Mass spectrometry: How this important research tool is used in a clinical setting

Figure 1: Ejection of particles from a sample surface after being blasted by primary ions.

How does mass spectrometry work?

Figure 2: ToF-SIMS instrument (Ionoptika, UK).

How is MSI useful?

My research using mass spectrometry

Figure 3: Secondary ion image of paracetamol deposited onto kidney tissue.

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