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Impact of Temperature Dependent Sampling Procedures in Proteomics and Peptidomics: A Characterization of the Liver and Pancreas Post Mortem Degradome
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences. (Division of Toxicology)
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Clinical Pharmacology.
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2011 (English)In: Molecular & Cellular Proteomics, ISSN 1535-9476, E-ISSN 1535-9484, Vol. 10, no 3, M900229MCP200- p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Little is known about the nature of post mortem degradation of proteins and peptides on a global level, the so-called degradome. This is especially true for nonneural tissues. Degradome properties in relation to sampling procedures on different tissues are of great importance for the studies of, for instance, post translational modifications and/or the establishment of clinical biobanks. Here, snap freezing of fresh(< 2 min post mortem time) mouse liver and pancreas tissue is compared with rapid heat stabilization with regard to effects on the proteome (using two-dimensional differential in-gel electrophoresis) and peptidome (using label free liquid chromatography). We report several proteins and peptides that exhibit heightened degradation sensitivity, for instance superoxide dismutase in liver, and peptidyl-prolyl cis-trans isomerase and insulin C-peptides in pancreas. Tissue sampling based on snap freezing produces a greater amount of degradation products and lower levels of endogenous peptides than rapid heat stabilization. We also demonstrate that solely snap freezing related degradation can be attenuated by subsequent heat stabilization. We conclude that tissue sampling involving a rapid heat stabilization step is preferable to freezing with regard to proteomic and peptidomic sample quality.

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2011. Vol. 10, no 3, M900229MCP200- p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-149583DOI: 10.1074/mcp.M900229-MCP200ISI: 000287847200027PubMedID: 20110281OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-149583DiVA: diva2:405143
Available from: 2011-03-21 Created: 2011-03-21 Last updated: 2011-12-19Bibliographically approved

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