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MassLynx Software

12 November 2007

Waters

MassLynx Software is a fundamental platform for acquiring, analysing, managing and sharing mass spectrometry information. MassLynx provides intelligent control of an entire Waters mass spectrometry system, from the sample and solvent management components to the mass spectrometer and auxiliary detectors. MassLynx may acquire nominal mass, exact mass, MS/MS and exact mass MS/MS data.

The Sample List is a key feature of MassLynx, keeping everything about samples together in one place. It is also the central place for initiating any activities relating to the sample. This 'sample-centric' approach simplifies the interaction with an LC/MS or GC/MS system, acquired data and processed results, increasing the speed at which sample data can be converted into valuable knowledge.

MassLynx Software provides general purpose and specialised application managers dedicated to providing information for specific types of MS analyses and data:

  • QuanLynx, included as standard with MassLynx, for automated quantification.
  • OpenLynx, also included as standard, for qualitative screening and identification.
  • Targeted quantitative analysis, mass-directed purification, metabolite identification, deconvolution of complex chromatograms, metabonomics and metabolomics, protein identification and protein characterisation are available with optional application managers. 

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