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DC Biosciences provides pharmaceutical and biotech companies with novel technologies and proteomics services to accelerate the development of safer drugs. We are best placed to apply our knowledge and experience in a wide range of bioscience disciplines including quantitative proteomics, chemical biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, bioinformatics and cell biology to provide solutions in key areas of drug discovery and development

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Down The Rabbit Hole: what does a peptide look like in MS?

Interpreting Individual Peaks – part 1 If you have ever looked at a mass-spectrometer output file, you may have wondered how it is possible to make sense of all of these peaks. I mean, there really is a lot of them! Here, we will talk a bit about the basic rules which govern the behaviour […]

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What a tangled web we unweave – deciphering raw proteomics data

Today we will be speaking of proteomics data files and their contents. We will also talk a bit about proteomics file formats, and why they are a mess. In a typical case, you would have been running peptide samples on a mass-spectrometer using a gradient to separate peptides by some physicochemical property so they don’t […]

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Making Sense of LC-MS/MS Spectra – Part I

From lots of gibberish to useful data… This post is destined to become the introduction of a new series of glorious blog entries on the subject of LC-MS/MS data analysis.   In this series we would like to talk about proteomics data analysis and the different steps it involves. The series will focus on the […]