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Homework Help: Mass spectrum

  1. Nov 23, 2009 #1
    I am given 2 mass spectra of protein fragments and don't get how to analysis a mass spectrum of a protein and find Z value with the given m/z ratios.

    do i take the mass of the whole protein and divide by the m/z on the spectrum to find z?

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  3. Dec 1, 2009 #2


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    No. Only the mass of the fragment responsible for the peak of interest.
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