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EJMS Table of Contents

European Journal of Mass Spectrometry (EJMS)

Special Issue: Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of EJMS—European Journal of Mass Spectrometry

Eur. J. Mass Spectrom. Volume 21 Issue 3 (2015)







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Introduction
Jürgen Grotemeyer
Special Issue Editor and Editor, EJMS—European Journal of Mass Spectrometry

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Editorial
Hans-Friedrich Grützmacher
Chairman, EJMS—European Journal of Mass Spectrometry Managing Board

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EJMS—the European Journal of Mass Spectrometry since 1994. Personal observations
Peter Derrick
Editor-in-Chief

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Congratulations for Twenty Years of the European Journal of Mass Spectrometry
Fred McLafferty
Cornell University, USA

Pages 115–123
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1352
Unveiling the intricacies of the curved-field ion mirror
Lars Mächler, Igor Filippov and Peter J. Derrick
Ion Innovations Laboratory and Department of Physics, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 125–140
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1313
Automated quantum chemistry based molecular dynamics simulations of electron ionization induced fragmentations of the nucleobases Uracil, Thymine, Cytosine, and Guanine
Christoph Alexander Bauer and Stefan Grimme
Mulliken Center for Theoretical Chemistry, Institut für Physikalische und Theoretische Chemie der Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Beringstr. 4, D-53115, Bonn, Germany. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 141–147
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1351
Computational studies of the gas phase reactions of ethers with anions: kinetic barriers, isotope effects, consecutive eliminations and site selectivity
Zhe-Chen Wang and Veronica M. Bierbaum*
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 149–159
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1299
Gas-phase lithium cation affinity of glycine
Sophie Bourcier,a Ru Xuan Chiaa,b Rosa Ngo Biboum Bimbongc and Guy Bouchouxa,d
aLaboratoire de Chimie Moléculaire. Ecole Polytechnique. UMR 9168 CNRS 91128 Palaiseau, France. E-mail: [email protected]
bNanyang Technological University. 21 Nanyang Link. 637371 Singapore.
cUniversité de Tours. Département de Chimie. Parc Grandmont. 37200 Tours, France
dUniversité Paris-Sud XI. 91400 Orsay, France

Pages 161–170
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1311
Dissociation mechanism of the 3-hydroxypyridine radical cation: A computational study
Jung-Min Park, Hyo-Jun Kim, and Joong Chul Choe
Department of Chemistry, Dongguk University-Seoul, Seoul 100-715, Korea. Email: [email protected]

Pages 171–181
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1354
Complexes of the noble gases with H3O+: a theoretical investigation on Ng(H3O+) (Ng = He-Xe)
Stefano Borocci,a,b Patrizio Cecchi,a Maria Giordania,b and Felice Grandinettia,b*
aDipartimento per la Innovazione nei sistemi Biologici, Agroalimentari e Forestali (DIBAF), Università della Tuscia, L.go dell'Università, s.n.c., 01100 Viterbo, Italy. E-mail: [email protected]
bIstituto per le Metodologie Chimiche del CNR, Via Salaria, Km 29.500, 00015, Monterotondo, RM, Italy

Pages 183–190
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1374
Mass spectrometry of analytical derivatives. 1. Cyanide cations in the spectra of N-alkyl-N-perfluoroacyl-α-amino acids and their methyl esters
Nino G. Todua,* Kirill V. Tretyakov and Anzor I. Mikaia
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, USA. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 191–200
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1300
Separation and identification of phosphatidylcholine regioisomers by combining liquid chromatography with a fusion of collision-and ozone-induced dissociation
Rachel L. Kozlowski,a,b Todd W. Mitchell,b,c and Stephen J. Blanksbya,d
aSchool of Chemistry, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia.
bIllawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI), University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia.
cSchool of Medicine, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia.
dCentral Analytical Research Facility, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane QLD, 4001, Australia. E-mail:[email protected]

Pages 201–210
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1338
Drug detection and quantification directly from tissue using novel ionization methods for mass spectrometry
Beixi Wang,a Chenelle L. Dearring,a James Wager-Miller,b Ken Mackieb and Sarah Trimpin,a,c*
aDepartment of Chemistry, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA.E-mail: [email protected]
bDepartment of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
cCardiovascular Research Institute, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA

