Core Facility for Mass Spectrometry
State-of-the-art high-resolution mass spectrometry allows the identification and quantification of metabolites, proteins, and their post-translational modifications. In order to meet the growing MS demands of the members of the CellNetworks Cluster concerning specification, resolution and throughput, two Core Facilities for protein mass spectrometry have been set up at the Heidelberg University Biochemistry Center (BZH) and the Zentrum für Molekulare Biologie Heidelberg (ZMBH). Mass spectrometry for the analyses of metabolites is being established at the Centre for Organismal Studies Heidelberg (COS).
Links to the respective facilities
The Metabolomics Core Facility Platforms at Heidelberg University interacts with and complements existing facilities for mass-spectrometry analysis of small molecules at the Metabolic laboratory of the Children´s Hospital (disease markers), and metabolome activities at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL).