Journal :   Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry

Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2010

Pages :   518-527

ISSN Print :  0974-4169

ISSN Online :  0974-4150


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Advance in Mass Ionization Techniques

Address:   Patel Prajeshkumar P.* and Rane Smita I
SVKM’s NMIMS, School of Pharmacy and Technology Management, Shirpur Campus, Babulde, Bank of Tapi River, Mumbai Agra Road, Shirpur – 425 405, Dist – Dhulia, (M.S.)
*Corresponding Author

Mass spectrometry is the most sensitive and accurate technique for determining the molecular mass of the compound and its elemental composition. But most important thing on which whole mass spectrometry depends is ionization of the compounds. In this review work we have discussed about Gas-Phase Ionization, Field Desorption and Ionization, Particle Bombardment, Atmospheric Pressure Ionization, Laser Desorption, Inductively Coupled Plasma, High pressure ionization. These are the main principles for the ionization of the compounds, and based on this we have tried to describe twelve techniques with their applications in the pharmaceutical industries. Now-a-days the use of mass spectrometry from just identification of the compounds turns towards the DNA-RNA sequencing and also for the amino acid sequencing.
Mass spectrometry, Ionization technique.
Patel Prajeshkumar P, Rane Smita I. Advance in Mass Ionization Techniques. Asian J. Research Chem. 3(3): July- Sept. 2010; Page 518-527.
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