Over the years, Nicolas Polfer as published a wide range of papers encompassing many research areas. Follow the link to the Google Scholar profile.

 

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'Infrared ion spectroscopy inside a mass-selective cryogenic 2D linear ion trap', AP Cismesia, LF Tesler, MR Bell, LS Bailey, NC Polfer; J. Mass Spectrom., 2017, DOI:10.1002/jms.3975

 

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'Supercharging Proteins: How Many Charges Can a Protein Carry?', NC Polfer; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, DOI:10.1002/anie.201704527

 

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'Vibrational signatures of isomeric lithiated N-acetyl-hexosamines by gas-phase infrared multiple-photon dissociation (IRMPD) spectroscopy', Y Tan, N Zhao, J Liu, P Li, CN Stedwell, L Yu, NC Polfer; J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom, 2017, DOI:10.1007/s13361-016-1575-x

 

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'Amine vs. carboxylic acid protonation in ortho-, meta-, and para-aminobenzoic acid: An IRMPD spectroscopy study', AP Cismesia, GR Nicholls, NC Polfer; J. Molec. Spectroscopy, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.jms.2016.10.020.

 

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'Effects of ESI conditions on kinetic trapping of the solution-phase protonation isomer of p-aminobenzoic acid in the gas phase', AL Patrick, AP Cismesia, LF Tesler, NC Polfer; Int. J. Mass. Spectrom., 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijms.2016.09.022 1387-3806.

 

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'Interactively applying the Variational Method to the dihydrogen molecule: exploring bonding and anti-bonding', VWD Cruzeiro, A Roitberg, NC Polfer; J. Chem. Ed., 2016, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00017.

 

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'Pradip Kumar Ghosh: Introduction to protein mass spectrometry', NC Polfer; Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 2016, DOI: 10.1007/s00216-016-9636-3.

 

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'Making Mass Spectrometry See the Light: The Promises and Challenges of Cryogenic Infrared Ion Spectroscopy as a Bioanalytical Technique', AP Cismesia, LS Bailey, MR Bell, LF Tesler, NC Polfer; J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom., 2016, DOI: 10.1007/s13361-016-1366-4.

 

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'H2SO4 and SO3 transfer reactions in a sulfopeptide-basic peptide complex', AL Patrick, NC Polfer; Anal. Chem., 2015, DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b02479.

 

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'Observation of superoxide production during catalysis of Bacillus subtilis oxalate decarboxylase at pH 4', UT Twahir, CN Stedwell, CT Lee, NGJ Richards, NC Polfer, A Angerhofer; Free Radic. Biol. Med., 2015, DOI: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2014.12.012.

 

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'Insights into the fragmentation pathways of gas-phase protonated sulfoserine', AL Patrick, CN Stedwell, B Schindler, I Compagnon, G Berden, J Oomens, NC Polfer; Int. J. Mass Spectrom., 2015, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijms.2014.12.001.

 

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'Linkage and Anomeric Differentiation in Trisaccharides by Sequential Fragmentation and Variable-Wavelength Infrared Photodissociation', Y Tan, NC Polfer; J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom., 2015, DOI: 10.1007/s13361-014-1025-6.

 

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'Differentiating Sulfopeptide and Phosphopeptide Ions via Resonant Infrared Photodissociation', AL Patrick, CN Stedwell, NC Polfer; Anal. Chem., 2014, DOI: 10.1021/ac500992f.

 

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'Peptide Fragmentation Products in Mass Spectrometry Probed by Infrared Spectroscopy', AL Patrick, NC Polfer; Gas-Phase IR Spectroscopy and Structure of Biological Molecules, 2014, DOI: 10.1007/128_2014_576 .

 

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'Reaction of the C3(X1Sg+) carbon cluster with H2S(X1A1), hydrogen sulfide: Photon-induced formation of C3S, tricarbon sulfur', NP Roehr, J Szczepanski, Y Fu, NC Polfer, M Vala; J. Chem. Phys., 2014, DOI: 10.1063/1.4901891.

 

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'IRMPD action spectroscopy of alkali metal cation-cytosine complexes: effects of alkali metal cation size on gas phase conformation', B Yang, RR Wu, NC Polfer, G Berden, J Oomens, MT Rodgers; J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom., 2013, DOI: 10.1007/s13361-013-0689-7.

