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Title: Normalized Retention Time for Targeted Analysis of the DNA Adductome.

Authors: Cui, Yuxiang; Wang, Pengcheng; Yu, Yang; Yuan, Jun; Wang, Yinsheng

Published In Anal Chem, (2018 12 18)

Abstract: A wide spectrum of DNA lesions can be generated from byproducts of endogenous metabolism and/or from environmental exposure. A DNA adductomic approach for the robust quantification of DNA adducts in cellular and tissue DNA may facilitate the use of DNA adducts for biomonitoring studies and enable comprehensive assessment about DNA repair. Normalized retention time (iRT) has been widely used in scheduled selected-reaction monitoring (SRM) methods for highly sensitive and high-throughput analyses of protein samples in complicated matrices. By using a similar method, we established the iRT scores for 36 modified nucleosides from the retention times of the four canonical 2'-deoxynucleosides on a nanoflow liquid chromatography-nanospray ionization-tandem mass spectrometry (nLC-NSI-MS/MS) system. The iRT scores facilitated reliable prediction of retention time and were employed for establishing a scheduled SRM method for quantitative assessment of a subset of the DNA adductome. The quantification results of the scheduled SRM method were more accurate and precise than those from an unscheduled method.

PubMed ID: 30500177 Exiting the NIEHS site

MeSH Terms: Chromatography, High Pressure Liquid/methods*; DNA Adducts/analysis*; Deoxyadenosines/chemistry; Deoxycytidine/chemistry; Deoxyguanosine/chemistry; Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Interactions; Nanotechnology; Stereoisomerism; Tandem Mass Spectrometry*; Thymidine/chemistry

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