As a reference proteomics center, the Proteomics Unit has state-of-the-art equipment consisiting on high resolution liquid chromatography and electrophoresis systems, and four advanced mass spectrometers to identify and quantify the proteins of interest.

The instruments available at the Proteomics Unit cover the most advanced techniques of the proteomics field, and are accessible to national and international scientists.

Mass spectrometers
  • LTQ-Orbitrap Fusion Lumos (Thermo) Purchase year: 2015.

  • Q-TOF 5600 (Sciex). Purchase year: 2013.

  • Q-Trap 5500 (Sciex). Purchase year: 2011.

  • LTQ-Orbitrap Velos Pro (Thermo). Purchase year: 2010.

  • LTQ-Orbitrap XL (Thermo). Purchase year: 2008.

Chromatographic systems
  • 1x Nano-HPLC chromatographic equipment (Agilent)

  • 2x Nano-HPLC chromatographic (Eksigent)

  • 3x Nano-HPLC chromatographic (Thermo Proxeon)

  • 1x Micro-HPLC chromatographic equipment (Agilent)

Computer resources
  • HP Server X5660 DL360G6/G7 (2xCPU, 12 cores, 64 GB RAM).

  • ProLiant BL460c Gen9 (2xCPU E5-2690 v4, 28 cores, 64 GB)

Software suites and packages
  • Mascot Server v2.4 (Matrix Science).

  • Proteome Discoverer v2.1 (Thermo).

  • PEAKS 7.0 (Peaks).

  • Progenesis 2.0 (Waters)

  • Open Source packages installed as part of the data analysis pipeline: Transproteomics Pipeline, OpenMS 1.9, PeptideShaker, OMSSA, XTandem.