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metabolome Syllabification: me·tab·o·lome
Pronunciation: /məˈtabəˌlōm/

Definition of metabolome in English:


The total number of metabolites present within an organism, cell, or tissue: water composition had a significant effect on the fish liver metabolome
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  • Interestingly, similar trends as those shown in Fig.1 were also observed in the metabolome.
  • As another approach to integrate transcriptome and metabolome, data are mapped on known metabolic pathways.
  • Therefore, the metabolite composition of a cell or organism, the metabolome, is linked to the transcriptome and to the physiological state of the plant.


1990s: blend of metabolism and genome.

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