NIST 14 Glycan MS/MS Library

NIST 14 Glycan MS/MS Library contents:

  • 5,305 positive and negative ion spectra of 113 glycans (extracted from the NIST 14 Tandem Library)
  • MS Search v. 2.2 software

Release Date: June 2014

After downloading: Unzip the file and launch nistms.exe. Once inside MS Search, click on the Names tab at the bottom. From there you can browse through the glycan spectra.

Glycan MS/MS Library Download and Installation


Download Readme_Glylib.txt file to your computer: Glycan MS/MS Library Read Me File.

Download the installation file to your computer: Glycan MS/MS Library Installation ZIP archive.


At this point, if NIST MS Search is running on the computer, close it. Extract the downloaded ZIP file in Windows Explorer. Run nistms.exe.


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chemdata/glycan-library.txt · Last modified: 2015/10/08 11:00 (external edit)

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