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Wiley KnowItAll Mass Spec Training - Part 4: SearchIt/MineIt; Novel New Adaptive Library Search

Fr, 3.11.2023
| Original article from: Mass Spec Interpretation Services/James Little
In the fourth part of the KnowItAll Software series, we will look at SearchIt a MineIt modules for Adaptive Library Search.
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James Little: Wiley KnowItAll Mass Spec Training - Part 4: SearchIt/MineIt; Novel New Adaptive Library Search

Wiley released a KnowItAll version with many new powerful electron ionization gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (EI GC-MS) capabilities. I have developed FREE training videos and associated handouts covering basic and advanced MS topics that will be helpful to the new user.

Also, a Quick Reference Guide. is available.

KnowItAll is a vendor neutral data processing solution for spectral analyses which will be very valuable in unknown identifications.

It processes IR, Raman, MS, NMR, and UV data employing a large number of file formats (>170) and a total of 2.5 million reference spectra.

  • ~264K IR
  • ~25K Raman
  • ~1.25M EI mass spec
  • ~894K NMR
  • ~30K UV

Highlights:

  • Deconvolution/very fast library searching of accurate/nominal mass GC-MS data
  • Easy manual processing of nominal and accurate mass GC-MS data
  • Fast EI searches of >1.2 million spectra in <0.5 seconds
  • Amazing adaptive search for unknown ID by extending usefulness of all libraries
  • Transfer structures and spectra between NIST search and KnowItAll
  • Easy structure drawing and structure searches
  • Conversion of NIST user libraries to Wiley format
  • Easy creation of libraries using links to MS interpreter and PubChem

In the fourth part we will look at:

Detailed Handouts including tables of content are available in the LabRulezGCMS library.

  • KnowItAll Adaptive Search (Patented)
  • Setup for Adaptive Search
  • Viewing Results of the Adaptive Search
  • Associating Some Simple Structures with DeltaMass Values
  • Some Other Resources on the Internet for Wiley Adaptive and NIST Hybrid Searches
  • Conclusions

Future parts will focus on:

  • Part 1. KnowIt All Introduction
  • Part 2. ProcessIt for Manual Processing of EI GC-MS Data
  • Part 3. SearchIt/MineIt: Similarity Library Search
  • Part 5. SearchIt/MineIt: Unresolved Peak Analyses and Library Search
  • Part 6. MS Expert: Deconvolution of Mixtures with Library Search
  • Part 7. Interchange of Spectra Between KnowItAll and NIST Search
  • Part 8. Tips for Drawing Structures and Structure Searches in ChemWindow
  • Part 9. Structure Interchange Between KnowItAll and NIST plus MS Interpreter
  • Part 10. Converting NIST Libraries to Wiley Format
  • Part 11. Making a User Library Using NIST MS Interpreter and PubChem
  • Part 12. Real World Example with IR and MS Combined searches
James Little/Mass Spec Interpretation Services
 

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