POSTS TAGGED AS mass spectroscopy

The Scent of Parkinson’s Disease

July 28, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nurse Joy Milne’s sensitive ability can smell Parkinson’s disease
There are human “supertasters;” so, a “super smeller” isn’t a huge stretch.  [MORE]

Field Asymmetric Waveform Ion Mass Spectrometry (FAIMS)

July 28, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

FAIMS Pro Interface for mass spectrometry
“FAIMS is a differential ion mobility technique that spatially separates ionized species in the gaseous [MORE]

Need to Automate Mass Spectrometry for Clinical Use

March 17, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mass Spectrometry Quantitative Proteomic Workflows
Mass spectroscopy is a technology for determining, among other things, the size and weight of protein [MORE]

Hair Protein Identification

January 28, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Forensic ID with a strand of hair
There is no DNA in hair, apart from the hair follicle.  So, the widely [MORE]

The “MasSpec Pen”

December 10, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mass spec pen detects cancer
This isn’t what first comes to mind—a mass spectrometer reduced to the size of a pen.  [MORE]

Proteomics’ Major Challenges

October 15, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

The evolution of proteomics
In a series of interviews with leading proteomic researchers, five key challenges surfaced as barriers to making [MORE]

Capillary Electrophoresis-Mass Spectroscopy

April 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mass Spectrometer
The technology discussed in this piece—capillary electrophoresis-mass spectroscopy—isn’t new. Richard Smith, renowned chemist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory [MORE]

A Cancer-Sniffing Pen

October 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MasSpec Pen for Cancer Diagnosis
Using a pen-like device, engineers at the University of Texas at Austin were able to apply [MORE]

330,000 Synthesized Peptides Represent Much of the Human Proteome

March 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Proteome Tools Peptide Chart
A collaboration of German, American and Swiss scientists has created a proteomics structural database of more than [MORE]

Hybrid Microscope and Mass Spec Analyzer

January 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microscope Spectrometer
Engineers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have built a high resolution optical microscope and mass spectrometer combination with “both [MORE]

Fingerprinting Drug Use

July 14, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

This is an interesting piece in itself—mass spec analysis of a fingerprint to detect cocaine intake. But it also suggests [MORE]

Highly Sensitive Assay for Athletic Doping

June 10, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electrospray Ionization
With athletes’ contracts running, in some cases, to over $100 million, it’s not surprising that some push their [MORE]

“I-Knife” for Surgery

November 5, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Intellligent Knife
This is a second report in Tagline for an electrosurgical “I-knife” (I=intelligent) that cuts like a bipolar instrument [MORE]

“Breathprints” in Personalized Medicine

June 4, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

It may come to be called “breathomics”—an individual’s stable and specific breathprint.  Swiss researchers, in mass spectroscopy analyses of [MORE]