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Cancer Sample Preparation for Mass Spectrometry Virtual Lab

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Assist in a biopsy on a cancer patient and learn how to prepare the sample for mass spectrometry by extracting its phosphopeptides. Will you be able to identify the cancer stage of the patient by looking at the phosphorylation pattern?

About the Cancer Sample Preparation for Mass Spectrometry Virtual Lab Simulation

The Cancer Sample Preparation for Mass Spectrometry simulation is the first simulation in the Mass Spectrometry series. In the Cancer Sample Preparation for Mass Spectrometry simulation, you will assist in a biopsy on a cancer patient and learn how to prepare the sample for mass spectrometry by extracting its phosphopeptides. Will you be able to identify the cancer stage of the patient by looking at the phosphorylation pattern?

Techniques In Lab

  • Cell lysis
  • Protein purification
  • Enzymatic digestion
  • Phosphopeptide enrichment

Learning Objectives

At the end of the simulation, you will be able to…

  • Understand the correlation between phosphorylation and cancer
  • Prepare a biopsy sample for mass spectrometry

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Collaborators

Dr. James Longden

Dr. James Longden

Biotech Research and Innovation Centre

University of Copenhagen

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