Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology

, Volume 183, Issue 3, pp 923–930 | Cite as

A Method for Microalgae Proteomics Analysis Based on Modified Filter-Aided Sample Preparation

  • Song Li
  • Xupeng CaoEmail author
  • Yan Wang
  • Zhen Zhu
  • Haowei Zhang
  • Song XueEmail author
  • Jing TianEmail author


With the fast development of microalgal biofuel researches, the proteomics studies of microalgae increased quickly. A filter-aided sample preparation (FASP) method is widely used proteomics sample preparation method since 2009. Here, a method of microalgae proteomics analysis based on modified filter-aided sample preparation (mFASP) was described to meet the characteristics of microalgae cells and eliminate the error caused by over-alkylation. Using Chlamydomonas reinhardtii as the model, the prepared sample was tested by standard LC-MS/MS and compared with the previous reports. The results showed mFASP is suitable for most of occasions of microalgae proteomics studies.


FASP mFASP Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Proteomics Sample preparation 



This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 31470432) and Provincial Natural Science Foundation of Liaoning (No. 2014020090). The authors also want to express their thanks to Dr. Qin Hong Qing’s constructive discussions on the setting of the mass spectrum parameters.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of BioengineeringDalian Polytechnic UniversityDalianChina
  2. 2.Marine Bioengineering GroupDalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CASDalianChina
  3. 3.Novel Technology and Materials for Separation and Detection of Biomolecules GroupDalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CASDalianChina

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