Online Effective Identification of Glycopeptide Using Liquid Chromatography Combined with Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry (FTICR-MS)*


The detailed glycan structural analysis of glycoprotein is amenable to glycopeptide enrichment. Here, we develop a simple, effective and economical approach to enrich glycopeptides from proteolytically digested peptide mixtures by chromatographic column packed with graphite carbon and activated charcoal (G/A-column). Glycopeptide from ovalbumin was efficiently enriched by homemade G/A-column using liquid chromatography and the structure of glycopeptide was obtained by tandem mass spectrometry using Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry. The results in this study demonstrate that G/A-column can be used to enrich N-glycolpeptides and be benefit for online identification of glycopeptide using LC-MS.

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Xin, L. , Hou, L. , Zhou, Y. , Wang, H. and Yu, H. (2015) Online Effective Identification of Glycopeptide Using Liquid Chromatography Combined with Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry (FTICR-MS)*. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology, 6, 624-628. doi: 10.4236/abb.2015.69065.

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