Proteomic Protocol in Esophageal Adenocarcinoma

  • Peter Kelly
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1756)


The technique of surface-enhanced laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight SELDI-TOF mass spectrometry could be used to establish serum or plasma proteomic profiles in esophageal adenocarcinoma. The protein profiles in patients may be used to predict survival and monitor response to chemotherapy in patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma. Here, a protocol for sample preparation from esophageal adenocarcinoma, analysis of proteomic profiles, and collection of protein fractions for identification of significant peaks is presented.

Key words

Proteomic profile Mass spectrometry Protein chips SELDI-TOF MS Protein fractionation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Axis ShieldDundeeUK

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