on 05-01-201210:34 AM - edited on 10-15-202111:35 AM by AnalyteGuru
Perkel JM. Biocompare; 2011 Jun 29. For all the hype that the genome and (to a lesser extent) proteome receive, when it comes to understanding the biology of disease, development, and differentiation, there's another 'ome to which researchers should pay attention: The metabolome. Metabolomics refers to the study of the complete set of metabolites a given cell, tissue, organ, or organism produces under a given set of conditions, i.e. its metabolome.