The Human Red Blood Cell Proteome and Interactome

  title={The Human Red Blood Cell Proteome and Interactome},
  author={Steven R. Goodman and Anastasia Kurdia and Larry P. Ammann and David G. Kakhniashvili and Ovidiu Daescu},
  journal={Experimental Biology and Medicine},
  pages={1391 - 1408}
The red blood cell or erythrocyte is easily purified, readily available, and has a relatively simple structure. Therefore, it has become a very well studied cell in terms of protein composition and function. RBC proteomic studies performed over the last five years, by several laboratories, have identified 751 proteins within the human erythrocyte. As RBCs contain few internal structures, the proteome will contain far fewer proteins than nucleated cells. In this minireview, we summarize the… 

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