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Mass Spectrometry Facility

A wealth of information about mass spectrometry is available on the web.  Following are some links which provide basic instruction, useful tools and overviews of research performed at a variety of institutions.  This is by no means an all-inclusive list -- use it to begin to explore your area of interest. 

Basic information and tutorials
A basic tutorial was developed for undergraduate students at the University of Arizona.  This Introduction to Mass Spectrometry describes electron impact ionization and simple spectral interpretation.

An overview of Protein Sequencing is provided by the Seminar on Protein Sequencing

Mass spectrometry links
Useful mass spectrometry sites can be found in MS Online Resource

Procedures for protein digest in-gel and sample clean-up by solid-phase extraction  can be found in Protocols.


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