US Patent 7,735,146. Protein microscope. Inventors: Akos Vertes, Mark E. Reeves, Fatah Kashanchi. Assignee: George Washington University

Covers a system and method that combines modified MALDI mass spectrometry and scanning near-field optical microscopy devices and techniques to analyze samples containing molecules of interest. The invention is "directed to an instrument for identifying peptides, proteins, and other biomolecules within a tissue or cell and providing information on their spatial and temporal distribution," according to the description.

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