Application Note ReView: AS245 – The Use of SIFT-MS in the Assessment of Food Quality: Smoked Salmon


25th October 2021

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Application Note ReView: AS245 – The Use of SIFT-MS in the Assessment of Food Quality using Smoked Salmon


This edition of Application Note ReView takes a look back at AS245: The Use of SIFT-MS in Food Quality Assessment.

The measurement of volatile compounds in food can be critical in understanding the flavour profile of a product and ensuring the quality and authenticity for the consumer.

The complexity of the matrix can sometimes present a challenge and can often require considerable sample preparation protocols to enable detection of analytes at low levels.


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Selected Ion Flow Tube Mass Spectrometry (SIFT-MS) is a real-time volatile organic compounds (VOC) analyser. It has the ability to detect analytes simultaneously at low concentrations with little or no sample preparation.

This application note demonstrates SIFT-MS food analysis, using SIFT-MS to compare the volatile profiles of smoked salmon samples and illustrates the potential of this approach for both targeted and untargeted analysis.


CLICK HERE to download the full AS245 – The Use of SIFT-MS in Food Quality Assessment Application Note. 



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