proteomics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction pro·te·o·mics \ ˌprō-tē-ˈō-miks \

Definition of proteomics

:a branch of biotechnology concerned with applying the techniques of molecular biology, biochemistry, and genetics to analyzing the structure, function, and interactions of the proteins produced by the genes of a particular cell, tissue, or organism, with organizing the information in databases, and with applications of the data — compare genomics

proteomic

play \-mik\ adjective

First Known Use of proteomics

1997


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proteomics

noun plural but singular in construction pro·te·o·mics \ ˌprōt-ē-ˈō-miks \

medical Definition of proteomics

:a branch of biotechnology concerned with applying the techniques of molecular biology, biochemistry, and genetics to analyzing the structure, function, and interactions of the proteins produced by the genes of a particular cell, tissue, or organism, with organizing the information in databases, and with applications of the data (as in medicine or biology) — compare genomics

proteomic

play \-mik\ adjective

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