Mass Spectrommetry and Biobanks


Dear G.I.T. Laboratory Journal Newsletter readers,

In this month's edition of our newsletter, I would like to draw your attention to the first part of a two article mini-series about coupling methods in mass spectrommetry. Please find the details here.

Biobanks are important to preserve cell cultures and other biomaterial from, for example, hospitals. But what are the standards such a biobank has to fulfill in this day and age? Follow this link to find out what our authors think.

Best regards,

Dr. Martin Graf-Utzmann
Managing Editor, G.I.T. Laboratory Journal




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