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Chapter 1

Introduction to Proteome Informatics

At its core, proteomics can be defined as the branch of analytical science concerned with identifying and, ideally, quantifying every protein within a complex biological sample. This chapter provides a high level overview of this field and the key technologies that underpin it, as a primer for the chapters that follow. It also introduces the field of proteome informatics, and explains why it is an integral part of any proteomics experiment.

Publication details


Print publication date
23 Nov 2016
Copyright year
2017
Print ISBN
978-1-78262-428-8
PDF eISBN
978-1-78262-673-2
ePub eISBN
978-1-78262-957-3