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Unlocking the power of DESI with IMS on the SYNAPT XS

September 23, 2020 10:28 am Published by Leave your thoughts Some ionization techniques involve significant sample preparation, taking valuable time away from scientific researchers. Desorption electrospray ionization (DESI) was developed by Graham Cooks’ group at Purdue University in 2004 as a mass spectrometry (MS) ionization method that does not require significant sample preparation and creates high throughputs.

Purdue University Metabolite Profiling Facility further expands MS imaging with the SYNAPT XS

September 9, 2020 5:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts The Purdue University Metabolite Profiling Facility is an academic research laboratory whose scientists empower researchers with new technologies, methods development, sample analysis, expert training, and consultation. The SYNAPT XS technology will lead the facility’s team through the next phase of their research in metabolite and lipid profiling.

Mapping the pathway of DIA innovation, from DDA to the SYNAPT XS

July 24, 2020 4:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts Evolving customer requirements have driven Waters’ innovation in data independent acquisition over 20 years. Fueled by the needs of our customers, Waters’ legacy spans the commercialization of data dependent acquisition to the development of our pioneering DIA technologies, including MSE, HDMSE and SONAR. The latest advances are now available side-by-side on the SYNAPT XS.

Pushing the boundaries of space exploration with IMS-MS

May 1, 2020 1:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts International Space Day is observed annually on the first Friday in May, and is dedicated to the extraordinary achievements, benefits and opportunities within space exploration. In celebration of International Space Day this year, we hope to inspire the next generation of scientists with some of the remarkable contributions mass spectrometry (MS) and ion mobility technology have made to furthering our understanding of outer space. Find out more in our latest blog post.

Exploring Arctic biodiversity
with IMS

April 22, 2020 11:52 am Published by Leave your thoughts Today, the 22nd April, we celebrate Earth Day. Earth Day is a time to celebrate our planet’s rich biodiversity and highlight the importance of unique environments. In our latest blog post, Dr. Espen Hansen (pictured above) describes how the sustainable utilization of our planet's biological resources is more important now than ever.

Identifying allergens in springtime treats

April 8, 2020 6:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts The decoration of eggs for springtime celebrations is an activity that can bring joy and life into a household. For many, it can conjure up memories of baskets full of sweet goodies and egg hunts through the woods in springtime. However, spring can bring with it a number of allergy symptoms