IonSense, Inc
 April 2012   
What's New with DART? 
The latest developments and news on DART® Mass Spectrometry 
 
 
Greetings!,

We have an exciting agenda for this year's DART Forum, and we would like to invite you to join us for a stimulating breakfast on May 22.  You can just click here to register.

The DART community has also been busy this year and over 30 presentations will take place at the ASMS meeting.  You can take a look at the list below.

Please have a look and contact me if you have any questions or comments. Thanks.


Regards,

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Brian Musselman
President and CEO
IonSense, Inc.
Annual DART Users Forum - Agenda and Registration   

 

We have finalized our program for the Annual DART Forum in Vancouver May 22.  Please join us to hear exciting applications in food safety, forensics, and chemical analysis.  

  

Direct Analysis in Real Time Mass Spectrometry (DART-MS) Method for Glucose Quantitation Pertaining to Biofuels Production

Prof. Darrin L. Smith

Eastern Kentucky University, Department of Chemistry

Center for Renewable and Alternative Fuel Technologies

  

Rapid Screening for Pesticides Using Ambient Pressure Desorption Ionization with High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry 

Dr. Sara E. Robison
United States Food and Drug Administration
Forensic Chemistry Center
 
 
DART-MS for the Detection of Synthetic Cannabinoids
Prof. Jason Shepard
The University at Albany, Department of Chemistry
 
The Latest Developments in OpenSpot® and DART Technology 
The IonSense Team


IonSense DART Users Forum  

Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Room 217-219 

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 from 6:45 AM to 8:15 AM (PT)   

Just click here to register>   Eventbrite - IonSense DART Users Forum 

  

 

  

 

  



















DART Presentations at ASMS 
Here is a listing of the DART presentations at the upcoming ASMS meeting. From reaction monitoring to traditional Chinese medicines to forensic toxicology and food safety, DART is becoming a dependable platform for rapid problem solving.  

MONDAY

Detection and Quantitation of Brominated and Chlorinated Hydrocarbons by DART with Linear Ion Trap and Triple Quadrupole Technology
Mary Blackburn1; Scott Harrison2; Maria C. Prieto Conaway 1
1Thermo Fisher Scientific, San Jose, CA; 2AgResearch Ltd, Palmerston North, NEW ZEALAND
Poster: MP21 - Environmental Analysis: General, poster number: 519, Monday, Poster Hall

Molecular Imaging of Plausible Prebiotic Nucleobases by Desorption Electrospray Ionization and Laser Ablation-Direct Analysis in Real Time Mass Spectrometry.
Rachel Bennett1; Joel Keelor1; Arthur Weber2; Facundo Fernandez1
1Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; 2SETI Institute, Mountain View, CA
Poster: MP15 - Imaging MS: Small Molecules, poster number: 337, Monday, Poster Hall

Rapid, Simultaneous Analysis of Organic and Inorganic Substances in Post-Detonation Radiological Debris Using Ambient Ionization Techniques and Mass Spectrometry
Amanda Quinto; Tiffanie Hargraves; David Glatter; Kenyon Evans-Nguyen
The University of Tampa, Tampa, FL
Poster: MP23 - Forensics, poster number: 550, Monday, Poster Hall

Comparative study of DESI and DART ionization sources coupled with an Orbitrap mass spectrometer for analysis of explosives on fabrics
Cecile Hubert1; Xavier Machuron-Mandard1; Jean-Claude Tabet2
1CEA/DAM-IDF, Arpajon, FRANCE; 2Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Poster: MP23 - Forensics, poster number: 554, Monday, Poster Hall

Mixed-mode Nanogold Extraction Coupled with DART-MS/MS Mass Spectrometry for Forensic Toxicology Analyses
Kenyon Evans-Nguyen; Jonathan Marks; Margaret Donohoe; Richard Garcia
University of Tampa, Tampa, FL
Poster: MP23 - Forensics, poster number: 565, Monday, Poster Hall

DART MS Analysis of Urushiol Oil (Poison Ivy) in Light Aliphatic Oil (WD-40) Causing Accidental Pediatric Allergic Contact Dermatitis (ACD)
Ronny Robbins ; William Lagna; James McCarty MD; Daniel Robbins
Medallion Industries, Middle River, MD
Poster: MP23 - Forensics, poster number: 572, Monday, Poster Hall

