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|Title: ||ETD Allows for Native Surface Mapping of a 150 kDa Noncovalent Complex on a Commercial Q-TWIMS-TOF Instrument|
|Authors: ||Lermyte, Frederik|
Williams, Jonathan P.
Brown, Jeffery M.
|Issue Date: ||2014|
|Citation: ||JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR MASS SPECTROMETRY, 25 (3), p. 343-350|
|Abstract: ||Top-down approaches for the characterization of intact proteins and macromolecular complexes are becoming increasingly popular, since they potentially simplify and speed up the assignment process. Here we demonstrate how, on a commercially available Q-TWIMS-TOF instrument, we performed topdown ETD of the native form of tetrameric alcohol dehydrogenase. We achieved good sequence coverage throughout the first 81 N-terminal amino acids of ADH, with the exception of a loop located on the inside of the protein. This is in agreement with the exposed parts of the natively folded protein according to the crystal structure. Choosing the right precursor charge state and applying supplemental activation were found to be key to obtaining a high ETD fragmentation efficiency. Finally, we briefly discuss opportunities to further increase the performance of ETD based on our results.|
|Notes: ||Sobott, F (reprint author), Univ Antwerp, Dept Chem, Biomol & Analyt Mass Spectrometry Grp, Groenenborgerlaan 171, B-2020 Antwerp, Belgium.
|ISI #: ||000330831900006|
|Type: ||Journal Contribution|
|Validation: ||ecoom, 2015|
|Appears in Collections: ||Research publications|
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