DOI: 10.1101/496398Dec 13, 2018Paper

Proteome Integral Stability Alteration assay dramatically increases throughput and sensitivity in profiling factor-induced proteome changes

BioRxiv : the Preprint Server for Biology
Massimiliano GaetaniRoman A. Zubarev

Abstract

Various factors, including drugs as well as non-molecular influences, induce alterations in the stability of proteins in cell lysates, living cells and organisms. These alterations can be probed by applying a stability-modifying agent, such as elevated temperature, to a varying degree. As a second dimension of variation, drug concentration or factor intensity can be used. However, the corresponding analysis scheme has a low throughput and high cost. Additionally, since traditional data analysis employs curve fitting, proteins with unusual behavior are frequently ignored. The novel Proteome Integral Stability Alteration (PISA) assay avoids these issues altogether, increasing the analysis throughput by one to two orders of magnitude for unlimited number of parameter variation points. The consumption of the compound and biological material decreases by the same factor. We envision widespread use of the PISA approach in chemical biology and drug development.

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