6 Milestones in Metabolomics: Driving our understanding of the metabolome
List May 18, 2017
Director of Editorial
Within systems biology, the field of metabolomics is considered relatively new. Despite this, the first reports of metabolic studies can be traced back 1000’s of years to ancient China.
Unsurprisingly, metabolomics has come a long way in the past 3,000 years. Ever more sophisticated tools are being developed to study metabolites and increase our understanding of the metabolome. But what were the developments and discoveries that enabled this field to develop?