Analysis of a Single Fly Using Mass Spectrometry (image) University of Hawaii at Manoa Share Print E-Mail Caption Analysis of a single fly using mass spectrometry. The fly is held by forceps in the mass spectrometer inlet. This form of analysis revealed that knockdown of spidey resulted in a near-complete loss of hydrophobic waxes on the insect surface. Credit Chiang, et al. (2016) Usage Restrictions Image may be used with appropriate caption and credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.