electrospray ionization


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electrospray ionization

A technique used in mass spectrometry to ionize molecules directly by exposing tiny drops of a solution to a strong electrical field.
See also: ionization
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Borrelia miyamotoi PCR/ESI-MS basecount signatures * Region Genotype BCT3515 (rplB) BCT3517 (flaB) Europe 1 A13G22C15T18 A41G30C23T27 North America 2 A13G22C15T18 A43G28C23T27 Japan 3 A13G22C15T18 A41G29C23T28 Region BCT3519 (hbb) BCT3520 (hbb) BCT3511 (gyrB) Europe A41G29C19T46 A52G29C13T47 A36G32C13T35 North America A40G30C18T47 A52G30C13T46 A37G31C13T35 Japan A40G30C18T47 A53G29C13T46 A37G31C13T35 * PCR/ESI-MS, PCR and electrospray ionization mass spectrometry.
Identification of hydrotreatment-resistant heteroatomic species in a crude oil distillation cut by electrospray ionization FT-ICR mass spectrometry.
Electrospray ionization is a soft ionization technique that results in multiply charged species and minimal fragmentation.
1997, Mass Spectrometry of Humic and Fulvic Acids by Laser Desorption/Ionization and Electrospray Ionization.
Last year, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry recognized that technique, called electrospray ionization (SN: 10/19/02, p.
The final presentation of the first day dealt with the identification of polymer end groups from MALDI or electrospray ionization mass spectrometry and then using this information to deduce mechanistic details in order to improve synthetic routes and yields.
a subsidiary of Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) has signed a definitive two and one-half year agreement to manufacture Advion BioSciences' Electrospray Ionization Chip (ESI Chip(TM)).
Schneider's research focuses on understanding the mechanisms involved in electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (ESI-MS).
A single phosphorylation site was identified in vivo at Ser-81 of the type I regulatory subunit (RI[alpha]) of PKA by electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (1).
The new MALDI-TOF/TOF system leaps across the conventional boundary between MALDI and electrospray ionization by generating multiply-charged intact protein ions for measurements with mass resolution of greater than 30,000, which can yield isotopic information for 30 kDa proteins, and larger protein molecular weight assignments with better than 15 ppm mass accuracy.
The mass spectrometer should be equipped with an electrospray ionization source and a liquid phase chromatograph.
A recent publication in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (1) from Cooks' laboratory at Purdue University described the use of an emerging technology, desorption electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (DESI-MS), to analyze the lipid and metabolite profiles of human brain tumors with the perspective of using this technique intraoperatively for tumor margin evaluation.