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Bioanalytics Facility

The Bioanalytics facility houses a range of state-of-the-art chromatography and mass spectrometry instrumentation. The facility is available for use by staff and students from across the university, as well as offering a consultancy service for external clients.

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Sciex 6500

Location: Biosciences Room 2009

The Sciex 6500 is a triple quadrupole mass spectrometer which doubles as a linear ion trap. It is coupled to a Shimadzu Nexera binary UHPLC with a photodiode array detector. An optional Acquity M-Class nano-UPLC is also available. Scan types include Multiple-reaction monitoring (MRM), which offers increased selectivity and sensitivity, perfect for quantitative analysis. 

This LC-MS is good for: Targeted quantitative and semi-quantitative analysis, with enhanced scan modes offering additional qualitative information. 

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Specification TypeSpecification 
UHPLC Standard-flow and Nano-flow
Detection PDA and QTrap
Mass Range m/z 5 - 2000
Ionization mode ESI and APCI
Scan modes

Full scan 


Product ion 

Neutral Loss 

Precursor ion 

Multiple ions (specific mass) 

Enhanced resolution 


Enhanced product ion 

Enhanced MS 

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Contact Adam Benham, to find out more about research services and project collaborations available

Bioanalytics Facility

Department of Biosciences

Stockton Road



Tel: +44 (0)191 334 1375 / 1301