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peptide mapping

Analysis of peptides that are generated from the digestion or fragmentation of a protein or mixture of proteins, by electrophoresis; chromatography; or mass spectometry. The resulting peptide fingerprints are analyzed for a variety of purposes including the identification of the proteins in a sample, genetic polymorphisms, patterns of gene expression, and patterns diagnostic for diseases.
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  • peptide fingerprint
  • protein footprinting
  • protein fingerprinting
  • peptide fingerprinting
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