mass spectrometer


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mass spectrometer

An instrument that determines the exact mass of charged particles or ions by measuring the flight path through a set of magnetic and electric fields. Mass spectrometers specialised for protein and peptide sequencing are used for high-throughput analysis.
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The results are promising, but further work is needed to develop ion funnel-equipped mass spectrometers ready for space.
I thought mass spectrometers were big and needed special rooms.
These large plasma mass spectrometers take months to build and test, but the specifications are critical, hence the price tag of about pounds 400,000.
Thermo Fisher introduced several other new mass spectrometers. The company has taken its Orbitrap system into a second generation with the LTQ Orbitrap Discovery and the LTQ Orbitrap XL.
There is one main reason the mini mass spectrometer can so effectively enable bedside analysis and the advancement of personalized medicine--its size.
29 July 2014 - US Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE:TMO), active in serving science, said yesterday it had introduced a new high-performance liquid chromatograph (HPLC), mass spectrometer and LC-MS software at the 2014 Annual Meeting & Clinical Expo of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (ACCC).
was formed by Astrotech to develop and commercialize miniature mass spectrometer technology first developed under an agreement with NASA for use on the International Space Station.
Peptide Composer is a composition-based sequencing (CBS) software package available to all FT-ICR mass spectrometer users.
Company's EC systems, the Coulochem[R], CoulArray[R] and the DiscovArray, can be integrated into virtually any Mass Spectrometer or LCMS system and can be used as a powerful tool to oxidize/ ionize many different types of compounds.
Pittsburgh, PA 4/1/04 and Lewisburg, WV 4/12/04 -- Extrel CMS has acquired ABB's core quadrupole mass spectrometer (MS) business, including all technology and service for North America.
The first high-throughput mass spectrometer (MS) built specifically for proteomics has been unveiled at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, Wash.
The title of Schneider's presentation is 'Ion Fragmentation in an Electrospray Ionization - Mass Spectrometer Interface with Different Gases'.