University of Dundee

Research Technologies

nLC-MS/MS based mass spectrometry systems

Electrospray MS and MS/MS:

  • 2 Fusion Tribrid
  • 7 Q-Exactive Plus*
  • 2 Q-Exactives (HF/HF-X)*
  • 4 Thermo Scientific LTQ Orbitraps (3 Velos Pro* and XL*)
  • 1 TSQ Quantiva*
  • 1 Thermo Scientific LTQ Velos* (QC)
    • *State of the art UHPLC systems (RSLC nano), EasySpray ion sources and column technology (RSLC PepMap C18 columns (75um x 50cm)
  • 1 Agilent 6520 QTOF with ChipCube and 1200 nLC
  • 1 Bruker Autoflex Speed MALDI-TOF MS system

Fractionation of complex samples:

  • 2 Thermo Scientific Prep HPLC systems (U3000s with automated fractionation)
  • Range of Fractionation methods available: SCX, SAX, HILIC and high pH RP
  • 3 Thermo Scientific BioLC Prep HPLC systems (with automated fraction collection)

Software for Proteomic Data Analysis

  • Desimal LIMS (Platinum Informatics)
  • Mascot Server, Mascot Daemon and Mascot Distiller (Matrix Science)
  • Proteome Discoverer (Thermo Scientific)
  • Progenesis QI (Waters)
  • MaxQuant (Mann Group)
  • PEAKS (Bioinformatics Solutions Inc)
  • Scaffold (Proteome Software)