Fast Pesticide Residue Analysis Using a Novel Benchtop Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer
Poster Apr 05, 2017
Jonathan D. Byer, Jack Cochran, Joe Binkley, and Lorne Fell
The objective of the study was to maximize throughput without introducing a significant number of additional chromatographic co-elutions not separable by deconvolution, whilst transitioning from a standard 30 m column to a 15 m column.
LECO's proprietary deconvolution software, embodied as NonTarget DeconvolutionTM, was leveraged to maintain exceptional peak fidelity of the qualitative analysis, while the Target Analyte Find feature was utilized for robust quantitation and to establish method detection limits for organonitrogen pesticides spiked in QuEChERS strawberry extracts.
The Use of Pyrolysis/GCMS and Newly Developed Libraries to assist in Characterizing Complex Polymeric SamplesPoster
Pyrolysis-GC/MS is an effective tool in introducing and analyzing polymers. But since the polymer must be broken down to volatile segments in order to be sent to the GC, identification by the Mass Spec does not look at the original polymer, but only the fragments. This poster will look at a unique library designed to work with the existing NIST library, however contains averaged spectra of pyrolyzed polymers so it can be used to directly identify the original polymer sample.READ MORE
Application of Solid Phase Micro Extraction (SPME) and On‐Fiber Derivatization to Detect Precursors of Biomolecules in the study of Proto‐metabolismPoster
In the studies of origins of life, plausible synthetic reaction pathways to form biological relevant molecules, or building blocks of proto‐bilayer lipids, protein, RNA, and DNA in the primitive environment have been investigated intensively.READ MORE
Multi-Residue Pesticide Analysis in Food Matrices Using Ultivo Triple Quad LC/MSPoster
Regulatory agencies have set maximum residue levels for hundreds of pesticides and their metabolites in foods.READ MORE