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Liggins Triple Quadruople

LC-MS

Triple quadrupole mass spectrometry is used for targeted small molecule analysis including steroids, vitamins, amino acids, and untargeted metabolomics.

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Overview

Three different triple quadrupole mass spectrometers are available at the Liggins Institute. Each performs similar functions and are operated as a unit….

 

    Features

Software

Analysis for the Liggins Triple Quadrupole data is supported by Xcaliber and other software available on the Q-Exactive Virtual Machine.

Support

Email Eric Thorstensen or Kalita Prangnell for all enquiries related to Triple Quadrupole MS.

Considerations

De novo assay setup is time consuming and hence expensive, so should only be undertaken where large numbers of sample need analysing.

Limitations

Not suitable for proteins and large compounds, unless they have been enzymatically digested.

Cost

Eligibility

Post-graduate Students, Doctoral Candidates, Research/Academic Staff, Professional Staff, Collaborators (external to the University), Commercial clients.

Access Requirements

The Triple Quadrupole LC-MS instruments are housed on the Grafton campus in the Liggins Institute.

Training

These instruments are operated by Kalita Prangnell.

Booking

Arranged through Eric Thorstensen.