proteomics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
pro·​te·​o·​mics | \ ˌprō-tē-ˈō-miks How to pronounce proteomics (audio) \

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

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Other Words from proteomics

proteomic \ ˌprō-​tē-​ˈō-​mik How to pronounce proteomics (audio) \ adjective

Examples of proteomics in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But on the other side of the fence, things were still challenging for proteomics and required very specialized expertise. John Cumbers, Forbes, 16 June 2021 Scientists have long known about proteomics’ potential. Stephen Mcbride, Forbes, 23 June 2021 The biological processes responsible for the changes aren’t understood, says Paul Skipp, a proteomics researcher at the University of Southampton. Jop De Vrieze, Science | AAAS, 17 May 2021 SomaLogic, a Boulder, Colo.-based proteomics life-sciences platform, plans to go public via merger with CM Life Science II, a SPAC. Lucinda Shen, Fortune, 30 Mar. 2021 Procopio's prior work on using proteomics to estimate postmortem interval and the age of death involved pigs, the closest to the human body's composition. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 26 Dec. 2020 At the time of her PhD, there was little to no research that had been on the proteomics of bone in forensic science, and the subfield is still somewhat in its infancy. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 26 Dec. 2020 In 2012, for example, Dávalos used shotgun proteomics —a type of protein analysis common in cancer medicine—to help Corthals identify a previously unsequenced mycobacterium in a 500-year-old Andean Inca mummy. Eleanor Cummins, Science, 4 Dec. 2020 Collins cites the surge in personalized medicine, which brought high throughput genetic sequencing and proteomics into the mix. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 5 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of proteomics

1997, in the meaning defined above

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“Proteomics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/proteomics. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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proteomics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
pro·​te·​o·​mics | \ ˌprōt-ē-ˈō-miks How to pronounce proteomics (audio) \

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

Other Words from proteomics

proteomic \ -​mik How to pronounce proteomics (audio) \ adjective

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