 

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'Gas-phase structures of phosphopeptide ions: a difficult case', F Turecek, CL Moss, I Pikalov, R Pepin, K Gulyuz, NC Polfer, MF Bush, J Brown, J Williams, K Richardson; Int. J. Mass Spectrom., 2013, in press.

 

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'Structure and reactivity of the glutathione radical cation: Radical rearrangement from the cysteine sulfur to the glutamic acid alpha-carbon atom', S Osburn, G Berden, J Oomens, K Gulyuz, NC Polfer, RAJ O'Hair, C Ryzhov; Chem. Plus Chem., 2013, DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201300057.

 

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'Structures of biomolecular ions in the gas phase probed by infrared light sources', CN Stedwell, JF Galindo, AE Roitberg, NC Polfer; Ann. Rev. Anal. Chem., 2013, 6, 267-285.

 

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'Metal cation binding to gas-phase pentaalanine: divalent ions restructure the complex', RC Dunbar, JD Steill, NC Polfer, J Oomens; J. Phys. Chem. A, 2013, 117, 1094-1101.

 

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'Crown-complexation of protonated amino acids: Influence on IRMPD spectra', CN Stedwell, JF Galindo, K Gulyuz, AE Roitberg, NC Polfer; J. Phys. Chem. A, 2013, 117, 1181-1188.

 

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'Metal ion binding to peptides: Oxygen or nitrogen sites?', RC Dunbar, NC Polfer, G Berden, J Oomens; Int. J. Mass Spectrom., 2012, 330, 71-77.

 

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'Effect of phenol and acidic side chains on the protonation sites of b2 ions confirmed by IRMPD spectroscopy', D Wang, K Gulyuz, CN Stedwell, L Yu, NC Polfer; Int. J. Mass Spectrom., 2012, 330, 144-151.

 

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'On the path to glycan conformer identification: Gas-phase study of the anomers of methyl glycosides of N-acetyl-D-glucosamine and N-acetyl-D-galactosamine', CS Contreras, NC Polfer, J Oomens, JD Steill, B Bendiak, JR Eyler; Int. J. Mass Spectrom., 2012, 330, 285-294.

 

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'Screening for phosphorylated and non-phosphorylated peptides by infrared photodissociation spectroscopy', CN Stedwell, AL Patrick, K Gulyuz, NC Polfer; Anal. Chem., 2012, 84, 9907-9912.

 

56

'Defying entropy - forming large head-to-tail macrocycles in the gas phase', M Tirado, NC Polfer; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 6436-6438.

 

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'Peptide bond tautomerization induced by divalent metal ions: characterization of the iminol configuration', RC Dunbar, JD Steill, NC Polfer, G Berden, J Oomens; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 4591-4593

 

54

'Competition between diketopiperazine and oxazolone formation in water loss products from ArgGly and GlyArg', S Zou, J Oomens, NC Polfer; Int. J. Mass Spectrom., 2012, 316-318, 12-17.

 

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'Disfavoring Macrocycle b Fragments by Constraining Torsional Freedom: The "Twisted" Case of QWFGLM b6', M Tirado, J Rutters, X Chen, A Yeung, J van Maarseveen, JR Eyler, G Berden, J Oomens, NC Polfer; J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom., 2012, 23, 475-482.

 

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'Photon-induced formation of molecular hydrogen from a neutral polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon: 9,10-dihydroanthracene', Y Fu, J Szczepanski, NC Polfer; Astrophys. J., 2012, 744, 61-68.

 

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'On the periodicity of monoisotopic mass isomers and isobars in proteomics', L Yu, Y-M Xiong, NC Polfer; Anal. Chem., 2011, 83, 8019-8023.

 

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'Cyclic peptide as reference system for b ion structural analysis in the gas phase', X Chen, M Tirado, JD Steill, J Oomens, NC Polfer; J. Mass Spectrom., 2011, 46, 1011-1015.

 

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'Hybrid quadrupole mass filter/quadrupole ion trap/time-of-flight-mass spectrometer for infrared multiple photon dissociation spectroscopy of mass-selected ions', K Gulyuz, CN Stedwell, D Wang, NC Polfer; Rev. Scie. Instrum., 2011, 82, 054101.

