assess risks associated with toxic substances.”
The 6th edition of this highly regarded library comprises an extensive collection of 10,948 mass spectra and GC retention indices, encompassing compounds from 175 categories, including psychoactive substances, therapeutic drugs, along with over 7,800 metabolites. The dataset is available in common instrumentation manufacturer formats, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of GC-MS analysis systems.
Notable updates in this edition include and added 518 carefully evaluated datasets and 1,897 structures, featuring recent designer drugs, cannabinoids, opioids, stimulants, and compounds from key categories. The Maurer, Meyer, Pfleger, Weber: GC-MS Library of Drugs, Poisons, and Their Metabolites, formerly known as the Maurer Pfleger Weber (MPW) Mass Spectral Library of Drugs, Poisons, Pesticides, Pollutants, and Their Metabolites, continues to evolve and expand to support scientists in their current challenges.
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