TitleCurrent peptidomics: applications, purification, identification, quantification, and functional analysis.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsDallas, DC, Guerrero, A, Parker, EA, Robinson, RC, Gan, J, J German, B, Barile, D, Lebrilla, CB
Date Published2015 Mar

Peptidomics is an emerging field branching from proteomics that targets endogenously produced protein fragments. Endogenous peptides are often functional within the body-and can be both beneficial and detrimental. This review covers the use of peptidomics in understanding digestion, and identifying functional peptides and biomarkers. Various techniques for peptide and glycopeptide extraction, both at analytical and preparative scales, and available options for peptide detection with MS are discussed. Current algorithms for peptide sequence determination, and both analytical and computational techniques for quantification are compared. Techniques for statistical analysis, sequence mapping, enzyme prediction, and peptide function, and structure prediction are explored.