The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MITThe David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

National Cancer Institute Cancer Center

Science + Engineering... Conquering Cancer Together

Pricing (Mass Spectrometry)

Service Description KI MIT (non-KI)
Mass Spectrometry - MALDI-TOF      
  Analysis $25 $37.50
  Desalting, per sample $12 $18
Mass Spectrometry- LTQ ion trap or QSTAR hybrid Q-TOF      
  Sample fractionation and digestion, 1st sample $120 $180
  Sample fractionation and digestion, 2nd sample $60 $90
  Sample fractionation and digestion, samples 3-8 $30 $45
  LC-MS, protein identification, per sample $90 $135
  LC-MS, intact protein MW determination, per sample $90 $135
  Data analysis, high complexity samples, per hour $55 $82.50
  --digestions using enzymes other than trypsin, chymotrypsin or endoproteinase aspN will require an additional charge that will be quoted in advance
  --sample clean-up requiring non standard filter media may require an additional charge, which will be quoted in advance
Mass Spectrometry- Q-Exactive LC-MS/MS (includes spectrum analysis for protein identification and quantitation with database search)      
  Simple sample, protein identification, 1st sample $220 $440
  Simple sample, protein identification, samples 2-12 $45 $90
  Simple sample, phosphorylation enrichment or post-translational modification identification, 1st sample $350 $700
  Simple sample, phosphorylation enrichment or post-translational modification identification, samples 2-12 $90 $180
  Complex sample, protein identification $275 $550
  Complex sample, phosphorylation enrichment $400 $800
  Complex sample, tyrosine phosphorylation enrichment $550 $1100
  Complex sample, other post-translation modification enrichment $600 $1200
  Manual validation of spectra, per hour $100 $200
  --prices also available for users to run their own samples
  --digestions using enzymes other than trypsin will require an additional charge that will be quoted in advance
Mass spectrometry- Q-Exactive- Quantitation and Fractionation Add-ons (add to relevant fee above)      
  iTRAQ 4plex $360 $720
  TMT 6plex $540 $1080
  iTRAQ 8plex $720 $1440
  TMT 10plex $900 $1800
  SILAC (2 or 3 variables) $120 $240
  Isoelectric focusing (6 fractions) $700 $1400
  --prices also available for users to run their own samples
Mass spectrometry-API-4000      
  Training $60 $120
  Independent instrument use $20 $40

The above fee schedule is effective as of July 1, 2016.

Note: rates are set periodically, based on operating costs and in accordance with MIT and NCI policies. They are reviewed and approved annually by the MIT Office of Cost Analysis. Services are billed at the rate listed on the date of service delivery.