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Question: A novel decapeptide is isolated from a fungus. The biotechnology
firm you work for gives you the …


A novel decapeptide is isolated from a fungus. The biotechnology
firm you work for gives you the following data and asks you to
determine the sequence so that more can be made by solid-phase
synthesis and sold as an antibiotic.

At each step below,
for FULL Credit, you must describe briefly what the reagents do, or
what information the technique gives, and interpretation of
results.
1 pt. for each
correct
statement up to the maximum for that question. You will lose points
if you don’t state the obvious and tell me what each reagent is
used for and what the data tells you!!!!!!

QUESTION: Trypsin treatment gives 2 fragments, using PITC, the
smaller has the sequence Val-Lys. The larger has the partial
sequence Ser-Phe-Pro-Ala-X-X-X-X (3 pts.)

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