From the moment of its inception, the Human Genome Project was expected to yield substantial benefits in diagnostics. But the genome is only part of the story. Equally important are the mRNA transcripts that carry out the genome’s orders, the proteins they encode, and ultimately, the metabolites upon which they act. Today, thanks to rapid advances in DNA sequencing, mass spectrometry, and microarrays, among other technologies, researchers can query these biomolecules on a grand “omics” scale. (Read more at Drug Discovery & Development)
This site is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice from a physician. Please check with a physician if you need a diagnosis and/or for treatments as well as information regarding your specific condition. If you are experiencing urgent medical conditions, call 9-1-1.
©2015 Biodesix, Inc. All rights reserved.