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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Technical ReportJune 12, 2024

The areoles and spines of cacti can be used to desorb ions of ionic liquids (ILs) by the mere action of an electric field into the atmospheric pressure (AP) interface of a mass spectrometer. The small cactus species Opuntia microdasys bears numerous very fine hairs on its areoles and tiny sharp spines that appeared suited to serve as needle electrodes sharp enough for field desorption of ions to occur.

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Technical ReportMarch 26, 2024

Skin dryness and irritant contact dermatitis induced by the prolonged use of surgical gloves are issues faced by physicians. To address these concerns, manufacturers have introduced surgical gloves that incorporate a moisturizing component on their inner surface, resulting in documented results showing a reduction in hand dermatitis.

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ReviewFebruary 27, 2024

Among the most typical posttranslational modifications is glycosylation, which often involves the covalent binding of an oligosaccharide (glycan) to either an asparagine (N-linked) or a serine/threonine (O-linked) residue. Studies imply that the N-glycan portion of a glycoprotein could serve as a particular disease biomarker rather than the protein itself because N-linked glycans have been widely recognized to evolve with the advancement of tumors and other diseases.

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