Mass spectrometer at UCSF

A mass spectrometer is an instrument which is used to measure the mass to charge ratio of ions. All mass spectrometers consist of three basic parts: an ion source, a mass analyzer, and a detector system. The stages within the mass spectrometer are: 1. Production of ions from the sample 2. Separation of ions with different masses 3. Detection of the number of ions of each mass produced 4.Collection of data to generate the mass spectrum
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Time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometer
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CHORI (Oakland)

HLA & Immunogenetics Laboratory

Children's Hospital & Research Center of Oakland, CHORI (Oakland)
Contact: Elizabeth A. Trachtenberg 510-450-7685

  • MALDI TOF, mass spectrometer mass spectrometer
Mission Bay

Mass Spectrometry Facility

Pharm Chem, Mission Bay
Contact: Al Burlingame

  • AB Sciex QSTAR Elite
  • AB Sciex QTRAP 5500
  • AB Sciex/ABI QSTAR Pulsar Q-TOF
  • ABI Voyager DE STR
  • Thermo Scientific Exactive Plus EMR Orbitrap
  • Thermo Scientific LTQ-FT ICR
  • Thermo Scientific LTQ-Orbitrap Velos
  • Thermo Scientific LTQ-Orbitrap XL
  • Thermo Scientific Q Exactive Plus Orbitrap

Sandler-Moore Mass Spectrometry Core Facility

OB, GYN & RS, Parnassus
Contact: Susan Fisher (415) 502-7502

  • 4000 QTRAP (ESI triple quad / linear trap, AB)
  • 5600 TripleTOF (ESI, AB Sciex)
  • LTQ Oribitrap Velos mass spectrometer (ESI, ThermoFisher)
  • Synapt G2 HDMS mass spectrometer with nanoAcquity UPLC (ESI and MALDI, Waters)