Pages 211–219
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1339
Structural characterization of arginine-vasopressin and lysine-vasopressin by Fourier-transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry and infrared multiphoton dissociation
Giuliana Bianco,a,* Fabio G. Battista,a Alessandro Buchicchio,b Concetta G. Amarena,a Philippe Schmitt-Kopplinc and Antonio Guerrieria
aDipartimento di Scienze, Università degli Studi della Basilicata, Via dell'Ateneo Lucano, 10; 85100 Potenza, Italy. E-mail: [email protected]
bScuola di Ingegneria, Università degli Studi della Basilicata, Via dell'Ateneo Lucano, 10; 85100 Potenza, Italy
c German Research Center for Environmental Health, Department of BioGeoChemistry and Analytics, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen; D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany

Pages 221–231
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1340
Native top-down mass spectrometry for the structural characterization of human hemoglobin
Jiang Zhang,a G. Reza Malmirchegini,a Robert T. Clubb,a,c and Joseph A. Looa,b,c*
aDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry,
bDepartment of Biological Chemistry, David Geffen School of Medicine
cUCLA/DOE Institute of Genomics and Proteomics, University of California, Los Angeles, California, 90095, United States. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 233–244
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1322
Glycated human serum albumin isolated from poorly controlled diabetic patients impairs cholesterol efflux from macrophages: an investigation by mass spectrometry
Gabriela Castilhoa, Camila H Sartoria, Adriana Machado-Limaa, Edna R Nakandakarea, Maria Lucia C Corrêa-Giannellab, Marco Roversoc, Simona Porcud, Annunziata Lapollac, Pietro Traldid and Marisa Passarellia
aLipids Laboratory (LIM 10), University of São Paulo Medical School. São Paulo, SP, Brazil
bCellular and Molecular Endocrinology Laboratory (LIM 25), University of São Paulo Medical School. São Paulo, SP, Brazil
cDepartment of Medicine, University of Padova, via Giustiniani 2, I35100 Padova, Italy.
dCNR-IENI, Corso Stati Uniti 4, I35127 Padova, Italy. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 245–254
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1337
Composition, sequencing and ion mobility mass spectrometry of heparan sulfate-like octasaccharide isomers differing in glucuronic and iduronic acid content
Rebecca L. Miller,a,b Wei Wei,a Ralf Schwörer,c Olga V. Zubkova,c Peter C. Tyler,c Jeremy E. Turnbullb and Julie A. Learya
aDepartments of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Chemistry, University of California, 1 Shields Dr. Davis, CA 95616 USA. E-mail: [email protected]
bCurrent addressCentre for Glycobiology, Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool, Crown Street, Liverpool, L69 7ZB, UK. E-mail: [email protected]
cFerrier Research Institute, Victoria University of Wellington, 69 Gracefield Road, Gracefield, Lower Hutt 5010, New Zealand

Pages 255–264
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1359
Ion mobility–mass spectrometry-based screening for inhibition of α-synuclein aggregation
Yanqin Liu, Michael Graetz, Lam Ho and Tara L. Pukala*
Discipline of Chemistry, University of Adelaide, SA, 5005, Australia. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 265–274
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1348
Analysis of triacetone triperoxide complexes with alkali metal ions by electrospray and extractive electrospray ionisation combined with ion mobility spectrometry and mass spectrometry
Alex R. Hill, Mark Edgar, Maria Chatzigeorgiou, James C. Reynolds, Paul F. Kelly* and Colin S. Creaser*
Centre for Analytical Science, Department of Chemistry, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, UK. E-mail: [email protected]; [email protected]

Pages 275–285
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1366
Differentiating chondroitin sulfate glycosaminoglycans using collision-induced dissociation; uronic acid cross-ring diagnostic fragments in a single stage of tandem mass spectrometry
Muchena J. Kailemia,a Anish B. Patel,a Dane T. Johnson,a Lingyun Li,b Robert J. Linhardtb and I. Jonathan Amstera,*
aDepartment of Chemistry, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA. E-mail: [email protected]
bDepartment of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Chemical and Biological Engineering, and Biology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180, USA.

