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proteome

[proh-tee-ohm] /ˈproʊ tiˌoʊm/
noun, Genetics.
1.
the entire complement of proteins found in an organism over its entire life cycle, or in a particular cell type at a particular time under defined environmental conditions.
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British Dictionary definitions for proteome

proteome

/ˈprəʊtɪˌəʊm/
noun
1.
the full complement of proteins that occur within a cell, tissue, or organism
Word Origin
C20: from prote[in] + -ome
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Contemporary definitions for proteome
noun

in genetics, the complete set of proteins from the information encoded on a genome that can be expressed and modified by a cell, tissue, or organism

Word Origin

protein + genome

Usage Note

proteomics n

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proteome in Science
proteome
  (prō'tē-ōm')   
The complete set of proteins that can be expressed by the genetic material of an organism. Compare genome.
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