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Sci China Life Sci. 2014 Dec;57(12):1162-71. doi: 10.1007/s11427-014-4714-2. Epub 2014 Aug 13.

Rapid development of proteomics in China: from the perspective of the Human Liver Proteome Project and technology development.

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State Key Laboratory of Proteomics, National Engineering Research Center for Protein Drugs, Beijing Proteome Research Center, National Center for Protein Sciences Beijing, Beijing Institute of Radiation Medicine, Beijing, 102206, China.

Abstract

Proteomics focuses on the systematic identification and quantification of entire proteomes and interpretation of proteins' biological functions. During the last decade, proteomics in China has grown much faster than other research fields in the life sciences. At the beginning of the second decade of the 21(st) century, the rapid development of high-resolution and high-speed mass spectrometry makes proteomics a powerful tool to study the mechanisms underlying physiological/pathological processes in organisms. This article provides a brief overview of proteomics technology development and representative scientific progress of the Human Liver Proteome Project (HLPP) in China over the past three years.

PMID:
25119674
DOI:
10.1007/s11427-014-4714-2
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