Edman reagent
Phenyl isothiocyanate. The classic method for sequence determination of peptides using sequential cleavage of the N-terminal residue after reaction with Edman reagent. The N-terminal amino acid is removed as a phenylthiohydantoin derivative.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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