Metabolomics: Applications and Technologies
List Mar 26, 2019 | by Hezi Tenenboim
Part of the "systems biology“ trend, metabolomics research, referring to the study of the entire metabolite profile of an organism, has gained significant momentum in recent years.
Metabolomics utilizes complex, high-precision laboratory devices to detect, quanitfy and analyze molecules such as amino acids, sugars and fats. Metabolomics research has a breadth of applications across the life science fields.
Download this list to learn more about:
- The most commonly used methods in metabolomics research
- The advantages and drawbacks of particular methods
- The application of metabolomics research in areas such as toxicology, the cosmetic industry and nutrigenomics
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