 

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'Diagnostic NH and OH vibrations for oxazolone and diketopiperazine structures: b2 from protonated triglycine', D Wang, K Gulyuz, CN Stedwell, NC Polfer; J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom., 2011, 22, 1197-1203

 

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'On the relevance of peptide sequence permutations in shotgun proteomics studies', L Yu, Y Tan, Y Tsai, DR Goodlett, NC Polfer; J. Proteome Res., 2011, 10, 2409-2416.

 

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'Infrared multiple photon dissociation spectroscopy of trapped ions', NC Polfer; Chem. Soc. Rev., 2011, 40, 2211-2221.

 

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'Gas-phase structure and dissociation chemistry of protonated tryptophan elucidated by infrared multiple-photon dissociation spectroscopy', WK Mino Jr, K Gulyuz, D Wang, CN Stedwell, NC Polfer; J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2011, 2, 299-304.

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    'Hydrogen/deuterium exchange of phenylalanine analogs studied with infrared multiple photon dissociation', CS Contreras, NC Polfer, AC Chung, J Oomens, JR Eyler; Int. J. Mass Spectrom., 2010, 297, 162-169.

     

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    'Vibrational signatures of zwitterionic and charge-solvated structures for alkaline earth-tryptophan dimer complexes in the gas phase', WK Mino Jr, J Szczepanski, WL Pearson, DH Powell, RC Dunbar, JR Eyler, NC Polfer; Int. J. Mass Spectrom., 2010, 297, 131-138.

     

    42

    'Oxazolone versus macrocycle structures for Leu-enkephalin b(2)-b(4): Insights from infrared multiple-photon dissociation spectroscopy and gas-phase hydrogen/deuterium exchange', X Chen, JD Steill, J Oomens, NC Polfer; J. Am. Soc. Soc. Mass Spectrom., 2010, 21, 1313-1321.

     

    41

    'Glycine and its hydrated complexes: a matrix isolation infrared study', C Espinoza, J Szczepanski, M Vala, NC Polfer; J. Phys. Chem. A, 2010, 114, 5919-5927.

     

    40

    'Negative electron transfer dissociation of deprotonated phosphopeptide anions: Choice of radical cation reagent and competition between electron and proton transfer', M Huzarska, I Ugalde, DA Kaplan, R Hartmer, ML Easterling, NC Polfer; Anal. Chem., 2010, 82, 2873-2878.

     

    39

    'Vibrational signatures of metal-chelated monosaccharide epimers: gas-phase infrared spectroscopy of Rb+-tagged glucuronic and iduronic acid', EB Cagmat, J Szczepanski, WL Pearson, DH Powell, JR Eyler, NC Polfer; Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2010, 12, 3474-3479.

     

    38

    'Amide-I and -II Vibrations of the cyclic beta-sheet model peptide Gramicidin S in the gas phase', P Kupser, K Pagel, J Oomens, NC Polfer, B Koksch, G Meijer, G von Helden; J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 2085-2093.

     

    37

    'Effect of peptide fragment size on the propensity of cyclization in collision-induced dissociation: Oligoglycine b(2)-b(8)', X Chen, L Yu, , JD Steill, J Oomens, NC Polfer; J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 18272-18282.

     

    36

    'Gas-phase infrared spectroscopy of the protonated dipeptides H(+)PheAla and H(+)AlaPhe compared to condensed-phase results', RC Dunbar, JD Steill, NC Polfer, J Oomens; Int. J. Mass Spectrom., 2009, 283, 77-84.

     

    35

    'Peptide length, steric effects, and ion solvation govern Zwitterion stabilization in barium-chelated di- and tripeptides', RC Dunbar, JD Steill, NC Polfer, J Oomens; J. Phys. Chem. A, 2009, 113, 10552-10554.

     

    34

    'Gas-phase IR spectra of intact &alpha -helical coiled coil protein complexes', K Pagel, P Kupser, F Bierau, NC Polfer, JD Steill, J Oomens, G Meijer, B Kokosch, G von Helden; Int. J. Mass Spectrom., 2009, 283, 161-168.

     

    33

    'Vibrational spectroscopy of bare and solvated ionic complexes of biological relevance', NC Polfer, J Oomens; Mass Spectrom. Rev., 2009, 28, 468-494.

