Category Archives: Mass Spectrometry

Bruker Presents New Scientific Instruments at Analytica 2016

Bruker Corporation introduced new scientific instruments and analytical solutions at the Analytica Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology held this month in Munich. The new tools improve sensitivity and productivity in the pharmaceutical, applied and industrial markets. Applied and Pharmaceutical Markets The SENTERRA II is a Raman microscope with various acquisition modes to optimize spatial resolution […]


SCIEX Presents High-Resolution Mass Spectrometer

SCIEX will present the  X500R QTOF System at ArabLab (March 20-23, 2016). The new high-resolution mass spectrometry (HRMS) instrument has been designed taking into account the input of professionals from routine food, forensics and environment labs. The new system has improved balance, scalability and productivity. HRMS systems are typically complicated to operate, with cumbersome interfaces and […]

New Imaging Tool Maps Cellular Anatomy in 3D

A new imaging device can map the interior of a cell in 3D at the nanoscale. The special mass spectrometer, developed by engineers at Colorado State University (CSU), will allow researchers to check the effects of new drugs in the cellular composition at the smallest level ever. The findings were published in Nature Communications and […]

Single Cell Metabolomics Thanks to Ionization Platform

A new technology can detect the metabolome of individual cells. With a detection limit in the zeptomolar range, the nanopost arrays (NAPA) technology also allows detection of contaminants in the   environment at very low levels. The NAPA technology takes advantage of the interactions between silicon nanoposts and laser light, creating a ionization platform. NAPA was […]

A Breath Test Has Potential to Detect Liver Disease

Scientists from the University of Birmingham have discovered that three breath volatiles have excellent capabilities to diagnose liver disease. Methanol, 2-pentanone and limonene levels are higher in cirrhotic patients. The use of an IONICON PTR-MS (Proton Transfer Reaction – Mass Spectrometry) allowed to perform successful, non-invasive breath tests in patients and controls. The results, published […]

Thermo Scientific Launches a Four-Channel HPLC

Thermo Scientific has released the Prelude LX-4 MD HPLC, a class I medical device for general clinical use. The four-channel HPLC allows four separations in a single instrument. The parallel processing streamlines LC-MS workflows and reduces idle time of a mass spectrometer. Another advantage is the increase in bench space, as one device is now enough to […]

Thermo Scientific Presents MS with Enhanced Sensitivity: Tribrid

Thermo Scientific presents its latest, hipersensitive mass spectrometer. The Orbitrap Fusion Lumos Tribrid Mass Spectrometer will be exhibited at the 63rd Annual American Society for Mass Spectrometry Conference in St. Louis. The new instrument features enhanced sensitivity resulting in improved analyte detection, characterization and quantitation, enabling scientists to perform more comprehensive sample analyses faster and […]

TripleTOF Mass Spectrometer

AB SCIEX Beats Competitors to the Most Advanced High Resolution ToF MS

AB SCIEX has introduced the most advanced high resolution mass spectrometer at the 58th American Society of Mass Spectroscopy to further push triple quadrupole systems out of research labs. Called the AB SCIEX TripleTOF 5600+ System, it integrates the comprehensive qualitative exploration capabilities associated with a high resolution accurate-mass system, rapid profiling and the quantitative workflow […]