A First Pass at the Proteome
This article was originally published in Start Up
Proteomics is the new buzzword for an old concept—the analysis of all cellular proteins in parallel. But the field has been revitalized by the assembly of large-scale gene sequence databases, and progress in mass spectrometry techniques for identifying proteins. Will the proteomics companies generate the kind of high-valuation discovery- and information-based businesses that genomics companies have?
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