Installed in September 2010
Funding: FP7-REGPOT-2009-1 (ARCADE)


UHPLC - LTQ Orbitrap Velos, Thermo Scientific


Ultra High Pressure Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometer
Mass Accuracy† and† Ultra High Resolution

The LTQ Orbitrap Velos combines the proven mass accuracy and ultra-high resolution of the Orbitrap mass analyzer with the increased sensitivity and improved cycle time of the LTQ Velos to deliver high-performance Hybrid FT Mass Spectrometer.
Accela LC System
Heated Electrospray Ionization Probe (H- ESI II Probe)
APCI Probe
Unique dual-pressure trap technology
New higher-energy collisional dissociation (HCD) cell
Orbitrap mass analyzer

Recommended for:
Drug discovery and development

HPLC-LCQ Fleet / Thermo Scientific

Surveyor LC System
Ion MAX ESI probe
APCI Probe for the Ion Max Source
Automatic Gain Control (AGC)
Normalized Collision Energy
Fast polarity switching

High Pressure Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometer
The LCQ Fleet Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer delivers rich information for routine analysis of complex samples while providing excellent full-scan sensitivity, ruggedness and reliability.

Recommended for:
Natural Product Analysis
Impurity Analysis
General Analytical Chemistry

Varian Saturn 2000 GC-MS-MS System

Installed in 2000
Funding: research infrastructure

Varian Saturn 2000 GC-MS-MS System
Electron Impact (EI) or Chemical Ionisation (CI) modes
Molecular mass range 45-650 Dalton

Recommended for:
Non-polar or moderately polar compounds of low molecular weight
Impurity Analysis
General Analytical Chemistry


Submission Procedure

  • The samples should be accompanied by a completed Application form  that you can download as PDF file.
  • With the samples information it is suggested that should be included that concerns the likely structure, the purity, the molecular weight,  the solubility or anything else that could help in the resolution of problem. 
  • The quantity of sample that is required for a mass spectrum is 1mg.
  • Solubility in methanol, acetonitrile or water is preferred.

Mass Spectroscopy Services Application form

Submission of Samples
The samples should be submitted to:
Mass Spectroscopy Unit
Institute of Biology, Medicinal Chemistry and Biotechnology
National Hellenic Research Foundation,
48 Vassileos Constantinou Ave., 11635 Athens, Greece,
Tel. +302107273871, Fax. +302107273872

Confidentiality of Data
All experimental data will be treated as confidential as a matter of course. However it is also possible to arrange for a signed contract for the maintenance of confidentiality.



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