Peptidomics pp 207-216 | Cite as

Peptidome Analysis of Mouse Liver Tissue by Size Exclusion Chromatography Prefractionation

  • Lianghai Hu
  • Mingliang Ye
  • Hanfa Zou
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 615)


Here we report our approach to the peptidomic analysis of mouse liver. We use ultrafiltration for peptide prefractionation, which is followed by size exclusion chromatography. The low molecular weight peptides (MW below ~3 kDa) are analysed directly by nanoLC-MS/MS, and the higher molecular weight peptides (MW above ~3 kDa) are characterized with MALDI-TOF MS first and then proteolytically digested prior to nanoLC-MS/MS analyses.

Key words

Mouse liver peptidomics ultrafiltration size exclusion chromatography multidimensional separation mass spectrometry 



This work was supported by National Natural Sciences Foundation of China (No. 20735004), the China High Technology Research Program Grant (2006AA02A309) and the Knowledge Innovation program of DICP to H. Zou.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lianghai Hu
    • 1
  • Mingliang Ye
    • 1
  • Hanfa Zou
    • 1
  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Separation Science for Analytical ChemistryNational Chromatographic R&A Centre, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of SciencesDalianChina

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