Pages 287–296
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1344
Photoinduced intermolecular cross-linking of gas phase triacylglycerol lipid ions
Shuai Nie,a Huong T. Pham,b Stephen J. Blanksbyc and Gavin E. Reida,d,*
aDepartment of Chemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.
bDepartment of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, California, USA.
cCentral Analytical Research Facility, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
dSchool of Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bio21 Institute of Molecular Science and Biotechnology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 297–303
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1350
Age-related changes in the lateral lipid distribution in a human lens described by mass spectrometry imaging
Jaroslav Pol,a,# Helena Faltyskova,a Lukas Krasny,a,b Michael Volný,a,& Ondrej Vlacil,c Marian Hajduch,d Karel Lemra,e and Vladimir Havliceka,e,*
aInstitute of Microbiology ASCR, v.v.i., Videnska 1083, CZ 14220 Prague 4, Czech Republic. E-mail: [email protected]
bInstitute of Chemical Technology in Prague, Technicka 5, CZ 16228 Prague 6, Czech Republic
cDepartment of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacky University, CZ 77520 Olomouc, Czech Republic
dInstitute of Molecular and Translational Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacky University, Hněvotínská 5, 77900 Olomouc, Czech Republic
eRegional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials, Dept. Anal. Chem., Faculty of Science, Palacky University, 17.listopadu 12, 77146 Olomouc, Czech Republic
#Current address: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Slunecna 27,Prague, CZ 100 00, Czech Republic
&Current address: Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, 1013 NE 40th Street, Seattle, WA 98105, USA

Pages 305–312
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1347
Direct gas-phase detection of nerve and blister warfare agents utilizing active capillary plasma ionization mass spectrometry
J.-C. Wolf,a M. Schaer,b P. Siegenthalerb and R. Zenobia,*
aDepartment of Chemistry and Applied Bioscience, ETH Zurich, CH-8093 Zurich, Switzerland. E-mail: [email protected]
bFederal Office for Civil Protection, Spiez Laboratory, Analytical Chemistry Branch, CH-3700 Spiez, Switzerland

Pages 313–319
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1333
Polydimethylsiloxane extraction from silicone rubber into baked goods detected by direct analysis in real time mass spectrometry
Jürgen H. Gross
Institute of Organic Chemistry, Heidelberg University, Im Neuenheimer Feld 270, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany. Email: [email protected]

Pages 321–326
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1335
Mass spectrometric studies of fast pyrolysis of cellulose
John C. Degenstein,a Matt Hurt,b Priya Murria,b Mckay Easton,a Harshavardhan Choudhari,a Linan Yang,b James Riedeman,b Mark S. Carlsen,b John J. Nash,b Rakesh Agrawal,a W. Nicholas Delgass,a Fabio H. Ribeiroa and Hilkka I. Kenttämaa,b*
aSchool of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA.
bDepartment of Chemistry, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 327–334
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1309
Probe electrospray ionization (PESI) mass spectrometry with discontinuous atmospheric pressure interface (DAPI)
Dilshadbek T. Usmanov,a,b Subhrakanti Saha,a Lee Chuin Chen,c Satoshi Ninomiya,cMridul K. Mandala and Kenzo Hiraokaa
aClean Energy Research Center, University of Yamanashi, 4-3-11 Takeda, Kofu, Yamanashi, 400-8511 Japan. E-mail: [email protected]
bInstitute of Ion-Plasma and Laser Technologies, Dormon Yoli Street 33, Akademgorodok, Tashkent 100125, UzbekistanbInstitute of Ion-Plasma and Laser Technologies, Dormon Yoli Street 33, Akademgorodok, Tashkent 100125, UzbekistancInterdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine and Engineering, University of Yamanashi, 4-3-11 Takeda, Kofu, Yamanashi, 400-8511 Japanx

Pages 335–340
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1314
Determination of traces of uranium and thorium in titanium and copper used for the construction of the Russian Emission Detector 100 by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Sergey S. Poteshin,a Alexey A. Sysoev,a,b Sergey S. Lagunov,a Andrei Sereda,c Valery V. Sosnovtsev,a Alexander I. Bolozdynyaa and Yuriy B. Efremenkoa,d
aNational Research Nuclear University MEPhI, 115409, Kashirskoe shosse 31, Moscow, Russian Federation. E-mail: [email protected]
bLinantec Ltd, 115409, Kashirskoe shosse 31, Moscow, Russian Federation.
cFederal State Institution "111th Main Federal Center of medical and forensic examination of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation", Moscow, Russian Federation.
d University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA.

