mass spectrometry

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mass spectrometer

A mass spectroscope that records its data electronically.

mass spectrometry n.
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With origins in basic research, mass spectrometry emerged as a clinical research tool when it was first applied to fingerprint molecules for drug screening in the fight against drugs of abuse.
Over the years, the mass spectrometry market, has witnessed various technological advancements.
Contributors from pharmaceuticals, biochemistry, and other biomedical disciplines review and illustrate the principles and applications of using mass spectrometry to study biomolecular interactions.
24 October 2011 - UK pharmaceutical company Almac Group Ltd announced it had established a mass spectrometry laboratory at its headquarters in Northern Ireland worth GBP1m (USD1.
Specialists in mass spectrometry and in drug design explain how the former is used in the metabolism studies as part of the latter.
Details of this development will be presented at the 54th Annual Conference on Mass Spectrometry to be held in Osaka on May 18 and at the 54th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry to be held in Seattle from May 28.
A liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry multiresidue method for quantification of specific metabolites of organophosphorous pesticides, synthetic pyrethroids, selected herbicides, and DEET in human urine.
In this issue of Clinical Chemistry, Muddiman and coworkers from the Mayo Clinic present reports in which two levels of mass spectrometry experiments are used to detect and characterize transthyretin variants by accurately measuring the molecular mass of the intact protein isolated from human serum (1, 2).
For several years, Wahl has led a team using a system known as MALDI-MS, or matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry.
This series of rapid acquisitions has positioned GV Instruments to be a major player in inorganic mass spectrometry, especially isotope ratio mass spectrometry (ISMS).
The workshop brought together researchers, practitioners and laboratory managers from industry, academia, and government to present new results, discuss recent trends, and identify important problems in the area of quantitative mass spectrometry of synthetic polymers.