, Volume 65, Issue 9–10, pp 511–518 | Cite as

Chromatographic Techniques for the Separation of Peptides: Application to Proteomics

  • Srinubabu GedelaEmail author
  • Narasimha Rao Medicherla


The greatest challenge for proteomics is the inherently complex nature of cellular proteomes as they are highly dynamic entities. High performance liquid chromatography is an indispensable tool in proteomics research, providing high-speed, high sensitivity separation and good resolution of proteins and peptides. Chromatographic sciences have played an animated, bustling and critical role in many fields, the next challenging analytical project for the chromatographic scientists is in the area of proteomics. Which type of analysis best determines the optimal separation technique for any proteomic study? The aim of this review is to outline the different chromatographic strategies that have been employed for analysis of complex mixtures of proteins/peptides, highlighting the role of liquid chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry.


Column liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry Peptide separation Proteomics 



The author (Srinubabu Gedela) express hearty thanks to Professor A. Ravi Prasad (Department Head), Professor Allam Appa Rao (Principal AU Engg. College) to nominate IYBA 2006; Professor V.L.N. Seshgiri Rao (Pharmaceutical Analysis), Dr. B.V.V. Ratnam (Johns Hopkins University, USA) for their Moral support, Lotus labs (Actavis), Bangalore where I enhance my knowledge on biological samples handling and financial support from TEQIP grants.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Biotechnology, Department of Chemical EngineeringAndhra UniversityVisakhapatnamIndia

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