Journal of Biomolecular NMR

, Volume 52, Issue 4, pp 283–288 | Cite as

Simultaneous acquisition of PAR and PAIN spectra

  • Anders B. Nielsen
  • Kathrin Székely
  • Julia Gath
  • Matthias Ernst
  • Niels Chr. Nielsen
  • Beat H. MeierEmail author


We present a scheme that allows the simultaneous detection of PAR and PAIN correlation spectra in a single two-dimensional experiment. For both spectra, we obtain almost the same signal-to-noise ratio as if a PAR or PAIN spectrum is recorded separately, which in turn implies that one of the spectra may be considered additional information for free. The experiment is based on the observation that in a PAIN experiment, the PAR condition is always also fulfilled. The performance is demonstrated experimentally using uniformly 13C,15N-labeled samples of N–f–MLF–OH and ubiquitin.


Solid-state NMR PAR PAIN CP-MAS 



This work was supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (Grant 200020_134681).The European Commission under the Seventh Framework Program (FP7), contract Bio-NMR 261863 and the Danish National Research Foundation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anders B. Nielsen
    • 1
  • Kathrin Székely
    • 1
  • Julia Gath
    • 1
  • Matthias Ernst
    • 1
  • Niels Chr. Nielsen
    • 2
  • Beat H. Meier
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Physical Chemistry, ETH ZürichZürichSwitzerland
  2. 2.Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) and Department of ChemistryCenter for Insoluble Protein Structures (inSPIN), University of AarhusAarhus CDenmark

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