Definition of transcriptomics in English:


Pronunciation /trɑːn-//transkrɪpˈtəʊmɪks//-ˈtɒmɪks/

plural noun

  • treated as singular The study of transcriptomes and their functions.

    ‘the field of transcriptomics allows for the examination of whole transcriptome changes across a variety of biological conditions’
    • ‘A genomics analysis on sulphur metabolism has been conducted at the level of transcriptomics and metabolomics.’
    • ‘However, the combination of metabolomics and transcriptomics will describe and unravel complex biological system relations.’
    • ‘Unlike transcriptomics, based on the analysis of a uniform molecule class, i.e. RNA, metabolite profiling obviously requires an arsenal of analytical tools owing to the diverse structures, properties, and sizes representing the plant's chemical composition, the metabolome.’
    • ‘The development of new platform technologies such as transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics have allowed a deeper insight into cellular mechanisms of metabolic adaptation on the molecular level, but also the reconstruction of cellular networks.’
    • ‘Post-genomics studies such as transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics will bring about a breakthrough for the functional elucidation of genes and for an understanding of a whole process of living cells.’