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    'Gas-phase structures of solution-phase zwitterions: charge solvation or salt bridge?', M Draiss, D Blunk, J Oomens, N Polfer, C Schmuck, B Gao, T Wyttenbach, MT Bowers, M Schaefer; Int. J. Mass Spectrom., 2009, 281, 97-100.

     

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    'Dimeric complexes of tryptophan with M2+ metal ions', RC Dunbar, JD Steill, NC Polfer, J Oomens; J. Phys. Chem. A, 2009, 113, 845-851.

     

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    'Infrared spectroscopy of [XFeC24H12](+) (X = C5H5, C-5(CH3)(5)) complexes in the gas phase: Experimental and computational studies of astrophysical interest', A Simon, C Joblin, N Polfer, J Oomens; J. Phys. Chem. A, 2008, 112, 8551-8560.

     

    29

    'Infrared spectroscopy of dioxouranium(V) complexes with solvent molecules: Effect of reduction', GS Groenewold, MJ Van Stipdonk, WA de Jong, J Oomens, GL Gresham, ME McIlwain, D Gao, B Siboulet, L Visscher, M Kullman, N Polfer; Chem. Phys. Chem., 2008, 9, 1278-1285.

     

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    'Alkali metal complexes of the dipeptides PheAla and AlaPhe: IRMPD spectroscopy', NC Polfer, J Oomens, RC Dunbar; Chem. Phys. Chem., 2008, 9, 579-589.

     

    27

    'On the dynamics of fragment isomerization in collision-induced dissociation of peptides', NC Polfer, BC Bohrer, MD Plasencia, B Paizs, DE Clemmer, J. Phys. Chem. A, 2008, 112, 1286-1293.

     

    26

    'Infrared spectroscopy of discrete uranyl anion complexes', GS Groenewold, AK Gianotto, ME McIlwain, MJ van Stipdonk, M Kullman, DT Moore, N Polfer, J Oomens, I Infante, L Visscher, B Siboulet, WA de Jong; J. Phys. Chem. A, 2008, 112, 508-521.

     

    25

    'Gas-phase zwitterions stabilization by a metal dication', RC Dunbar, NC Polfer, J Oomens; J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 14562-14563.

     

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    'Infrared spectroscopy of arginine cation complexes: Direct observation of gas-phase zwitterions', MW Forbes, MF Bush, NC Polfer, J Oomens, RC Dunbar, ER Williams, RA Jockusch; J. Phys. Chem. A, 2007, 111, 11759-11770.

     

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    'Stepwise solvation of an amino acid: the appearance of zwitterionic structures', MN Blom, I Compagnon, NC Polfer, G von Helden, G Meijer, S Suhai, B Paizs, J Oomens; J. Phys. Chem. A, 2007, 111, 7309-7316.

     

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    'Infrared spectroscopy of cationized lysine and e-N-methyllysine in the gas phase: effects of alkali-metal ion size and proton affinity on zwitterion stability', MF Bush, MW Forbes, RA Jockusch, J Oomens, NC Polfer, RJ Saykally, ER Williams; J. Phys. Chem. A, 2007, 111, 7753-7760.

     

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    'Reaction products in mass spectrometry elucidated with infrared spectroscopy', NC Polfer, J Oomens; Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2007, 9, 3804-3817.

     

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    'Infrared spectroscopy and theoretical studies on gas-phase protonated Leu-enkephalin and its fragments: direct experimental evidence for the mobile proton', NC Polfer, J Oomens, S Suhai, B Paizs; J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 5887-5897.

     

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    'Observation of zwitterion formation in gas-phase H/D exchange with CH3OD: Solution-phase structures in the gas phase', NC Polfer, RC Dunbar, J Oomens; J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom., 2007, 18, 512-516.

     

    18

    'Mid-infrared vibrational spectra of discrete acetone-ligated cerium hydroxide cations', GS Groenewold, AK Gianotto, KC Cossel, MJ Van Stipdonk, J Oomens, N Polfer, DT Moore, WA de Jong, ME McIlwain; Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2007, 9, 596-606.

     

    17

    'Infrared spectroscopic investigation of higher diamondoids', J Oomens, N Polfer, O Pirali, Y Ueno, R Maboudian, PW May, J Filik, JE Dahl, S Liu, RMK Carlson; J. Mol. Spectros., 2006, 238, 158-167.

