Metabolomics in systems biology.

  title={Metabolomics in systems biology.},
  author={Wolfram Weckwerth},
  journal={Annual review of plant biology},
  • W. Weckwerth
  • Published 28 November 2003
  • Biology
  • Annual review of plant biology
The primary aim of "omic" technologies is the nontargeted identification of all gene products (transcripts, proteins, and metabolites) present in a specific biological sample. By their nature, these technologies reveal unexpected properties of biological systems. A second and more challenging aspect of omic technologies is the refined analysis of quantitative dynamics in biological systems. For metabolomics, gas and liquid chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry are well suited for coping… 

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