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What Is MassQC?
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MassQC is an online proteomics service that analyzes, displays, and compares standard LC-MS/MS runs. Monitor and troubleshoot the performance of your LC-MS instrumentation with our new quality control tool.

Use MassQC to answer these questions:

  • Is the LC-MS functioning well now?
  • Is the LC-MS giving reproducible results?
  • Is LC-MS performance degrading over time?

MassQC supports Thermo® Data Dependent Analysis (DDA) MS/MS RAW files from the following instruments:

  • LTQ
  • LTQ FT™
  • LTQ Orbitrap™
  • LTQ Velos™
  • LTQ Orbitrap Velos™


Learn about the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) Metrics used in MassQC:

2010 NIST Performance Metrics Publication

This work was made possible by support from the NIH/NCI though the success of the Clinical Proteomic Technicalogy Assessment for Cancer (CPTAC Network).

Productive Proteomics
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Control charts show trends.
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Preparation may take days. Each sample can represent an investment of thousands of dollars. It's only logical to increase confidence in the instrument by using MassQC.

It's a simple process: run a standard protein mix such as BSA, upload the *.RAW files to MassQC with a click, then compare the latest result to your growing historical record.

This reduces wasted time and samples, allows you to tune your instrument and identify more proteins and helps the technician identify maintenance needs.

If you have questions, comments and/or insights about MassQC, you can share them on the MassQC Users Forum.

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