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Protein and Peptide Analysis by Mass Spectrometry

  • John R. Chapman

Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology™ book series (MIMB, volume 61)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. John R. Chapman
    Pages 9-28
  3. Dominic M. Desiderio
    Pages 57-65
  4. Yoshinao Wada
    Pages 101-113
  5. Brenda L. Schwartz, David C. Gale, Richard D. Smith
    Pages 115-127
  6. Rachele R. Ogorzalek Loo, Natalie Dales, Philip C. Andrews
    Pages 141-160
  7. Thomas W. Keough, Yiping Sun, Bobby L. Barnett, Martin P. Lacey, Mark D. Bauer, Ellen S. Wang et al.
    Pages 171-183
  8. Yiping Sun, Mark D. Bauer, Thomas W. Keough, Martin P. Lacey
    Pages 185-210
  9. Geert Jan Rademaker, Jane Thomas-Oates
    Pages 231-241
  10. Ronald W. A. Oliver, Michael P. Carrier
    Pages 295-309
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 311-350

About this book

Introduction

The purpose of the preface is to explain the book's objectives and how to use it; give warnings, disclaimers, and the like.* The main objective of Protein and Peptide Analysis by Mass Spec­ trometry is quite straightforward—to present authoritative, up-to-date, and practical accounts of the use of mass spectrometry in the analysis of pep­ tides and proteins. How to use it? Every reader will have their own particular interests and will surely be drawn toward the chapters that cover these interests. Within the remaining chapters, however, techniques are described with analytical possibilities that such a reader can then only guess at. So, read the book fully. Again, as is customary in the Methods in Molecular Biology series, the chapter format (Introduction, Materials, Methods, and Notes) allows the authors to introduce the techniques, to explain their relevance and applicability, and, above all, to provide detail—detail that represents each author's accumulated experience and enables the reader to use and benefit from these methods. So, read the book fully, and read it diligently. Warnings and disclaimers: Mass spectrometry today offers the pro­ tein chemist ready access to a wealth of information that is otherwise avail­ able only with great difficulty, or perhaps not at all. With this goal in sight, any warnings and disclaimers will almost surely be ignored. So, a warning anyway; the use of mass spectrometry might be habit forming.

Editors and affiliations

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Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1385/0896033457
  • Copyright Information Humana Press 1996
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Springer Protocols
  • Print ISBN 978-0-89603-345-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-59259-547-1
  • Series Print ISSN 1064-3745
  • Series Online ISSN 1940-6029
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