Pages 341–351
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1318
Integration of electrochemistry with ultra-performance liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry
Yi Cai,a Qiuling Zheng,a Yong Liu,b Roy Helmy,b Joseph A. Loo,c and Hao Chena
aCenter for Intelligent Chemical Instrumentation, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Edison Biotechnology Institute, Ohio University, Athens, OH, 45701 USA. Email: [email protected]
bDepartment of Process and Analytical Chemistry, Merck Research Laboratories, Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ 07065, USA
cDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Department of Biological Chemistry, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and UCLA/DOE Institute for Genomics and Proteomics, University of California-Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

Pages 353–359
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1363
Electrospray mass spectrometry with controlled in-source atomization (ERIAD) as a promising elemental method: evaluation of analytical features.
L.N.Gall,a N.S.Fomina,bc S.V.Masukevich,a,bO.A.Beliaevad and N.R.Galla,b,e
aInstitute for Analytical Instrumentation of RAS, Rizsky pr., 26, St.Petersburg, 190103 Russia
bIoffe Physico-Technical Institute of RAS, Politechnicheskaya, 26, St.Petersburg, 194021, Russia. E-mail: [email protected]
cShimadzu research laboratory Europe, Trafford Wharf Road, Stretford M17 1GP, Manchester, England.
dTECHNAN Ltd, St.Petersburg, Zeleznovodskaya, 17/5, 199155, Russia
eSaint-Petersburg State Polytechnical University, Politechnicheskaya, 29, St.Petersburg, Russia

Pages 361–368
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1364
Reversed phase liquid chromatography hyphenated to continuous flow–extractive desorption electrospray ionization–mass spectrometry for analysis and charge state manipulation of undigested proteins
Li Li,a Samuel H. Yang,a Veronika Vidova,b Elisa M. Rice,a Aruna B. Wijeratne,a Vladimír Havlíčekb,c and Kevin A. Schuga*
aDepartment of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, USA. E-mail: [email protected]
bInstitute of Microbiology, v.v.i., Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Vídeňská 1083, 14220, Prague, Czech Republic.
cRegional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Palacky University, 17.listopadu 12, 771 46 Olomouc, Czech Republic

Pages 369–376
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1365
A new liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry-based method to quantitate exogenous recombinant transferrin in cerebrospinal fluid: a potential approach for pharmacokinetic studies of transferrin-based therapeutics in the central nervous systems
Shunhai Wang, Cedric E. Bobst and Igor A. Kaltashov
Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, USA. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 377–389
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1358
Surface-induced dissociation: a unique tool for studying energetics and kinetics of the gas-phase fragmentation of large ions
Julia Laskin
Physical Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington 99354, USA. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 391–402
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1367
An electrospray ionization-ion mobility spectrometer as detector for high-performance liquid chromatography
Martin Zühlkea, Daniel Riebea, Toralf Beitza, Hans-Gerd Löhmannsröbena,*, Karl Zenichowskib, Marc Dienerb and Michael W. Linscheidc
aUniversity of Potsdam, Physical Chemistry, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25, 14476 Potsdam, Germany. E-mail: [email protected]
bKNAUER Wissenschaftliche Geräte GmbH, Hegauer Weg 38, 14163 Berlin, Germany.
cHumboldt University, Department of Chemistry, Brook-Taylor-Str. 2, 12489 Berlin-Adlershof, Germany.

Pages 403–411
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1353
Reactive matrices for matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry of primary amines
Vladimir G. Zaikin, Roman S. Borisov, Nikolai Yu. Polovkov and Mariya S. Slyundina
A.V. Topchiev Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prospect 29, 119991 Moscow, Russian Federation. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 413–421
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1319
Laser desorption ionization of stilbenes in crystalline sponge
Kazuaki Ohara, Ayaka Nakai and Kentaro Yamaguchi
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Kagawa Campus, Tokushima Bunri University, 1314-1 Shido, Sanuki, Kagawa 769-2193, Japan. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 423–432
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1355
How to deal with the "matrix effect" as an unavoidable phenomenon
Miroslav Ryska
Quinta-Analytica s.r.o., Pražská 1486/18c. Prague 10, Prague, Czech Republic. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 433–442
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1357
Application of positive mode atmospheric chemical ionisation to distinguish epimeric oleanolic and ursolic acids
Chloe Townley,a Rhea C. Brettell,b Richard D. Bowen,a Richard T. Gallagher,c and William H. C. Martina
aSchool of Chemistry and Forensic Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, UK. E-mail: [email protected]
bSchool of Archaeological Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, UK
cAstraZeneca Oncology iMed, Alderley Park, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 4TG, UK

