LCQ FLEET

General Description

The Thermo LCQ Fleet Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer provides the perfect balance between highly analytical laboratory equipment and the ease of use and maximum reliability you desire in such equipment. Discover high-quality results with minimal sample consumption and processing time. If you are looking for a cost-effective, rugged, reliable and highly sensitive tool for ion trap mass spectrometry, look no further than the Thermo LCQ Fleet Mass Spectrometer.

This technology allows for the processing and routine analysis of complex samples with high-throughput. The Thermo LCQ Fleet Mass Spectrometer continues to set the standard for general analytical chemistry, proteomics, toxicology screening and drug discovery.

MS/MS Sensitivity, Electrospray Ionization (ESI) –

A loop injection of 2 μL of a 1 pg/μL solution of reserpine, with a flow of 400 μL/min of 50% water and 50% isopropyl alcohol will result in a minimal signal-to-noise ratio of 100 to1 (when looking at the transition of the isolated protonated molecular ion at m/z 609 to the largest two product ions, 397 and 448, when the spectrometer is operated at unit resolution in the MS/MS full-scan mode.)

Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization (APCI) – A loop injection of 2 μL of a solution containing 1 pg/μL of reserpine (2 picograms,3.28 picomoles total sample) with a flow rate of 400 μL/min of 50% water and 50% isopropyl alcohol can produce a minimal signal-to-noise ratio of 100 to1 (when looking at the transition of the isolated protonated molecular ion at m/z 609 to the largest two product ions, 397 and 448, when the spectrometer is operated at unit resolution in the MS/MS full-scan mode.)

Resolution

• Zoom Scan – Clarity down to 0.3 Full Width Half Maximum

Mass Range (m/z is the mass to charge ratio)

• m/z 15 – 200

• m/z 50 – 2000

• m/z 100 – 4000

Scan Power

• MSn, for sample size of 1-10

• Contact Closure

• Start In/Out with a programmable Start Out option

Scan Functions

• Full-scan mode provides sensitive analyses and produces spectra for rapid screening with unknown compounds

• Selected Ion Monitoring (SIM) allows for selective target compound analysis

• MSn can be used for multi-stage MS experiments to probe ion structure

• ZoomScan™ allows for peptide charge state and organometallic ionization state determination

• TurboScan™ feature provides ultra-fast scan with high sampling rates

The Thermo LCQ Fleet Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer provides comprehensive and accurate General Unknown Screening (GUS) analysis in a high-throughput environment. Other system benefits include a high degree of sensitivity and specificity, fast positive/negative switching, standardized and reproducible spectra and proven reliability for LC-MSn users.

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