Fundamentals and Applications of Fourier Transform Mass Spectrometry is the first book to delve into the underlying principles on the topic and their linkage to industrial applications. Drs. Schmitt-Kopplin and Kanawati have brought together a team of leading experts in their respective fields to present this technique from many different perspectives, describing, at length, the pros and cons of FT-ICR and Orbitrap. Numerous examples help researchers decide which instruments to use for their particular scientific problem and which data analysis methods should be applied to get the most out of their data.
- Covers FT-ICR-MS and Orbitrap's fundamentals, enhancing researcher knowledge
- Includes details on ion sources, data processing, chemical analysis and imaging
- Provides examples across the wide spectrum of applications, including omics, environmental, chemical, pharmaceutical and food analysis
Historical chapters 1. FTICRMS 2. Orbitrap
Fundamental/technology chapters 3. Fundamentals of Orbitrap 4. Latest developments in ICR-FTMS 5. Fundamentals of ICR-FT-MS Simulations in ICR 6. Advanced fundamentals 7. Data processing & Automation in ICR-FT-MS 8. Fundamentals of 2D-FTMS 9. Data processing in 2D-FTMS 10. Ion Mobility and FTMS 11. Imaging FTMS 12. LD-ICR-FT-MS 13. Single cell 14. Surface MS
Applications Chapters 15. Metabolomics 16.Geochemistry and FTMS 17. Environmental chemistry 18. Petroleomics 19. Catalysts 20. Peptidomics and Proteomics 21. Structure biology 22. Gas Phase ion-molecule reactions / Inorganics 23. FTMS and Inorganics 24. DNA/RNA 25. Post translational modifications, Serum antibodies and immunochemistry 26. Carbohydrates Biomedical Analysis in FTMS 27. FTMS Swift Top-down Proteomics, MS/MS 28. Lipidomics in Orbitrap 29. Astrochemistry and Astrobiology
Dr. Schmitt-Kopplin's research team performs tailored and comprehensive metabolomics in health and environment. He has a strong profile in analytical chemistry with integrated approaches combining (ultra)high resolution mass spectrometry, separation sciences, NMR-spectroscopy and bioinformatics for the description of complex molecular systems on a molecular level. His focus in the last decade was to implement ion cyclotron resonance Fourier transform mass spectrometry into applications for a rapid and robust tool for deep metabotyping and small molecules profiling. His interdisciplinary studies are related to important diseases linked to environmental factors and microbiome engineering such as in diabetes, asthma and allergies, probiotics, intestinal infections, and microbial pathogens.
Dr. Kanawati is a mass spectrometry scientist with longtime expertise in FT-ICR mass spectrometry, coordinating the 12T high field FT-ICR-MS research laboratory in Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany. His main research field is in physical chemistry covering a wide range of topics from organic mass spectrometric and MS/MS studies to FTMS instrumental cell developments; quantum mechanical investigations on gas phase ionic electronic systems; elucidation of advanced fragmentation mechanisms of organic ions as well as ion-molecule reaction mechanisms; mass spectrometric investigations of organic aerosols using different external ionization sources; and physical simulation of ion trajectories in several ICR cell geometries. He developed several computer programs for automatic calibration of ultra-high resolution ICR-MS spectra as well as in-depth post-processing of FT-ICR-MS spectra for increasing signal sensitivity, identifying Fourier transformed FID leakage artifacts such as sinc-wiggles in MS-spectra and increasing the resolution through accurate peak centroid recognition. He also developed a synchronized automatic system control of autosamplers with the 12T FT-ICR-MS instrument through microcontroller based technology and thus increased the productivity of the high field FT-ICR-MS laboratory.