Field-Assisted Orthogonal Ion Injection in a Direct Analysis in Real Time (o-DART) Ionization Source for Field and Direct Ionization applications.
Prabha Dwivedi1; Joel Keelor1; Paula Holmes2; Facundo Fernandez1
1Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; 2Photonis USA, Sturbridge, MA
Poster: MP29 - Instrumentation: New Developments in Ionization and Sampling I, poster number: 684, Monday, Poster Hall

TUESDAY

Identification of Marker Compounds in Herbal medicines on TLC with DART-MS
Minkyung Kim1; Do Hoon Kim1; In ho Kang1; Jong Hwan Kim1; Ji Yeon Kim1; Seong Ye Hyeon1; Jong Hwa Lee1; Yoon Jeong Lee1; Sun ho Kim1; Young Pyo Jang2
1National Institute of Food and Drug Safety Evaluat, Chungcheongbuk-Do, SOUTH KOREA; 2College of Pharmacy, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea
Poster: TP16 - Natural Products, poster number: 307, Tuesday, Poster Hall

Development of Mobile Ambient Ionization MS for Homeland Security and Defense
Mitch Wells; Michael Goodwin; Michael Stump; Miriam Fico; Mark Gildersleeve; Bruce Solomon
FLIR Mass Spectrometry, West Lafayette, IN
Poster: TP33 - Homeland Security, poster number: 649, Tuesday, Poster Hall

Quantitative Analysis of Pesticides in Juice Drinks by Direct Analysis in Real Time (DART®) Mass Spectrometry
Elizabeth Crawford; Brian Musselman
IonSense, Inc., Saugus, MA
Poster: TP37 - Ambient Ionization: Applications I, poster number: 716, Tuesday, Poster Hall

Confined DART Ion Source and Its Applications in Analysis of Volatile Organic Compounds of Citrus Limon and Allium Cepa
Yue Li
The University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Poster: TP37 - Ambient Ionization: Applications I, poster number: 719, Tuesday, Poster Hall

Evaluation of Direct Analysis in Real Time (DART) Mass Spectrometry for Rapid Identification of Adulterated Edible Oils
Charles C. Liu1; Peng Wu2; Dazhou Chen3; Wei Chen4; Qiang Hu1; Lili Niu2; Tanxi Cai2; Fuquan Yang2
1ASPEC Technologies Limited, Beijing, China; 2Inst Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; 3National Institute of Metrology, Beijing, China; 4Agilent Technologies, Beijing, China
Poster: TP37 - Ambient Ionization: Applications I, poster number: 720, Tuesday, Poster Hall

WEDNESDAY

Real time lipidomic profiling using desorption ionization with ion mobility separation
Jordan Krechmer2; Giorgis Isaac 1; Joseph Tice2; Kieran J Neeson1; Alan Millar1; Michael P. Balogh1; Jim Langridge1; Giuseppe Astarita1
1Waters Corporation, Milford, MA; 2IonSense, Inc., Saugus, MA
Poster: WP17 - Imaging MS: Disease Markers, poster number: 372, Wednesday, Poster Hall

Thermally Assisted Direct Analysis in Real Time Ionization Ion Mobility Spectrometer (IMS)  
Joseph Tice1; Jordan Krechmer1; Mike Festa1; Brian Musselman1; Paula Holmes2; Bruce Laprade2
1IonSense, Inc., Saugus, MA; 2Photonis USA, Inc., Sturbridge, MA
Poster: WP30 - Ion Mobility: Applications I, poster number: 641, Wednesday, Poster Hall

Schlieren Imaging of Gas Fluid Dynamics at the DART Ion Source-Mass Spectrometer Interface.
Matthew Curtis1; Joel Keelor2; Facundo Fernandez2; O. David Sparkman1; Patrick R. Jones1
1University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA; 2Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Poster: WP33 - Ambient Ionization: Fundamentals, poster number: 716, Wednesday, Poster Hall

