Encyclopedia of Systems Biology

2013 Edition
| Editors: Werner Dubitzky, Olaf Wolkenhauer, Kwang-Hyun Cho, Hiroki Yokota

Proteotypic Peptides

  • Animesh Bhattacharya
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9863-7_1475


Proteotypic peptides are defined as the peptides that uniquely identify each protein and are consistently observed when a sample mixture is interrogated by a (tandem) mass spectrometer (Mallick et al. 2007).


  1. Mallick P et al (2007) Computational prediction of proteotypic peptides for quantitative proteomics. Nat Biotechnol 25(1):125–31PubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Dermatology, Venereology and AllergologyUniversity of LeipzigLeipzigGermany