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Proteomics pp 61-67 | Cite as

Full Membrane Protein Coverage Digestion and Quantitative Bottom-Up Mass Spectrometry Proteomics

  • Joseph Capri
  • Julian P. WhiteleggeEmail author
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Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1550)

Abstract

A true and accurate bottom-up global proteomic measurement will only be achieved when all proteins in a sample can be digested efficiently and at least some peptides recovered on which to base an estimate of abundance. Integral membrane proteins make up around one-third of the proteome and require specialized protocols if they are to be successfully solubilized for efficient digestion by the enzymes used in bottom-up proteomics. The protocol described relies upon solubilization using the detergents sodium deoxycholate and lauryl sarcosine with heating to 95 °C. A subset of peptides is purified by reverse-phase solid-phase extraction and fractionated by strong-cation exchange prior to nano-liquid chromatography with data-dependent tandem mass spectrometry. For quantitative proteomics experiments a protocol is described for stable-isotope coding of peptides using dimethylation of primary amines allowing for three-way sample multiplexing.

Key words

Trypsin Electrospray ionization Proteome StageTip Dimethylation Phase transfer 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PharmacologyDavid Geffen School of Medicine, UCLALos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.The Pasarow Mass Spectrometry LaboratoryThe Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLALos AngelesUSA

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