Peptide sequence tag

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IUPAC RECOMMENDATIONS 2013
Peptide sequence tag
Sequence of peptide ion fragment masses that can be used to aid in the identification of the amino acid sequence.
Note: Sequence tags are often obtained in tandem mass spectrometry analysis of peptides from an unknown protein that has been chemically or enzymatically cleaved into peptide fragments.
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Reference(s):

M. Mann, M. Wilm. Anal. Chem. 66, 4390 (1994). (http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ac00096a002 )

From Definitions of Terms Relating to Mass Spectrometry (IUPAC Recommendations 2013); DOI: 10.1351/PAC-REC-06-04-06 © IUPAC 2013.

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