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Uhmins Tools. DNA related programs at Osaka University. DNA sequence editing and analysis tools.
GeneAlign はJavaを使ったアライメントエディタです。プログラムによる自動アライメントの結果を手動で編集したいときに便利です (GeneAlign is a program for manually editing the aligned sequence produced by an alignment program. Documentation available only in Japanese, but you might be able to figure it out, try http://translate.google.com/)
Buffers for pH control. Use a java calculator to design a buffer with specified pH, concentration, and ionic strength.
ChemCalc - a chemical calculator written entirely in Java by Michal Krompiec. Calculates isotopic distribution, elemental composition, molecular mass, exact mass and molecular formula.
ExPASy Proteomics tools Find most of the online programs you will need for proteomics
MS-Bridge linked peptide search of MS data at the UCSF Protein Prospector web site. Useful in identifying disulfide lined peptides.
Computational Mass Spectrometry at UCSD Provides access to the following programs: MS-Dictionary, MS-Generating Function, MS-Clustering, Spectral Networks, PepNovo, Phosphorylation search.
PepNovo a free de novo sequencing on-line resource designed specifically for ion trap data.
Proteomic Tools from the Institute for Systems Biology: peptide fragment calculator, protein digester, DNA translator, composition calculator.
SearchXLinks, (can no longer find server) a program for analyzing mass spectrometric experiments carried out on modified, cross-linked and digested proteins. This includes identification of peptides linked via disulfide bridges. They provide a fully functional free web based version and they also sell a standalone version. The paper.
Sheffield ChemPuter Isotope patterns, element percentages, reaction yields, oxidation state, electron accountancy, VSPER, MLXZ.
Can't find it on this list, check out the IonSource Freeware/Shareware page
M-Scan Mass Spectrometry Consultants and Analysts. "Areas of specialist expertise include Biotechnology and Environmental/Petroleum Analysis. In addition to mass spectrometry, other analytical services such as GC, HPLC, gas phase sequencing, amino acid analysis, carbohydrate composition and linkage analysis are routinely available."
Novatia Corporation Novatia is a mass spectrometry consulting company with Mark Hail as the chief consultant The Novatia web site provides an open forum to help people get answers in the areas of LC/MS, bio-MS, and high-throughput pharmaceutical applications of MS. The web site contains hot topics like; which mass spectrometer system is best for proteomics and tips for using SEQUEST.
Proteome Analysis @ EBI Fine collection of protein databases; human, yeast, drosophila and many more.
Entrez-PubMed National Center for Biotechnology Information. Literature databases. National Library of Medicine.
National Center for Biotechnology Information, "NCBI creates public databases."
Oxford Glycobiology Institute Many good proteomics and valuable database links.
Protein Data Bank, PDB, "The single international repository for the processing and distribution of 3-D macromolecular structure data primarily determined experimentally by X-ray crystallography and NMR."
and DNA databases links page at IonSource
Free search by chemical name, CAS number, molecular formula, or
Dictionaries and Reference Materials
Won the Nobel Prize for the Invention of the Ion Trap? You should know, try
American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Topics: Analytical Laboratory Managers | Biological Macromolecules | Computer Applications | Desorption Ionization | Elemental & Isotopic | Environmental Applications | Flavor, Fragrance & Foodstuffs | Fourier Transform MS | Fundamentals | History of Mass Spectrometry | Hydrocarbon & Chemical Processes | Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry | LC/MS & Related Topics | Metal Ion Coordination Chemistry | Pharmaceuticals | Polymeric Materials | Quantitation | Surface Science | Time-of-Flight MS | Young Mass Spectrometrists
British Mass Spectrometry Society Special Interest Groups (BMSS) Topics: Combinatorial Chemistry | Environmental Food and Nutrition | Fundamentals | Interface 2000 | LC/MS | Miniaturization | MS/MS | Non-covalent interactions | Trapped Ions
SPC Tools a Google group "Open forum for discussing Seattle Proteome Center proteomics tools, asking questions, and suggesting new features."
of The American Society for Mass Spectrometry JASMS is accessible
on-line for members of ASMS and Chem-Web.
Electrophoresis, Publisher Wiley-VCH
Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry , Publisher Wiley InterScience.
The Company of Biologists Limited Is a non-profit organization. They have three journals; Development, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Experimental Biology. Abstracts are available for all articles and entire pdf versions for older articles.
SmileMS, small molecule identification software for LC-MS systems
Research Group of Dwight E. Matthews, Ph.D. at the University of Vermont (UVM) Their motto: "We Do Stable Isotopes Better" Dwight is Director of the Mass Spectrometry Facility in the General Clinical Research Center, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont.
Mascot Search a sequence database with mass spectrometry data, data upload limit 300 spectra.
Protein Prospector Search a sequence database with mass spectrometry data.
Search a sequence database with mass spectrometry data using the program
X!Tandem. No Upload limit.
Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. science meetings, science tradeshows, event publications in the USA
The Electrophoresis Society "Promoting scientific advancement in electrophoretic theory and applications."
