The Thermo LTQ Orbitrap Elite mass spectrometer is a high-resolution, accurate mass instrument used for identification of proteins, peptide mass fingerprinting, characterization of protein post-translational modifications, targeted structure identification (via MSn and accurate mass), and macromolecule molecular weight determination.
This mass spectrometer is equipped with:
- Ultra-High Resolution, Accurate Mass detection NanoLC system
- APCI, ESI, HESI, and Nanospray ionization probes
- Multiple fragmentation techniques - CID, HCD, and ETD*
- Multi-stage tandem MS(MSn)
This unique high-resolution, hybrid platform is ideal for complex proteomic-based projects, yet is amenable to a variety of other biomolecules including discovery based metabolomics and lipidomics.
*Electron-transfer dissociation (ETD) is used to dissociate ions without disturbing labile post-translational modifications.