Bioanalysis Zone

Nano-LC in proteomics: recent advances and approaches

0

In proteomics, nano-LC is arguably the most common tool for separating peptides/proteins prior to MS. The main advantage of nano-LC is enhanced sensitivity, as compounds enter the MS in more concentrated bands. This is particularly relevant for determining low abundant compounds in limited samples. Nano-LC columns can produce peak capacities of 1000 or more, and very narrow columns can be used to perform proteomics of 1000 cells or less. Also, nano-LC can be coupled with online add-ons such as selective trap columns or enzymatic reactors, for faster and more automated analysis. Nano-LC is today an established tool for research laboratories; but can nano-LC-based systems soon be ready for more routine settings, such as in clinics?

To view restricted content, please:
Share:

Leave A Comment

Please wait...

Bioanalysis Zone New Investigator Award

Why not start this year by doing something good by nominating an early career scientist for the Bioanalysis Zone New Investigator Award. Complete the details below to register your interest!