Initial Methionine E Coli

Luc CAMOIN camoin at cochin.inserm.fr
Mon Feb 14 09:11:51 EST 2000


Dear Netters,

I purified a recombinant protein from E Coli. The N-terminal sequence and
Mass spectrometry experiments show that the initial methionine is eliminated
in 90% of the purified protein.

Does anyone have any explanation about this phenomenon?


Thanks in advance

Luc CAMOIN

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Luc CAMOIN
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Institut Cochin de Génétique Moléculaire / Groupe Chimie des Protéines
Laboratoire d'Immuno-Pharmacologie Moleculaire / CNRS UPR 415
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75014 Paris France 
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