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Discoveries Interview: Professor Roman Zubarev on the revolution in polypeptide sequencing

DISCOVERIES (ISSN 2359-7232), 2015


Discoveries Interview: Professor Roman Zubarev on the revolution in polypeptide sequencing. Discoveries 2015; 3(3): e47. DOI: 10.15190/d.2015.39; 

Submitted: July 10, 2015Revised: July 24, 2015; Accepted: July 24, 2015; Published: July 27, 2015;


Discoveries Interview: Professor Roman Zubarev on the revolution in polypeptide sequencing

Dr. Roman Zubarev, PhD, is a professor of medical proteomics in the Division of Chemistry I, and the Head of the Medical Biochemistry & Biophysics at at KAROLINSKA Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Professor Zubarev is well known for the development of the fragmentation technique of electron capture dissociation with professor Neil Kelleher (while in Fred McLafferty’s laboratory at Cornell University). He received several important prizes, including the 2007 Biemann Medal for the discovery of the electron capture dissociation for MS.

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1. Zubarev RA, Kelleher NL. McLafferty FW. Electron Capture Dissociation of Multiply Charged Protein Cations. A Non-ergodic Process. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 3265-3266.

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2. Zubarev RA, Zubarev AR, Savitski MM. Electron Capture/Transfer versus Collisionally Activated/ Induced Dissociations: Solo or Duet? J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 2008, 19, 753-761.

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