Mass Spectrometry For Biotechnology

Paperback | February 1, 1996

byGary SiuzdakEditorGary Siuzdak

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If you investigate biological systems and might use mass spectrometry in your research but need to know more about it, this book is for you. It introduces the fundamental concepts of mass spectrometry and how mass spectrometers work. It also presents recent advancements particularly interesting to bio-researchers in an easy-to-understand manner that does not require extensive background in chemistry, math, or physics. Key Features* Glossary of basic terms* Abundant illustrations* Examples of applications* Practical tips on using mass spectrometric techniques* Useful for peptide, protein, oligonucleotide, and carbohydrate analysis* Simplified description of mass spectrometry including:* Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization MALDI * Electrospray Ionization ESI * Fast Atom/Ion Bombardment FAB

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If you investigate biological systems and might use mass spectrometry in your research but need to know more about it, this book is for you. It introduces the fundamental concepts of mass spectrometry and how mass spectrometers work. It also presents recent advancements particularly interesting to bio-researchers in an easy-to-understa...

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Only recently has it been possible to use mass spectrometry for proteins and other large biomolecules most interesting to cell and molecular biologists, biochemists, and biotechnologists. Most bioresearchers do not have sufficient training in mass spectrometry to maximize its usefulness to their research. This book attempts to bring th...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:161 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:February 1, 1996Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0126474710

ISBN - 13:9780126474718

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Table of Contents

Historical Perspective.
Ion Sources and Sample Introduction.
Mass Analyzers and Ion Detectors.
Basics of Biomolecule Mass Spectrometry.
Peptide and Protein Analysis.
Carbohydrates, Oligonucleotides, and Small Molecules.
Specific Applications.
Terms and Definitions.
Appendix.
Chapter References.
Subject Index.

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"...an excellent...source of information on the fundamental aspects of mass spectrometry for the nonexpert, who wishes to use mass spectrometry."
--AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR MASS SPECTROMETRY