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 $27 $40.50
  Desalting, per sample $13.50 $20.50
Mass Spectrometry - QSTAR hybrid Q-TOF      
  Sample fractionation and digestion, 1st sample $128 $192
  Sample fractionation and digestion, 2nd sample $64 $96
  Sample fractionation and digestion, samples 3-8 $32 $48
  LC-MS, protein identification, per sample $96 $144
  LC-MS, intact protein MW determination, per sample $96 $144
  Data analysis, high complexity samples, per hour $59 $88.50
  --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 $236 $472
  Simple sample, protein identification, samples 2-12 $49 $98
  Simple sample, phosphorylation enrichment or post-translational modification identification, 1st sample $375 $750
  Simple sample, phosphorylation enrichment or post-translational modification identification, samples 2-12 $96 $192
  Complex sample, protein identification $295 $590
  Complex sample, phosphorylation enrichment $428 $856
  Complex sample, tyrosine phosphorylation enrichment $589 $1178
  Complex sample, other post-translation modification enrichment $643 $1286
  Manual validation of spectra, per hour $108 $216
  --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 $386 $772
  TMT 6plex $579 $1158
  iTRAQ 8plex $771 $1542
  TMT 10plex $965 $1930
  SILAC (2 or 3 variables) $128 $256
  Isoelectric focusing (6 fractions) $750 $1500
  --prices also available for users to run their own samples
Mass spectrometry-API-4000      
  Training $64 $128
  Independent instrument use $22 $44

The above fee schedule is effective as of July 1, 2018.

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.