Proteomics: A Molecular Scanner in Medicine


Proteomics is the large‐scale identification and characterization of proteins and posttranslational modifications. Several proteomic methodologies, especially microarrays and mass spectrometry, offer the promise of use in a variety of clinical settings.

Keywords: mass spectrometry; genomics; posttranslational modifications; diagnostic markers; chips


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Steen, Hanno, and Pandey, Akhilesh(Jan 2006) Proteomics: A Molecular Scanner in Medicine. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0005713]