Dissociation of different conformations of ubiquitin ions.


The fragmentation pathways of different conformations of three charge states of ubiquitin ions are examined using ion mobility/collisional activation/time-of-flight techniques. Mass spectra for fragments for different conformers of a single charge state appear to be identical (within the experimental reproducibility). These results are consistent with a mechanism in which different conformers of each charge state rearrange to similar dissociation transition states prior to fragment formation.

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@article{Badman2002DissociationOD, title={Dissociation of different conformations of ubiquitin ions.}, author={Ethan R. Badman and Cherokee S. Hoaglund-Hyzer and David E. Clemmer}, journal={Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry}, year={2002}, volume={13 6}, pages={719-23} }