Nederlandse Vereniging voor Massaspectrometrie NVMS Dutch Society for Mass Spectrometry
Weights and Isotopic Compositions, NIST,
Periodic Table of the Elements Faculty of Chemical Technology, Split, Croatia
A Science Primer from NCBI, includes primers on: bioinformatics, genome mapping, molecular modeling, SNPs. ESTs, microarray technology, molecular genetics, phamacogenomics, phylogenetics.
Carboxyl-Terminal Sequencing Methods, by John E. Shively at the ABRF web site.
Mass Spectrometry Accuracy and Resolution from Matrix Science Ltd
Introduction to Enzymes, at Worthington Biochemical Corporation.
of Flight / TOF Mass Spectrometer Tutorial
Offered by Time
Of Flight Mass Spectrometer Components
HPLC Introduction at Upchurch Scientific.
PAF : Protein Analysis Facility at The University of Lausanne. They provide protein MS ID services, as well as education, collaborations and plan to provide new technology which will benefit the scientific community.
The University of New Mexico, Mass Spectrometry in the Department of Chemistry. Many good mass spectrometry mini tutorials: Nominal mass determinations, Exact mass (150-1000 Da), High mass accuracy of peptides, ESI of oligonucleotides, ESI of proteins, Multiply charged ions, ESI data on the QTof.
University Utrecht, Department of Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry The group in Utrecht applies mass spectrometry primarily to proteomics and studies into biomolecular interactions, such as protein-protein interactions. Here is a short list of the research projects that they are currently involved with: Assembly and function of flavoproteins, B-cell activation, New drug-targets in for instance asthma and cancer, Enzyme-inhibitor studies on for instance Glyoxalase I and tyrosine kinases, Protein-membrane interactions and Antibiotics function (vancomycin, nisin and colicin).
Dwight E. Matthews Research Group, Ph.D. at the University of Vermont (UVM) Their motto: "We Do Stable Isotopes Better" Dwight is Director of the Mass Spectrometry Facility in the General Clinical Research Center, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont.
Michael MacCoss' Home Page at the University of Washington Mike has great free software for the analysis of mass spectrometry data.
National Laboratory "ORNL is a multiprogram science and technology
laboratory managed for the U.S.
Department of Energy by UT-Battelle,
LLC. Scientists and engineers at ORNL conduct basic and applied research and
development to create scientific knowledge and technological solutions that
strengthen the nation's leadership in key areas of science."
Agilent They sell the new 1200™ standard and capillary HPLC's.
Cohesive Technologies (now Thermo) Specializing in systems for chromatographic solutions for pharmacokinetic analysis.
Dionex is the new vendor for the LC Packings capillary HPLC. They sell capillary HPLCs, columns and capillary UV flow cells and much more.
Eksigent Important to us, Eksigent specializes in non-splitting NanoLC HPLC Systems They offer 1D and 2D capillary systems. The 2D systems can handle the most complex 2D submicroliter protreomic separations. They also offer the ExpressLC™ HPLC Systems for fast capillary chromatography. With the ExpressLC-800 HPLC system you can increase throughput by as much as 40 times that of conventional HPLC systems – while achieving better quality quantitative data.
Michrom BioResources, Inc., 530-888-6498, Michrom sells the MAGIC 2002™ and Paradigm capillary HPLCs plus columns traps and other HPLC and LC/MS supplies and accessories. The company founder and president is Kerry Nugent a well respected and knowledgeable chromatographer. Kerry is always a leader in chromatographic innovation.
Rheodyne L.P. (now part of Idex) Best known as an HPLC injection valve manufacturer. Lots of information here on trouble shooting HPLC injection valves.
Thermo Fisher Scientific
They sell the Accela™ U-HPLC, Surveyor™ HPLC, and assorted
UV detectors as well as autosamplers.
Grace Davison Discovery Sciences. (formally Vydac) They sell HPLC columns ranging from capillary to preparative.
Applied Biosystems, Inc. Applied Biosystems is the industry leader in sales of triple quadrupole mass spectrometers mainly used for quantitation of small molecule drugs and biomarkers. They also sell a hybrid triple quadrupole instrument in which the second quad is used as a linear ion trap, the Q-Trap 4000 and 5000 mass spectrometers. AB also sells the 4800 TOF-TOF as well as the Q-Star Elite, a quadrupole time of flight mass spectrometer.
Agilent, Inc. Feb, 2006. Agilent has augmented their ion trap, single quad and GC line, of mass spectrometers with a new Quadrupole Time of Flight mass spectrometer as well as with a brand new triple quadrupole.
New Objective They sell nano-ESI/MS accessories and more.
Thermo Scientific 800-532-4752 They sell orbitraps, ion traps, triple quadrupole mass spectrometers, GC/MS, ICP-MS, FTMS, magnetic sector instruments and more. They sell ion traps, triple quadrupole mass spectrometers, GC/MS, ICP-MS, FTMS, magnetic sector instruments and more.
Links to mobile
and miniature mass spectrometer
BioWorks ® is a registered trademark of Thermo Fisher Scientific
Mascot ® is a registered trademark of Matrix Science Ltd.
SEQUEST ® is a registered trademark of the University of Washington
X!Tandem was created by Craig and Beavis of the Manitoba Proteomics Center