QExactive Plus

Instrument: QExactive Plus

Mass spectrometer used for proteomics


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Post author: Nicholas Williamson. Last update: 31/08/2015 at 4:28 pm by Nicholas Williamson.



Dr. Nicholas Williamson

Phone: (613) 8344 2206



Manufacturer: Thermo Fisher, QExactive Plus. Installed 2015.

This instrument and the attached Dionex U3000 nanoLC is dedicated to protein and peptide analysis. Typical experiments include gel spot analysis, SILAC, iTRAQ, label free quantitiation, and shot gun analysis of protein mixtures.

Funding sources: Institutional

Benefits of the QExactive Plus

This instrument offers very high mass resolution and the ability to fragment peptides and proteins for identification and structural analysis. It is setup with a nano flow HPLC system to allow the best possible sensitivity for low sample amounts

Technical features and specifications

HCD fragmentation
nano flow HPLC
High resolution mass analysis


Capacity: We encourage greater utilisation
Operation: User operated training provided, User or facility staff operate
Access: External researcher use available