Tracking proteins?

Dr Engelbert Buxbaum eb15 at le.ac.uk
Tue Aug 18 18:33:52 EST 1998


Aaron Lewis wrote:
> 
> Does anyone have any experience (or suggestions) on how to track proteins
> and pepidoglycans as they move through a food chain?  
> The only technology we can think of is C-14 labeling.

There are people who use stable isotope labeling (like C-13, O-18) for
such purposes. Obviously a lot safer than radioisotopes, but you need
access to a mass spectrometer.



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