GC-MS and LC-MS are techniques that combine the physical separation capabilities of chromatography (LC/GC) with mass spectrometry (MS). MS is an analytical technique that measures the mass-to-charge ratios of charged particles. At SMC we have both GC and LC instruments coupled with time-of-flight (TOF), QTOF, QqQ detectors, and Orbitrap. A TOF instrument is a single MS detector. The MS detectors (mass filtering) for both the QTOF and QqQ can be used separately or in combination to perform both MS and MS/MS. The Orbitrap is mainly used at SMC for identification in MSmode.

TOF=time-of-flight mass spectrometer
Q=quadrupole mass spectrometer
q=quadrupole mass spectrometer with RF, only used as a “collision cell”

Mass spectrometers funded by WCN, KAW and Kempe foundation, dedicated to metabolomic analyses
LECO Pegasus BT, GCTOFMS, 2017
Agilent 6490 UHPLC-QqQMSMS, 2013
Agilent 6490 UHPLC-QqQMSMS, 2013
Agilent 6550 iFunnel Accurate-Mass UHPLC-QTOFMSMS, 2013
Agilent 6550 iFunnel Accurate-Mass UHPLC-QTOFMSMS, 2013
Agilent 6560 Ion Mobility UHPLC-QTOFMSMS, 2015
Agilent 6495 UHPLC-QqQMSMS, 2017

Mass spectrometers at the UPSC mass spectrometer facility
Thermo LTQ-Orbitrap XL, UHPLC-high resolution MSMS, 2009
Agilent 7000, GCQqQMSMS, 2011
Waters SYNAPT G2-Si HDMS, Acquity M-Class, nano source,  2015, Proteomics Core Facility (www.kbc.umu.se/english/proteomics/)
Waters Xevo TQ-S, Aqcuity M-Class, iKey source, 2016, Proteomics Core Facility (www.kbc.umu.se/english/proteomics/)

NMR instrumentation at collaborating sites of the Swedish NMR center (Gothenburg and Umeå).