Pages 443–449
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1375
Effect of magnetic field inhomogeneity on ion cyclotron motion coherence at high magnetic field
Gleb Vladimirova,b,c, Yury Kostyukevicha,b,c, Christopher L. Hendricksone,f, Greg T. Blakneye and Eugene Nikolaeva,b,c,d,g
aSkolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Skolkovo, Moscow Region, Russia. E-mail: [email protected]
bMoscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Dolgoprudny, Moscow region, Russia
cInstitute for Energy Problems of Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia
dEmanuel Institute of Biochemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
eIon Cyclotron Resonance Program, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, 1800 East Paul Dirac Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32310, USA
fDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University, 95 Chieftain Way, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
gV.N. Orekhovich Institute of Biomedical Chemistry, Moscow, Russia Institute of Biomedical Chemistry of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Pages 451–458
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1370
On the use of electron capture rate constants to describe electron capture dissociation mass spectrometry of peptides
Aleksey Vorobyev, Konstantin O. Zhurov, Ünige A. Laskay and Yury O. Tsybin*
Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 459–470
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1356
Ion coalescence in Fourier transform mass spectrometry: should we worry about this in shotgun proteomics?
Irina A. Tarasovaa, Alexey K. Surinb, Luca Fornellic,#, Marina L. Pridatchenkoa, Mariya Yu. Suvorinab, and Mikhail V. Gorshkova,d,*
aV.L. Talrose Institute for Energy Problems of Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, 38 Leninsky Pr., Bld. 2, Moscow 119334, Russia. E-mail: [email protected]
bInstitute of Protein Research, Russian Academy of Sciences, 4 Institutskaya Str., Pushchino 142292, Moscow region, Russia
cInstitute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.
dMoscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University), 9 Institutskii Per., Dolgoprudny 141700, Moscow Region, Russia
#Present address: Departments of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, Northwestern University, 2170 Campus Drive, Evanston, Illinois 60208

Pages 471–479
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1369
Effect of response factor variations on the response distribution of complex mixtures
Alexander Gundlach-Grahama and Christie G. Enkeb
aDepartment of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zurich, Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 1, CH-8093 Zurich, Switzerland.
bDepartment of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 8713, USA. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 481–486
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1349
Simple mass spectrometric method for the estimation of boron and aluminum in water at the parts per billion level
Nagasathiya Krishnan, Pachaiappan Raman and Vairamani Mariappanadar*
School of Bio Engineering, SRM University, Kattankulathur, Tamil Nadu 603203, India. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 487–495
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1305
The dehydrogenation of alcohols and hydrocarbons by atomic metal anions
Jaleh Halvachizadeh, Alex Mungham and Paul M. Mayer
Chemistry Department, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada K1N 6N5. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 497–516
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1334
Hydrated copper ion chemistry: guided ion beam and computational investigation of Cu2+(H2O)n (n = 7–10) complexes
Andrew F. Sweeney and P.B. Armentrout*
Department of Chemistry, University of Utah, 315 South 1400 East, Rm 2020, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, United States. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 517–532
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1321
Aluminum monocation basicity and affinity scales
Jean-François Gal,a Manuel Yáñezb and Otilia Mób
aInstitut de Chimie de Nice, UMR CNRS 7272, Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, 06108 NICE Cedex 2, France. E-mail:[email protected]
bDepartamento de Química, Facultad de Ciencias, Módulo 13, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Campus de Excelencia UAM-CSIC Cantoblanco, 28049-Madrid, Spain. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 533–543
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1324
Reactions of stabilized aliphatic carbanions with esters of formic acid in the gas phase
Beata Wileńska,a,b Paweł Świdera and Witold Danikiewicza
aInstitute of Organic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kasprzaka 44/52, Warsaw, Poland. E-mail: [email protected]
bUniversity of Warsaw, Faculty of Chemistry, Pasteura 1, 02-093 Warsaw, Poland

Pages 545–556
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1325
Unimolecular dissociation of anions derived from maleic acid (MaH2) in the gas phase: MaH and MaMgCl— relationship to Grignard chemistry and reductive CO2 fixation
Glenn B. S. Miller, Vincent Fäsekea and Einar Uggerud
Mass Spectrometry Laboratory and Centre of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Oslo, P.O. Box 1033 Blindern, N-0315 Oslo, Norway. E-mail: [email protected]
aPresent address: Department of Chemistry, University of Basel, St. Johanns-Ring 19, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland.

