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Nat Genet. 2003 Mar;33 Suppl:311-23.

Proteomics: the first decade and beyond.

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Celera Genomics Corporation, 45 West Gude Drive, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA. scottp@farmalbiomed.com

Abstract

Proteomics is the systematic study of the many and diverse properties of proteins in a parallel manner with the aim of providing detailed descriptions of the structure, function and control of biological systems in health and disease. Advances in methods and technologies have catalyzed an expansion of the scope of biological studies from the reductionist biochemical analysis of single proteins to proteome-wide measurements. Proteomics and other complementary analysis methods are essential components of the emerging 'systems biology' approach that seeks to comprehensively describe biological systems through integration of diverse types of data and, in the future, to ultimately allow computational simulations of complex biological systems.

PMID:
12610541
DOI:
10.1038/ng1106
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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