noun (used with a singular verb) Genetics.

the study of the functions, structures, and interactions of proteins; the study of the proteome.

Nearby words

  1. proteolipid,
  2. proteolysis,
  3. proteolytic,
  4. proteome,
  5. proteometabolism,
  6. proteose,
  7. protero-,
  8. proterotype,
  9. proterozoic,
  10. protest Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for proteomics


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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Science definitions for proteomics



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



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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