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proteome

[ proh-tee-ohm ]
/ ˈproʊ tiˌoʊm /
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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.
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Origin of proteome

First recorded in 1995–2000; prote(in) + (gen)ome
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British Dictionary definitions for proteome

proteome
/ (ˈprəʊtɪˌəʊm) /

noun
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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Scientific definitions for proteome

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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