Increasing Sensitivity for Tof-MS Detection of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Using Tof MRM

Library Number:
APNT134840001
Part Number:
720005358en
Author(s):
Lauren Mullin and Adam Ladak
Source:
Waters
Content Type:
Application Notes
Content Subtype:
Technical Notes
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Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are persistent organic pollutants which have been banned from production as a result of their observed accumulation in biota and the environment. Various levels of toxicity have also been associated with PCBs, in particular the 12 dioxin-like PCB congeners. In this technology brief, learn how Tof MRM enhances the analytical capabilities of high resolution mass spectrometry, affording lower limits of detection while maintaining the ability to collect information rich accurate mass full scan data. These benefits have been applied here to the analysis of PCBs, which requires instrumental sensitivity and selectivity for detection in complex environmental matrices.


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