- the entire complement of proteins found in an organism over its entire life cycle, or in a particular cell type at a particular time under defined environmental conditions.
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- the full complement of proteins that occur within a cell, tissue, or organism
Word Origin for proteome
C20: from prote [ in ] + -ome
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- The complete set of proteins that can be expressed by the genetic material of an organism. Compare genome.
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