Simple question on LC and MS
Posted 29 January 2010 - 02:53 PM
1)How long approximately does it take to prepare and run a liquid chromatography sample?
2)How long approximately does it take to prepare and run a mass spec sample (MALDI or ES)?
3)Are the components needed to run them expensive?
Posted 02 March 2010 - 01:50 PM
In general (or on average) LC/MS run times will be longer since you need to resolve many tiny little peaks.
Yes components are expensive for both. I believe typical LC system can be ~$50,000. I don't have a price for LCMS, but it was so pricey that our large company had to have a few months of backlogged work on the LCMS to justify the purchase of a second one (where as we had hundreds of HPLC systems
Posted 23 March 2010 - 07:53 PM