Services & Facilities

Instrumentation

Instruments are shared between the MS facility and the Mass Spectrometry Research Group.

Mass spectrometers

Q Exactive HF-1 
Mass range: m/z 50 - 6000
Resolution: 240,000 @ m/z 200
Sensitivity: 30-500 fg Buspirone on column
Mode: LC/Direct infusion
Application: Proteomics/Lipidomics/Intact proteins

Q Exactive HF-2 
Mass range: m/z 50 - 6000, high mass range option (HMR, biopharma)
Resolution: 240,000 @ m/z 200; 500,000 @ m/z 200
Sensitivity: 30-500 fg Buspirone on column
Mode: LC/Direct infusion
Application: Proteomics/Lipidomics

Q Exactive
Mass range: m/z 50 - 6000
Resolution: 140,000 @ m/z 200
Sensitivity: 50-500 fg Buspirone on column
Mode: LC/Direct infusion
Application: Lipidomics/Small molecules

LTQ Orbitrap Velos
Mass range: m/z 50 - 6000
Resolution: 60,000 @ m/z 400
Sensitivity: sub-femtomol range
Mode: LC/Direct infusion
Application: Proteomics

TQ Orbitrap XL
Mass range: m/z 50 - 6000
Resolution: 60,000 @ m/z 400
Sensitivity: sub-femtomol range
Mode: LC/Direct infusion
Application: Proteomics/Lipidomics/Small molecules

TSQ Vantage
Mass range: m/z 10-1500
Resolution: 7500 @ m/z 508 of polytyrosine
Sensitivity: 500 fg reserpine on column
Mode: LC/Direct infusion
Application: Lipidomics/Small molecules

Liquid chromatography

nanoLC (application: proteomics)
Dionex Ultimate 3000, RSLCnano System, UHPLC (x2)
Dionex Ultimate 3000, HPLC

nano and microLC (application: proteomics)
Eksigent nanoLC 2D
Egsigent ekspert nanoLC 400

microLC (application: lipidomics)
Agilent 1260 (x2)

Direct infusion (application: lipidomics)

Advion, Triversa NanoMate (x4)