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Table 3 Differentiating peaks obtained by statistical analysis of 3 serovars belonging to the species L . borgpetersenii

From: Leptospira species and serovars identified by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry after database implementation

Serovars Peak mass (m/z) representing the protein size in Dalton
3,024 3,499 6,728 7,357 8,068
Castellonis - + § + +
Mini + § + - +
Sejroe - + + + -
  1. The identification of each serovar is derived from the combinations of the 5 discriminating considered peaks.
  2. +: peak with area/intensity of the Serovar Average Spectrum higher than the Total Average Spectrum for the respective considered peak.
  3. -: no peak found.
  4. §: peak with area/intensity of the Serovar Average Spectrum lower than the Total Average Spectrum for the respective considered peak.