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Mass Spectrometry Service

 Identification of proteins from polyacrylamide gels, protein solutions, dried proteins, or protein digests is provided as a core service.

To submit samples:

  1. First-time clients please contact the Core Facility before submitting any samples
  2. Read the Sample Preparation Guidelines.
  3. For gel bands, cut out the gel band(s) of interest (protocol) and store them in 1% acetic acid.
  4. Complete the Proteomics Service Request Form. Please describe samples and required information as completely as possible.
  5. Submit samples and forms to:
    Proteomics Core Facility
    Room W5256 (Critical Care Wing),
    The Ottawa Hospital, 501 Smyth Road,
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8L6, Canada.
  6. Samples will be analyzed by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS).
  7. You will be notified by e-mail when results are ready.