1. The MALDI Process and Method

  1. Franz Hillenkamp1 and
  2. Jasna Peter-Katalinic2
  1. Franz Hillenkamp,
  2. Thorsten W. Jaskolla and
  3. Michael Karas

Published Online: 11 OCT 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527335961.ch1

MALDI MS: A Practical Guide to Instrumentation, Methods, and Applications, Second Edition

MALDI MS: A Practical Guide to Instrumentation, Methods, and Applications, Second Edition

How to Cite

Hillenkamp, F., Jaskolla, T. W. and Karas, M. (2013) The MALDI Process and Method, in MALDI MS: A Practical Guide to Instrumentation, Methods, and Applications, Second Edition (eds F. Hillenkamp and J. Peter-Katalinic), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527335961.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Institute for Medical Physics, University of Münster, Robert-Koch-Str. 31, 48149 Münster, Germany

  2. 2

    Department of Biotechnology, University of Rijeka, Radmile Matejcic 2, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 OCT 2013
  2. Published Print: 13 NOV 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527333318

Online ISBN: 9783527335961

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Keywords:

  • Desorption;
  • ionization;
  • matrix;
  • analyte-incorporation;
  • laser;
  • cluster;
  • ion-fragmentation;
  • noncovalent complexes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Analyte Incorporation

  • Absorption of the Laser Radiation

  • The Ablation/Desorption Process

  • Ionization

  • Fragmentation of MALDI Ions

  • MALDI of Noncovalent Complexes

  • The Optimal Choice of Matrix: Sample Preparation