Mass Spectrometry in Protein Characterization
Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
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How to Cite
Steen, H. and Pandey, A. 2006. Mass Spectrometry in Protein Characterization. eLS. .
- Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
The complete complement of proteins in a cell, the proteome, is highly complex because a single protein can exist in several different forms. Mass spectrometry has emerged as the tool of choice for protein identification as well as for characterization of posttranslational modifications.
- mass spectrometry;