Mass Spectrometry is a peer-reviewed, open access journal publishing articles in all areas of mass spectrometry. Published continuously online, the journal is fully indexed in J-STAGE and PubMed Central.
Mass Spectrometry welcomes submissions from around the world.

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Mass Spectrometry is an academic journal on both fundamentals and applications of mass spectrometry, owned and published by the Mass Spectrometry Society of Japan (MSSJ).

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Latest articles

ReviewDecember 1, 2023

This review article presents the development and application of mass spectrometry (MS) approaches, developed in the author’s laboratory over the past 25 years, to detect; characterise, type and subtype; and distinguish major variants and subvariants of respiratory viruses such as influenza and severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

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Original ArticleNovember 25, 2023

Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization (MALDI) mass spectrometry (MS) has been widely used for analyses of biomolecules and industrial materials.

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Original ArticleNovember 7, 2023

Estimation of the Spatial Extent of the Transient Gain Drop in a Microchannel Plate

Hiroshi Kobayashi , Toshinobu Hondo, Yasuo Kanematsu, Motohiro Suyama, Michisato Toyoda

The gain of the microchannel plate temporally drops after an ion initiates an electron avalanche. Electron multiplication was expected to deplete the charge from the microchannel wall and produce the depleted charge (wall charge).

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