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Genomics, Pharmacogenetics and Proteomics: An Integration

  1. Martin R Wilkins,
  2. Tsuyoshi Shiga,
  3. Robert Hughes,
  4. Margaret Town

Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0006189

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Wilkins, M. R., Shiga, T., Hughes, R. and Town, M. 2006. Genomics, Pharmacogenetics and Proteomics: An Integration. eLS. .

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  1. Imperial College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

Abstract

Pharmacogenomics studies the influence of the genome on drug response, whereas proteomics is concerned with the range and type of proteins produced by an individual. These techniques may be used to improve drug discovery, identification and validation.

Keywords:

  • pharmacogenomics;
  • pharmacogenetics;
  • proteomics;
  • toxicogenomics;
  • genomics