Use of a combination Direct Analysis in Real Time / Atmospheric Pressure Photoionization (APPI-DART) Ionization System for Crude Oil Analysis
Brian D. Musselman 1; Jordan Krechmer1; Elizabeth Crawford1; Kaveh Jorabchi2
1IonSense, Inc., Saugus, MA; 2Syagen, Tustin, CA
Poster: WP33 - Ambient Ionization: Fundamentals, poster number: 718, Wednesday, Poster Hall

TLC/Plasma Assisted Multi-wavelength Laser Desorption Ionization Mass Spectrometry for Facile Separation and Selective Identification of Low Molecular Weight Compounds
Jialing Zhang; Zhigui Zhou; Yu Bai; Huwei Liu
College of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing, CHINA
Poster: WP34 - Ambient Ionization: Instrumentation, poster number: 737, Wednesday, Poster Hall

THURSDAY

Monitoring tea fermentation and manufacturing by non-targeted direct analysis in real time (DART)
Karl Fraser1; Scott Harrison1; Geoff Lane1; Don Otter1; Siew-Young Quek2; Yacine Hemar2
1AgResearch Ltd, Palmerston North, NZ; 2University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ
Oral: ThOD pm - Food "omics": MS Characterization of Food and Nutritional Supplements, time: 4:10, Thursday, Room 118-120

Determination of Organic Species in Lignite Using Direct Analysis in Real Time Mass Spectrometry
Xing Fan 1; Xianyong Wei1; Zhimin Zong1; Feng Xu2; Yugao Wang1; Bo Chen1; Qiang Hu3; Charles C. Liu3
1China Univ of Mining and Tech, Xuzhou, CHINA; 2Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA; 3ASPEC Technologies Limited, Beijing, CHINA
Poster: ThP23 - Energy: Hydrocarbona nd Petrochemical, poster number: 499, Thursday, Poster Hall

Componential analysis of pepper of various origins using DART-MS using ultra-fast polarity switching
Teruhisa Shiota1; Manabu Ueda2; Tsubasa Ibushi2; Jun Watanabe2; Kazuo Mukaibatake2; Junko Iida2; Yasuhiko Bando1
1AMR, Inc., Tokyo, JAPAN; 2Shimadzu Corporation, Kyoto, JAPAN
Poster: ThP25 - Instrumentation: New Developments in Ionization and Sampling III, poster number: 548, Thursday, Poster Hall

High throughput molecular weight confirmation of Pharmaceutical Compounds using DART MS analysis with ultra-fast polarity switching
Manabu Ueda1; Tsubasa Ibushi1; Teruhisa Shiota2; Hirotaka Honda2; Jun Watanabe1; Kazuo Mukaibatake1; Junko Iida1
1Shimadzu Corporation, Kyoto, JAPAN; 2AMR, Inc., Tokyo, JAPAN
Poster: ThP25 - Instrumentation: New Developments in Ionization and Sampling III, poster number: 554, Thursday, Poster Hall

Rapid Identification of Synthetic Cannabinoids in Consumer "Spice" Products
John Dane 1; Ling Huang2; Mercurio Veltri2; Robert B. Cody1; Amanda Rivera2; Michael A. Marino2; Woen J. Kim3
1JEOL USA, Inc., Peabody , MA; 2Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY; 3Jericho High School, Jericho, NY
Poster: ThP29 - Ambient Ionization: Applications II, poster number: 632, Thursday, Poster Hall

Direct Analysis in Real Time (DART) Mass Spectral Analysis of Ionic Liquid Media
Darrin Smith1; Michael Mazzotta1; Robert Pace1; Samuel Morton III2
1Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY; 2University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Poster: ThP29 - Ambient Ionization: Applications II, poster number: 637, Thursday, Poster Hall

Known-Unknowns, and Unknown-Unknowns: Ambient Ionization and Polymeric Packaging Contaminants
Luke K. Ackerman1; Karim Bentayeb2; Gregory O. Noonan1; Rafael Paseiro-Cerrato 3; Timothy H. Begley1
1FDA CFSAN, College Park, MD; 2University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, ES; 3University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, ES
Poster: ThP29 - Ambient Ionization: Applications II, poster number: 638, Thursday, Poster Hall

