Recent Advances in Metabolomics

Author(s): Robert E. Smith, Kevin Tran, Kristy M. Richards

Journal Name: Current Metabolomics
Continued as Current Metabolomics and Systems Biology

Volume 3 , Issue 1 , 2015

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The field of metabolomics has continued to expand rapidly in the past two years. It has become an important part of personalized, predictive, preventive, and participatory (P4) medicine. In this article, recent advances in analytical methods (capillary electrophoresis, gas chromatography, liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry and MS imaging) are described. Advances in data analysis, quality control and receiver operator characteristic (ROC) curves are also described. The recent uses of metabolomics in disease diagnosis, epidemiology, epigenetics, hypertension, cancer, toxicology, drug discovery and the understanding of biological processes are also presented.

Keywords: Metabolomics, receiver operator characteristic (ROC) curves, capillary electrophoresis, gas chromatography, liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry, MS imaging.

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Year: 2015
Page: [54 - 64]
Pages: 11
DOI: 10.2174/2213235X03666150402230203
Price: $65

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