proteomics


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pro·te·o·mics

 (prō′tē-ō′mĭks)
n.
(used with a sing. verb) The analysis of the expression, localizations, functions, and interactions of the proteins expressed by the genetic material of an organism.

proteomics

(ˌprəʊtɪˈɒmɪks)
n (functioning as singular)
(Biochemistry) the branch of biochemistry concerned with the structure and analysis of the proteins occurring in living organisms
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Noun1.proteomics - the branch of genetics that studies the full set of proteins encoded by a genome
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
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What the ORNL researchers would like to see incorporated in such systems is "improvement in communications with the variety of spectrometers currently used in MS based proteomics systems.
In a move that reflects growing use of MASCOT(R) protein identification software, the National Institutes of Health, (NIH), one of the world's foremost medical research centres, has commissioned a central server for Matrix Science's market- leading proteomics package.
The same proteomics technology being harnessed to detect breast cancer using a single drop of a patient's blood is also yielding tantalizingly high-sensitivity and high-specificity tests for the diagnosis of ovarian, lung, and prostate cancers in early clinical testing, investigators reported at a breast cancer symposium sponsored by the San Antonio Cancer Institute.
The same proteomics technology being harnessed to detect breast cancer using a single drop of blood is yielding tantalizingly high-sensitivity and high-specificity tests for the diagnosis of ovarian, lung, and prostate cancers in early clinical testing, investigators reported at a breast cancer symposium sponsored by the San Antonio Cancer Institute.
And unlike DNA microarray analysis, another novel molecular diagnostic technology proteomics provides direct data on tumor and/or host interactions, explained Emanuel F.
If the proteome is 'the protein complement encoded by a genome', the science of 'proteomics' must involve the study of those proteins.
Oxford GlycoSciences Plc (Oxford, England) has received notice from the European Patent Office that it intends to grant OGS a patent covering the fundamental platform technology it has developed for use in conducting proteomics research.
Glaucus Proteomics BV, Utrecht, The Netherlands, has entered into agreements with SARA, one of Europe's largest supercomputing facilities, and GigaPort, a next generation Internet initiative which provides a state-of-the-art broadband network, both of the Netherlands.
The entire collection of proteins encoded by the genome of an organism is known as the proteome, and the new frontier of research that involves the system-wide study of these proteins is called proteomics. The aim of proteomics is to identify all the proteins in the selected organism, find their structures, and determine what they really do.
McGill's technical innovations in proteomics have not only caught the eye and won the heart of Caprion Pharmaceuticals, but opened its wallet, too.
has introduced the Beta 2 version of its FLEX CHIP(TM) Kinetic Analysis System in response to unmet needs in the proteomics market.
The ADP collaboration is a new proteomics initiative undertaken by NASA's Iterative Biological Crystallization (IBC) project to use LabChip technology to miniaturize, automate and integrate the processes of liquid mixing and dispensing, remote imaging and crystal growth in space.