Enclosed Environment for DART (Direct Analysis in Real Time)-Enabled Derivitization and Chemical Analysis
Joseph LaPointe; Brian D. Musselman ; Joseph Tice; Jordan Krechmer
IonSense, Inc., Saugus, MA
Poster: ThP29 - Ambient Ionization: Applications II, poster number: 641, Thursday, Poster Hall

H/D Exchange Combined with Direct Analysis in Real Time (DART) Mass Spectrometry  and Collisional Activation for Small Molecule Structure Determination
Robert B. Cody; John Dane
JEOL USA, Inc., Peabody, MA
Poster: ThP29 - Ambient Ionization: Applications II, poster number: 642, Thursday, Poster Hall

Exploration of DART (Direct Analysis in Real Time) Mass Spectrometry for reaction monitoring and LC-MS applications in Pharmaceutical Industry
Guilong (Charles) Cheng
Pfizer, Inc., Groton , CT
Poster: ThP29 - Ambient Ionization: Applications II, poster number: 643, Thursday, Poster Hall

Identification and quantification of Geniposide in Re Du Ning Injections by DART-QTOF MS/MS
Yan-Jing Li1; Zhen-Zhong Wang1; Yu-An Bi1; Gang Ding1; Long-Sheng Sheng2; Jian-Ping Qin1; Wei Xiao1; Jia-Chun Li1; Yong-Xiang Wang1; Xue Wang1
1State Key Lab of New-tech for Chinese Medicine, Lianyungang, CHINA; 2China Pharm Univeristy, Nanjing, CHINA
Poster: ThP29 - Ambient Ionization: Applications II, poster number: 644, Thursday, Poster Hall

Confirmatory techniques for rapid screening for pesticides using ambient pressure desorption ionization with high-resolution mass spectrometry
Sara Robison1; Lorrie Lin1; Lenin Parrales1; Walter Krol2; Brian Eitzer2; Jason White2
1Food and Drug Administration, Cincinnati, OH; 2The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Have, CT
Poster: ThP29 - Ambient Ionization: Applications II, poster number: 645, Thursday, Poster Hall

Rapid Screening and Identification of Traditional Chinese Medicinal Herbs Using DART-Q-TOF MS
Lili Niu1; Xiaojing Guo1; Tanxi Cai1; Peng Wu1; Charles C. Liu2; Wei Chen3; Fuquan Yang1
1Institute of Biophysics, CAS, Beijing, CHINA; 2ASPEC Technologies Limited, Beijing, CHINA; 3Agilent Technologies, Beijing, CHINA
Poster: ThP29 - Ambient Ionization: Applications II, poster number: 646, Thursday, Poster Hall

Rapid Chemical Characterization of Glycosaminoglycans in Medical Device Materials by Ambient Mass Spectrometry
Peter Nemes; Dinesh Patwardhan
US FDA, Silver Spring, MD
Poster: ThP29 - Ambient Ionization: Applications II, poster number: 648, Thursday, Poster Hall

Direct Analysis in Real Time (DART) Screening of the Chemical Compositions of Turmeric (Curcuma longa Linn.) Rhizome
A. F. M. Motiur Rahman; Pervez Ahmad; Adnan A. Kadi
King Saud University, Riyadh, SAUDI ARABIA
Poster: ThP29 - Ambient Ionization: Applications II, poster number: 650, Thursday, Poster Hall

Innovative methods for DART-MS enabling simultaneous identification of components in industrial products such as cream and plastic materials
Haruo Shimada2; Satoru Kamikubo1; Tokimasa Kawanishi2; Yoshimasa Nakatani2; Yuka Noritake2; Rakan Matsui2; Kazumasa Kinoshita1; Yasuo Shida3
1Bio Chromato, Inc, Fujisawa-shi, Japan; 2Shiseido Research Center, Yokohama, Japan; 3University of Yamanashi, Koufu, Japan
Poster: ThP29 - Ambient Ionization: Applications II, poster number: 655, Thursday, Poster Hall



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IonSense, Inc. provides OpenSpot Mass Spectrometry™ solutions to the fields of food safety, forensics, drug development, and chemical analysis. They manufacture and develop direct analysis in real time (DART®) technology licensed from JEOL USA, Inc. and atmospheric solids analysis probe (ASAP™) licensed from M&M Consulting.

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