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Introduction to Proteomics

Introduction to Proteomics

Agnieszka Kraj (Editor), Jerzy Silberring (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-05535-9

Oct 2008

376 pages

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Introduction to Proteomics is written by seasoned researchers with years of practical experience. In addition to comprehensive discussions of the basic concepts, techniques, and applications of the subject, the text also includes an extensive glossary and a chapter containing laboratory exercises and protocols. While mass spectrometry is central to proteomics, the book discusses all of the analytical techniques a student is likely to need when faced with real-world problems, such as sample preparation, chromatographic and electrophoretic separation, micro-total analysis systems, and bioinformatics.

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1. Introduction to Proteomics and Strategy for Proteins Identification.

2. Sample Preparation.

3. Chromatographic Separation Methods.

3.1. Liquid Chromatography Linked to Mass Spectrometry.

3.2. Multidimensional Liquid Chromatography Combined with Mass Spectrometry.

4. Electrophoretic Separation Methods.

4.1. One-Dimensional Gel Electrophoresis.

4.2. Two-Dimensional Gel Electrophoresis.

5. Capillary Electrophoresis.

6. Protein Blotting.

7. Introduction to Proteins and Peptides Mass Spectrometry.

7.1. Electrospray Ionization (ESI).

7.2. Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization (MALDI).

7.3. Imaging Mass Spectrometry.

7.4. Fragmentation and Sequencing in Proteomics.

7.5. Protein Identification by Mass Spectrometry.

7.6. Chemical Derivatization for Sequence Analysis.

8. Protein Modifications.

9. Microfluidics.

10. Proteomics.

10.1. Quantitative Proteomics.

10.2. Structural Proteomics.

10.3. Functional Proteomics.

10.4. Clinical Proteomics.

11. Bioinformatics.

12. Appendix.

13. The Laboratory Practicals.

13.1. Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis under Denaturing Conditions.

13.2. Preparation of the In-Gel Separated Proteins for Mass Spectrometry.

13.3. Bioinformatic Tools for Protein Identification.

13.4. LC-MS and LC-MS/MS - Proteomics Applications.

13.5. Enzyme Kinetics.

13.6. Internet Databases.

""This work will be a useful tool for students of biotechnology, and it will also serve as an excellent reference for researchers interested in applying proteomics to their own investigations."" (CHOICE, August 2009)