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Recommended Readings for Mass Spectrometry

Bier, M.E.; “Analysis of Proteins by Mass Spectrometry”, Modern Protein Chemistry: Practical Aspects; Catalog Number 9453;  Brown, W.E.; Howard, G.C. (Eds.) CRC Press LLC; Boca Raton, FL;  2001, 71-101.

Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry: Fundamentals, Instrumentation, & Application; Cole, R.B.,Ed; John Wiley & Sons: New York, 1997.

Howe, I.; Williams, D.H.; Bowen, R.D.; Mass Spectrometry: Principles and Applications; McGraw-Hill: New York, 2nd ed, 1972.

Levsen, K; Fundamental Aspects of Organic Mass Spectrometry; Verlag Chemie: New York, v.4, 1978.

Siuzdak, G.; Mass Spectrometry for Biotechnology; Academic Press: San Diego, California, 1996.

Sparkman, O.D.; Mass Spectrometry Desk Reference; Global View: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2000.