Monitoring Dynamic Changes of the Cell Surface Glycoproteome by Quantitative Proteomics

  • Mathias Kalxdorf
  • Hans Christian Eberl
  • Marcus Bantscheff
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1647)


The analysis of the cell surface accessible proteome provides invaluable information about cellular identity, cellular functions, and interactions. Cell surface labeling in combination with quantitative proteomics enables the unbiased identification and quantification of cell surface proteins. We describe a fast, efficient, and robust protocol for the enrichment of the N-linked plasma membrane glycoproteome and subsequent analysis by mass spectrometry. Precise and multiplexed quantification of relative changes of cell surface protein presentation is enabled by an isobaric labeling strategy.

Key words

N-Glycoproteomics Isobaric mass tags Mass spectrometry Plasma membrane proteome dynamics Biotinylation 



We would like to thank all our colleagues at Cellzome for support and fruitful discussions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mathias Kalxdorf
    • 1
  • Hans Christian Eberl
    • 1
  • Marcus Bantscheff
    • 1
  1. 1.Cellzome, A GSK CompanyHeidelbergGermany

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