Electrospray ionisation-mass spectrometry of hydroxamate siderophores.

Gledhill, Martha (2001) Electrospray ionisation-mass spectrometry of hydroxamate siderophores. Analyst, 126 (8). pp. 1359-1362. DOI 10.1039/b101268l.

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Electrospray ionisation-mass spectrometry (ESI-MS) was applied to the detection of the iron complexes of the hydroxamate type siderophores ferrioxamine (FO), ferrichrome (FC) and iron(iii) rhodotoluate (FR). Mass spectra of the three siderophores produced by ESI-MS were dominated by the protonated (M + 1)(+) parent ions, except for FR at pH 4.3, which was present as the positively charged 1: 1 complex. On collision with He ions, fragmentation proceeded largely via cleavage of C-N bonds. Flow injection analysis of the siderophores with detection by ESI-MS produced detection limits of 1.9 fmol for FO, 31.1 fmol for FC and 524 fmol for FR.

Document Type: Article
Research affiliation: OceanRep > GEOMAR > FB2 Marine Biogeochemistry > FB2-CH Chemical Oceanography
Refereed: Yes
Open Access Journal?: No
DOI etc.: 10.1039/b101268l
ISSN: 0003-2654
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2015 11:13
Last Modified: 30 May 2017 09:24
URI: http://oceanrep.geomar.de/id/eprint/29680

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