Journal article

The methoxymethyl cation cleaves peptide bonds in the gas phase

MA Freitas, RAJ OHair, S Dua, JH Bowie

CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 1997

Abstract

Methoxymethyl cations and simple N-acyl amino acids and dipeptides react in the gas phase to form [M + MeOCH2]+ ions which fragment via a number of pathways including amide bond cleavage.

University of Melbourne Researchers