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Mass Spectrometry News

15 Nov 2022

Native mass spectrometry is shown to be able to interrogate the pharmacology of the beta-1 adrenergic receptor, a G protein-coupled receptor, and has discovered the endogenous zinc ion as a positive allosteric modulator in well-studied receptor.

Photo of Dr Frank Streit
27 Oct 2022

Shimadzu and Germany’s University Medical Center Göttingen are developing new clinical LC-MS methods for a more rapid and flexible therapeutic drug monitoring analysis.

Diagram of the focusing effect of the FQ-IF drift tube
20 Oct 2022

A novel focusing quadrupole ion funnel takes advantage of RF ion focusing technology in proton transfer reaction mass spectrometry and greatly improves its sensitivity.

Diagram showing the workflow of the CMS method, combining liquid chromatography, electrochemical oxidation (EC) and mass spectrometry-based quantitative measurement of protein abundance
17 Oct 2022

Liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry and an electrochemical flow cell could spark a “paradigm shift” in biopharmaceuticals testing.

Photo of Joy Milne
8 Sep 2022

A new method to detect Parkinson’s disease has been determined by analysing sebum with paper spray mass spectrometry.

MS image of the ingredients of a kiwi
22 Jul 2022

Mass spectrometry imaging provides highly precise information on the spatial distribution of substances. Researchers at the University of Bayreuth have succeeded in making visible an additive in dairy products and a production-related contamination in baked goods.

Light and mass spectromert imaging of tissue samples
15 Jul 2022

Native ambient mass spectrometry can analyse how drug molecules bind to proteins in tissue samples and could offer an improved route to drug discovery and development.

8 Jun 2022

Thermo Fisher Scientific and TransMIT GmbH Center for Mass Spectrometric Developments have announced a co-marketing agreement to promote the use of a mass spectrometry imaging (MSI) platform for spatial multi-omics applications in pharma and clinical labs.

27 May 2022

The Gordon F. Kirkbright and Edward Steers awards are seeking nominations.

Photo of the research team
27 May 2022

GC-MS “fingerprints” of sesquiterpene hydrocarbons have proved to be excellent markers for the geographic origin of olive oil.

Photo of Joachim Holm
6 May 2022

The first local managing director for Shimadzu Denmark, Joachim Holm, has been appointed.

Photo of the mass spectrometer
11 Apr 2022

Researchers have developed a more accurate method to discover and document pervasive “forever” chemicals, which have been found in the blood of people and other animals across the globe.

6 Apr 2022

IonSense, maker of the DART ionisation technology, has been acquired by Bruker. The deal provides financial investments to ramp up development of the DART technology.

Schematic workflow of AnExSP sample preparation
4 Mar 2022

An innovative sample preparation method for cellular proteomics and protein structural analysis improves the removal of SDS.

4 Mar 2022

Newomics Inc. and Bruker Corporation have announced collaborations on a novel LC-MS platform for drug discovery in the pharma/biopharma industry as well as research institutions.

Photo of Mars
23 Feb 2022

NASA has opened a competition to anyone to build a model to automatically analyse mass spectrometry data collected for Mars exploration.

22 Feb 2022

Agilent will integrate the AI technology into its lab informatics platforms, enabling customers to automate GC/MS data analysis.

Photo of Hiden's factory with the 40th anniversary logo overlayed
8 Feb 2022

2022 marks Hiden Analytical’s 40th year of continuous and independent operation in the field of mass spectrometry.

3 Feb 2022

Waters has acquired the technology assets and intellectual property rights of Megadalton Solutions, a developer of charge detection mass spectrometry.

Mass spectrometry image of rat heart
24 Jan 2022

Researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina have used mass spectrometry imaging to study the efficacy and distribution of injected biomaterials for the treatment of heart attack.