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Mass Spectrometry Facility

The University of Kentucky Mass Spectrometry Facility (UKMSF), located in the Advanced Science and Technology Commercialization Center (ASTeCC), is home to a wide range of mass spectrometers, providing analysis using many different methods of sample introduction, ionization and mass measurement.

Mass spectrometry is used in the characterization of compounds originating from organic and organometallic synthesis, isolation of natural products, as well as in the analysis of pharmaceuticals and their metabolites. 

The Facility is supported by the College of Arts and Sciences, and provides a range of services to all University faculty, staff and students on a fee-for-service basis.