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270027 VO Mass Spectrometry (2021S)

Modern instrumentation, methods and applications

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 27 - Chemie


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Language: German

Examination dates



Vorlesung findet online in Moodle über BBB statt.
Jeden Donnerstag von 9-10 Uhr.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Modern instrumentation in mass spectrometry: soft ionization techniques, high resolution analyzers, collision induced decay; fragmentation pathways in biopolymers associated with soft ionization techniques; data analysis supported by information retrieval from databases, mass spectrometry in bioanalysis and proteomic research

Assessment and permitted materials

written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Advanced understanding of modern techniques and instrumentation in mass spectrometry.

Examination topics

Evaluation: colloquium

Reading list

R.A.W. Johnstone, M.E. Rose: "Mass Spectrometry for Chemists and Biochemists" (Cambridge University Press); F. Lottspeich, H. Zorbas (Eds.): "Bioanalytik", Chapter 14: "Massenspektrometrie", (Spektrum Akademischer Verlag); B.S. Larsen, C. McEwen (eds.): "Mass Spectrometry of biological materials", (Marcel Dekker).

Association in the course directory

AN-1, AN-5, CHE II-1, BC-1, LMC-B5, LMC B5

Last modified: Tu 10.08.2021 15:08