Mass Spectrometry in the Biological Sciences: A Tutorial / Edition 1

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This book covers both the basic principles of contemporary mass spectrometry instrumentation as well as its application to problems in structural biochemistry. Its tutorial form serves as an introduction to those entering the field, and for established scientists who wish to apply mass spectrometry to structural problems. The expertly written chapters introduce and summarize the capabilities of sector, tandem sector, hybrid, time-of-flight, triple quadrupole, ion trap, and Fourier transform mass spectrometers. New methods, such as electrospray ionization, laser desorption, and high performance liquid chromatography are also covered. Additional chapters report case studies and approaches to the determination of peptides, nucleosides, nucleotides, and lipids.
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'I therefore can be highly recommended to all chemists and physicist who are interested to learn about the current applicability of mass spectrometry to biological sciences and in particular to those who are practising this area of research.'
Recueil dex Travaux Chimiques des Pays-Bas
'In conclusion, Mass Spectrometry in the sciences: A Tutorial achieves its objective as a tutorial for biological mass spectrometry. This book would be an excellent complement to an introductory mass spectrometry book because it contains the most recent techniques...covered by most introductory texts....I recommend this book as an ideal primer to understanding the current status of biological mass spectrometry' 'Applied Spectroscopy' 46:10 1992
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792315391
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 12/31/1991
  • Series: Nato Science Series C: (closed), #353
  • Edition description: 1992
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 461
  • Product dimensions: 1.13 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

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