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proteomics

[ proh-tee-om-iks ]
/ ˌproʊ tiˈɒm ɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)Genetics.
the study of the functions, structures, and interactions of proteins; the study of the proteome.
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British Dictionary definitions for proteomics

proteomics
/ (ˌprəʊtɪˈɒmɪks) /

noun (functioning as singular)
the branch of biochemistry concerned with the structure and analysis of the proteins occurring in living organisms
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Medical definitions for proteomics

proteomics
[ prō′tē-ōmĭks ]

n.
The analysis of the expression, localization, functions, and interactions of the proteins produced by the genes of an organism.
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Scientific definitions for proteomics

proteomics
[ prō′tē-ōmĭks ]

The analysis of the expression, localizations, functions, and interactions of the proteins expressed by the genetic material of an organism.
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Cultural definitions for proteomics

proteomics
[ (pro-tee-ohm-iks) ]

A new and evolving field of science that seeks to specify all the proteins produced by a cell in all types of situations and environments and to understand how they function. Because proteins are the product of information coded for in DNA, proteomics is closely allied to the study of the genome.

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