[ proh-tee-ohm ]
/ ˈproʊ tiˌoʊm /

noun Genetics.

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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for proteome


/ (ˈprəʊtɪˌəʊm) /


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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Science definitions for proteome


[ prōtē-ōm′ ]

The complete set of proteins that can be expressed by the genetic material of an organism. Compare genome.
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