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Mass Spectrometry Facility

EB-38, Department of Chemistry,
University of Alberta,
Edmonton, AB
Canada T6G 2G2

New Equipment:

Bruker Daltonics Ultraflextreme MALDI TOF/TOF: In April of 2010 a new MALDI instrument was installed in the Mass Spectrometry Facility. This instrument has both MS and MS/MS capability. It came with a sample spotting robot to allow for spotting after nano-HPLC separation of mixtures of peptides. Therefore, an enzymatic digest of a protein or glycoprotein can be pre-fractionated and directly spotted onto a sample target after post-column mixing with matrix.

Mascot Server:
In addition, new software tools are available to enhance protein identification and to assist in the detection of protein post-translational modifications. We now have available a Mascot server that is available across the campus but can only be used after a username and password have been assigned. See the following link: Mascot Server (on campus access only)

For more information about the Facility please come and see us and pick up a brochure. Alternatively, please browse our website for information about our equipment and the services we provide. If you have any questions about our Facility please contact us.

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