A simple, low-cost, air-spray method for improved sample preparation for matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionisation mass spectrometry of derivatised poly(ethylene glycol) - Comment
UNSPECIFIED. (1998) A simple, low-cost, air-spray method for improved sample preparation for matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionisation mass spectrometry of derivatised poly(ethylene glycol) - Comment. EUROPEAN MASS SPECTROMETRY, 4 (3). pp. 203-207. ISSN 1356-1049Full text not available from this repository.
A simple, low-cost, air-spray technique has been evaluated for the preparation of matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionisation (MALDI) sample slides. Hydroxyl end groups of poly(ethylene glycol) M-n = 600 were functionalised by esterification using acetyl and butyryl chlorides. Air-spray deposition gave excellent shot-to-shot and spot-to-spot reproducibility; the observed compositions by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionisation time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) being in agreement with those obtained from H-1 NMR. Compressed air-spray is an excellent, inexpensive, sample preparation procedure for simple routine MALDI-TOF MS which increases the reproducibility of this increasingly important technique for synthetic polymer analysis.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||EUROPEAN MASS SPECTROMETRY|
|Number of Pages:||5|
|Page Range:||pp. 203-207|
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