Office of Research & Sponsored Programs
Ferris Library for Information, Technology and Education (FLITE)
Ferris State University
1010 Campus Drive, FLITE 410 D & F
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Triple Quad LCMS-8040
A highly adaptable quantitative instrument that allows the Identification and Quantification of a variety of small molecules. This multipurpose instrument has a high scan speed and great sensitivity, which coupled with MS-MS capabilities allows precise identification of almost any molecule. Thus, the triple quad LCMS-8040 mass spectrometer is a practical choice in multipole scientific disciplines from biochemical/molecular identification and pharmacokinetic assays to identifying proteins through sequence determination.
GCMS QP-2010 Ultra
A great asset for analyzing Environmental, Forensic, Clinical, Chemical and Biological samples for volatile compounds. This instrument offers increased scan speeds without sensitivity loss or spectral distortion. With both Chemical Ionization (CI) and Electron Ionization (EI) capabilities, as well as an integrated mass spectra Library, the QP-2010 Ultra is efficient in the identification of unknown molecules and analyzing complex mixtures.
Axima Performance™ MALDI-TOF MS
An excellent instrument for a diverse range of analytical needs in a variety of areas, including Molecular Biology, Proteomic, Polymer, and Microbiology research. This extremely versatile system allows for collection of data with a high degree of precision and accuracy, allowing higher confidence in molecular, protein and microbial identification.
IRTracer-100 with AIM-9000 Microscope
A unique Infrared Spectrophotometer perfect for characterizing bonds within molecules in a variety of applications. This instrument is highly sensitive and user-friendly. The AIM 9000 microscope attachment provides users with imaging-based data so as to better identify the localization and identification of different molecular bonds.
UV-VIS 2600 Spectrometer
A standard UV-VIS Spectrophotometer for analyzing multiple types of samples. It has detector linearity over a large range of concentrations and is currently used for biological and chemical assays.
BioSpec-nano UV-VIS Spectrometer
A unique micro-volume (µl-scale) UV-VIS Spectrophotometer instrument, well-suited for volume-limited samples like protein, DNA and RNA.
Prominence Semi-Preparative HPLC
The instrument of choice for those wanting to isolate sufficient quantities of molecular substances for further characterization studies. This instrument is currently used in the drug discovery and formulation processes.
Varian 400-MR Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer
A powerful instrument for identification, characterization and determination of molecular structures. This NMR system contains a 400 MHz magnet and a Varian 5 mm Probe capable of detecting the angular momentum of 1H, 19F, 13C and 31P nuclei.
Applied Biosystems StepOne Plus™ Real-Time PCR
A highly precise instrument for the quantification of DNA, including DNA cloned from cellular transcripts (cDNA), environmental DNA (eDNA) and selected regions and genes of genomic DNA.