Definition of proteome in English:

proteome

Line breaks: prote|ome
Pronunciation: /ˈprəʊtɪəʊm
 
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noun

Biology
The entire complement of proteins that is or can be expressed by a cell, tissue, or organism.
More example sentences
  • A major task for the postgenomic era is to characterize the full protein complement, i.e. the proteome, for organisms.
  • During the past decade research in the field of molecular biology has gradually shifted from the analysis of single genes to the analysis of whole genomes, transcriptomes, and proteomes.
  • Genome-wide surveys for simple sequences have shown that these low-complexity sequences are the most commonly shared peptide fragments in eukaryotic proteomes.

Origin

1990s: blend of protein and genome.

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