     

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    'Characterization of DEFB107 by mass spectrometry: Lessons from an anti-microbial defensin', BJ McCollough, H Eastwood, DJ Clark, NC Polfer, DJ Campopiano, JA Dorin, A Maxwell, RJ Langley, JRW Govan, SL Bernstein, MT Bowers, PE Barran; Int. J. Mass Spectrom., 2006, 252, 180-188.

     

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    'IRMPD spectroscopy of metal-ion/tryptophan complexes', NC Polfer, J Oomens, RC Dunbar; Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2006, 8, 2744-2751.

     

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    'Vibrational spectroscopy of mass-selected [UO2(ligands)n]2+ complexes in the gas phase: comparison with theory', GS Groenewold, AK Cossel, MJ Van Stipdonk, DT Moore, N Polfer, J Oomens, WA de Jong, L Visscher; J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 4802-4813.

     

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    'Differentiation of isomers by wavelength-tunable infrared multiple photon dissociation: application to glucose-containing disaccharides', NC Polfer, JJ Valle, DT Moore, J Oomens, JR Eyler, Brad Bendiak; Anal. Chem., 2006, 78, 670-679.

     

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    'Infrared spectroscopy of phenylalanine Ag(I) and Zn(II) complexes in the gas phase', NC Polfer, J Oomens, DT Moore, G von Helden, G Meijer, RC Dunbar; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 517-525.

     

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    'Spectroscopic and theoretical evidence for oxazolone ring formation in collision-induced dissociation of peptides', NC Polfer, J Oomens, S Suhai, B Paizs; J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 17154-17155.

     

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    'Structural investigation of naturally occurring peptides by electron capture dissociation and AMBER force field modelling'; NC Polfer, KH Haselmann, PRR Langridge-Smith, PE Barran, Molec. Phys., 2005, 103, 1481-1489.

     

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    'Infrared fingerprint spectroscopy and theoretical studies of potassium ion tagged amino acids and peptides in the gas phase', NC Polfer, B Paizs, LC Snoek, I Compagnon, S Suhai, G von Helden, G Meijer, J Oomens; J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 8571-8579.

     

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    8. 'Charge-state resolved mid-infrared spectroscopy of a gas-phase protein', J Oomens, N Polfer, DT Moore, L van der Meer, AG Marshall, JR Eyler, G Meijer, G von Helden; Phys Chem Chem Phys, 2005, 7, 1345-1348.

     

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    Is it biologically relevant to measure the structures of small peptides in the gas-phase?', PE Barran, NC Polfer, DJ Campopiano, DJ Clarke, PRR Langridge-Smith, RJ Langley, JRW Govan, A Maxwell, JR Dorin, RP Millar, MT Bowers; Int. J. Mass Spectrom. 2005, 240, 273-284.

     

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    'Structure-activity relationships in defensin dimers', DJ Campopiano, DJ Clarke, NC Polfer, PE Barran, RJ Langley, JRW Govan, A Maxwell, JR Dorin; J. Biol. Chem. 2004, 279, 48671-48679.

     

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    'The infrared spectrum of the adamantyl cation', N Polfer, BG Sartakov, J Oomens; Chem. Phys. Lett. 2004, 400, 201-205.

     

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    'The diagnostic value of amino acid side-chain losses in electron capture dissociation of polypeptides', HJ Cooper, K Hakansson, AG Marshall, RR Hudgins, KF Haselmann, F Kjeldsen, BA Budnik, NC Polfer, RA Zubarev; Eur. Mass Spectrom. J. 2003, 221-222.

     

     
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    'Inert site in a protein cluster: isotope exchange by high resolution mass spectrometry', CA Blindauer, NC Polfer, SE Keiper, MD Harrison, NJ Robinson, PRR Langridge-Smith, PJ Sadler; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003; 125; 3226-3227.

     

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    'Can the (M\95-X) region in electron capture dissociation provide reliable information on the amino acid composition of polypeptides?', KF Haselmann, NC Polfer, BA Budnik, F Kjeldsen, RA Zubarev; Eur. Mass Spectrom. J. 2002, 8, 461-469.

     

     
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    'Electron capture dissociation of polypeptides using a 3 Tesla Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometer', NC Polfer, KF Haselmann, RA Zubarev, PRR Langridge-Smith; Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 2002, 16, 936-943.