Recent Patents of Interest in Proteomics
US Patent No. 8,354,234. Mass spectrometric analysis of ligand conjugated magnetic nanoparticles. Inventors: Yu-Ju Chen; Po-Chiao Lin; Chun-Cheng Lin; Shu-Hua Chen;Po-Hung Chou; Hsin-Kai Liao. Assignee: Academia Sinica
Covers methods and systems for mass spec analysis of ligand-conjugated magnetic nanoparticles capable of screening samples for a given analyte. The invention also covers MALDI matrices composed of these nanoparticles.