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Chemical Methods for the Simultaneous Quantitation of Metabolites and Proteins from Single Cells

Xue, Min and Wei, Wei and Su, Yapeng and Kim, Jungwoo and Shin, Young Shik and Mai, Wilson X. and Nathanson, David A. and Heath, James R. (2015) Chemical Methods for the Simultaneous Quantitation of Metabolites and Proteins from Single Cells. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137 (12). pp. 4066-4069. ISSN 0002-7863. PMCID PMC4883658.

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We describe chemical approaches for integrated metabolic and proteomic assays from single cells. Quantitative assays for intracellular metabolites, including glucose uptake and three other species, are designed as surface-competitive binding assays with fluorescence readouts. This enables integration into a microarray format with functional protein immunoassays, all of which are incorporated into the microchambers of a single-cell barcode chip (SCBC). By using the SCBC, we interrogate the response of human-derived glioblastoma cancer cells to epidermal growth factor receptor inhibition. We report, for the first time, on both the intercellular metabolic heterogeneity as well as the baseline and drug-induced changes in the metabolite–phosphoprotein correlation network.

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Wei, Wei0000-0002-1018-7708
Kim, Jungwoo0000-0002-5215-2044
Heath, James R.0000-0001-5356-4385
Additional Information:© 2015 American Chemical Society. Received: January 28, 2015. Publication Date (Web): March 19, 2015. This work was supported by the National Cancer Institute Grant No. 5U54 CA151819 (JRH PI), the Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation, the Jean Perkins Foundation, and the Phelps Family Foundation. We acknowledge Professor Michael Phelps for helpful discussions regarding glucose assays. Author Contributions: M.X. and W.W. contributed equally. The authors declare no competing financial interest.
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National Cancer Institute5U54 CA151819
Ben and Catherine Ivy FoundationUNSPECIFIED
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Phelps Family FoundationUNSPECIFIED
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PubMed Central ID:PMC4883658
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Official Citation:Chemical Methods for the Simultaneous Quantitation of Metabolites and Proteins from Single Cells Min Xue, Wei Wei, Yapeng Su, Jungwoo Kim, Young Shik Shin, Wilson X. Mai, David A. Nathanson, and James R. Heath Journal of the American Chemical Society 2015 137 (12), 4066-4069 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b00944
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