ION MOBILITY DETECTOR FOR CAPILLARY ZONE ELECTROPHORESIS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$49,958.00
Award Year:
1989
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
11295
Agency Tracking Number:
11295
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Scientech Inc (Currently Scientech, Inc.)
Se 1122 Latah St, Pullman, WA, 98371
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THIS PROJECT WILL INVESTIGATE THE PERFORMANCE OF AN OPTIMIZED ION MOBILITY SPECTROMETRY (IMS) DETECTOR FOR APPLICABILITY AS A DETECTOR FOR CAPILLARY ZONE ELECTROPHORESIS (CZE). IT IS POSTULATED THAT THE INHERENT SEPARATION CAPABILITY OF IMS COMBINED WITH THE ABILITY TO DETECT AND RESOLVE VERY HIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHTS INDICATES A VERY HIGH PROBABILITY THAT FURTHER DEVELOPED IMS TECHNIQUES WILL YIELD THE MOST SUCCESSFUL CZE DETECTOR. THE CZE DETECTOR WILL BE SUITABLE FOR DETECTING LOW CONCENTRATIONS OF BIOGENIC MOLECULES IN AQUEOUS OR ORGANIC SOLUTIONS AT FLOW RATES FROM 5 TO 50 MICROLITERS PER MINUTE. BECAUSE IMS IS A GAS-PHASE SEPARATION AND DETECTIONMETHOD AND CZE IS A LIQUID-PHASE METHOD, SCIENTECH, INC., WILL FIRST CONCENTRATE ON OPTIMIZING AN ELECTROSPRAY COUPLING BETWEEN THE CZE COLUMN AND THE IMS DETECTOR AND THEN TEST PERFORMANCE WITH KEY BIOGENIC COMPOUNDS.

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