Pages 557–568
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1332
Gas-phase reactions of the rhenium oxide anions, [ReOx] (x = 2 – 4) with the neutral organic substrates methane, ethene, methanol and acetic acid
Valentino Canale, a–c Athanasios Zavras,a,b George N. Khairallah,a,b Nicola d'Alessandroc and Richard A. J. O'Haira,b*
aSchool of Chemistry and Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute, University of Melbourne, 30 Flemington Rd, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia. E-mail: [email protected]
bARC Centre of Excellence for Free Radical Chemistry and Biotechnology, School of Chemistry and Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute, University of Melbourne, 30 Flemington Rd, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
cDepartment of Engineering and Geology (INGEO), "G. d'Annunzio" University of Chieti and Pescara, Viale Pindaro, 42, I-65127 Pescara, Italy

Pages 569–577
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1320
Gas-phase spectroscopy of a vinylheptafulvene chromophore
Jonas Elm,a Mark Stockett,b Jørgen Houmøller,b Michael Åxman Petersen,a Kurt V. Mikkelsen,a Mogens Brøndsted Nielsena and Steen Brøndsted Nielsenb
aDepartment of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 5, DK-2100 Copenhagen, Denmark. E-mail: [email protected], [email protected]
bDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Ny Munkegade 120, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 579–587
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1323
Interaction of metal cations with alkylnitriles in the gas phase: solvation of metal ions by the hydrocarbon chain
Karl J. Jobst,a,b Johan K. Terlouw,b Theo Luider,c Nick A. van Huizenc,d and Peter C. Burgersc
aOntario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, 125 Resources Road, Toronto, Ontario M9P 3V6, Canada
bDepartment of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4M1, Canada
cDepartment of Neurology, Laboratory of Neuro-Oncology, Erasmus Medical Center, 3015 CN, The Netherlands. E-mail: [email protected]
dDepartment of Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, 3015 CN, The Netherlands

Pages 589–597
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1341
Gas-phase tyrosine-to-cysteine radical migration in model systems
Michael Lesslie,a Sandra Osburn,b Michael J. van Stipdonkb and Victor Ryzhova,*
aDepartment of Chemistry, and Biochemistry and Center for Biochemical and Biophysical Sciences, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois 60115, USA. Email: [email protected]
bDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282, USA

Pages 599–608
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1368
Photodissociation at various wavelengths: fragmentation studies of oxazine 170 using nanosecond laser pulses
Claus Gernert and Jürgen Grotemeyer*
Christian-Albrechts Universität zu Kiel, Max-Eyth-Straße 1, 24118 Kiel, Germany. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 609–621
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1326
Fragmentation of protonated 2-(2-phenylethyl)chromones from agarwood: the diagnostic role of ion/neutral complexes as reactive intermediates
Delan Yang,a Bing Xia,b Yan Jiang,b Wenli Meia,* and Dietmar Kuckc,*
aKey Laboratory of Biology and Genetic Resources of Tropical Crops, Ministry of Agriculture, Institute of Tropical Bioscience and Biotechnology, Chinese Academy of Tropical Agriculture Sciences, Haikou 571101, P.R. China. E-mail: [email protected]
bChengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu 610041, P. R. China
cDepartment of Chemistry, Bielefeld University,33615 Bielefeld, Germany. E-mail: [email protected]

Pages 623–633
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1310
Individual steps of the Mizoroki–Heck reaction and intrinsic reactivity of intermediate organopalladium complexes studied in the gas phase
Lukas Fiebig,a,* Joseph Held,b Hans-Günther Schmalza and Mathias Schäfera
aDepartment of Chemistry, Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Cologne, Greinstraße 4, 50939 Köln, Germany. E-mail: [email protected]; mathias.schä[email protected]
bDepartment of Chemistry, Institute of Theoretical Chemistry, University of Cologne, Greinstraße 4, 50939 Köln, Germany.

Pages 635–639
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1342
Isomerization of metastable amine radical cations by dissociation–recombination
Anders H. Pedersen, Christian B. O. Nielsen, Gustav Bojesen and Steen Hammerum*
Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 5, DK-2100 Copenhagen , Denmark. E-mail:[email protected]

Pages 641–647
doi: 10.1255/ejms.1360
On the role of a direct interaction between protein ions and solvent additives during protein supercharging by electrospray ionization mass spectrometry
Kevin A. Douglass and Andre R. Venter*
Department of Chemistry, Western Michigan University, 1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5413, United States. E-mail: [email protected]