This page provides educational resources, events, news and products related to mass spectrometry techniques and applications, including single and triple quad, tandem MS, time-of-flight, MALDI, DART and XL-MS.
Mass Spectrometry – Highlights
Clinical Omics and Mass Spectrometry
Due to its broad-based applicability to detect compounds with a wide range of masses, along with its high sensitivity, mass spectrometry (MS) has been used extensively in a range of omics analyses and applications. In this listicle, we explore the use of MS-based data in a variety of clinical omics settings.
Mass Spectrometry Ionization
Mass spectrometry (MS) plays a vital role in many aspects of our lives, from diagnosing illness and detecting food contaminants to fighting fraud. In order for a sample to be analyzed by MS, it must however, first be ionized. There are a number of ways of achieving sample ionization depending on the sample type, target analyte and desired workflow. In this article, we consider some common ionization techniques and sample types for which they are best suited.
How a Mass Spectrometer Works, Types of Instrumentation and Interpreting Mass Spectral Data
Mass spectrometry (MS) is a key technique in analytical chemistry and plays a role in many varied aspects of day-to-day life. In this article, we take a look at the fundamentals of MS, how it works, variations that can be used at each stage of the process and how they can be combined to suit different sample types or analytical questions.
How To Prepare Protein Complexes for Mass Spectrometry: Success Is in the Details
The aim of this guide is to aid the experimental scientist in preparing samples for successful analysis by mass spectrometry and identification of the protein components of the complex.
Personalizing Treatment of Small Cell Lung Cancer by Defining Subtypes
A large cohort study has enabled researchers to define biologically distinct subtypes of small cell lung cancer, opening up possibilities to personalize treatment for this cancer.
Immune Cells May Play Role in Most Common Form of Blindness
Scientists at The University of Manchester have taken an important step towards finding a treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most common form of adult blindness in the developed world.
Skin Cancer Cells Depend on Alzheimer’s Protein To “Take Root” in the Brain
Researchers from NYU Grossman School of Medicine have discovered that skin cancer cells rely on amyloid beta (Aβ) to survive and thrive once they have metastasized to the brain.
Mass Spectrometry: A Powerful Analytical Tool in Biopharma
This article explores the application of mass spectrometry in biopharmaceutical research and development, along with technological advancements and future perspectives in the field.
Microplate Seal Facilitates High Precision Repeat Analysis
BioChromato reports how its RAPID Slit Seal microplate seals are helping labs to maintain the integrity of reconstituted samples over several days thereby enabling high precision repeat analysis.
Feel the Need, the Need for Speed: Advances in RapidFire-MS Analyses for Faster, Larger Runs with Less Sample Preparation
Download this free application focus to learn more about how Agilent's latest RapidFire 400 mass spectrometry system.
Food Testing and Environmental Analysis
Ensuring food safety and quality is increasingly challenging. Whether you're analyzing for pesticide residues, ensuring that label claims are correct and accurate, or profiling for food authenticity, you need a system that delivers low detection levels and high sensitivity.