Patent Number: 8,821,816

Title: Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization mass spectrometry substrates having low volume matrix array elements

Abstract: Provided herein are substrates for matrix-assisted laser-desorption ionization (MALDI) mass spectrometric analysis. Each spot includes 3-hydroxypicolinic acid matrix and no analyte.

Inventors: Little; Daniel P. (Patton, PA), O'Donnell-Maloney; Maryanne J. (Marblehead, MA), Cantor; Charles R. (Del Mar, CA), Koster; Hubert (La Jolla, CA)

Assignee: Agena Biosciences, Inc.

International Classification: G01N 37/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018