, Volume 404, Issue 4, pp 931-932
Date: 16 Aug 2012

Peptide sequencing challenge

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We would like to invite you to participate in the Analytical Challenge, a series of puzzles to entertain and challenge our readers. This special ABC feature has established itself as a truly unique quiz series, with a new scientific puzzle published every other month. Readers can access the complete collection of published problems with their solutions on the Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry homepage athttp://www.springer.com/abc. Test your knowledge and tease your wits in diverse areas of analytical and bioanalytical chemistry by viewing this collection.

In the present challenge, peptide sequencing is the topic. And please note that there is a prize to be won (a Springer book of your choice up to a value of € 75). Please read on…

Meet the peptide sequencing challenge

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