Ionalytics Readies FAIMS, Promises Better Detection Limits for Proteomics Studies | GenomeWeb

FAIMS, a new technology that promises mass spectrometrists better detection of peptides in complex mixtures, is gaining fame. The acronym stands for high-Field Asymmetric waveform Ion Mobility Spectrometry — quite a mouthful. What it does, however, is simple: It allows only certain ions to enter the mass spectrometer, thereby reducing the background and lowering the detection limit.

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