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peptide map

[′pep‚tīd ‚map]
(cell and molecular biology)
A fragmentation pattern generated by digestion of a particular protein with proteolytic enzymes of known specificity; used in protein identification.
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Differential peptide display (DPD[TM]; BioVisioN) (7-9) is a technique that generates comprehensive peptide maps of ~3000 peptides covering a mass range of 950-15 000 Da from a biological sample.
To identify the Va134Leu polymorphism in the activation peptide of FXIIIA, blood samples from 10 healthy volunteers were subjected to DPD analysis and individual peptide maps were generated.