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BIO 702 PROTEOMICS, METABOLOMICS AND IONOMICS                                                                               (3L+0P) III

Objective
  To impart knowledge in the upcoming areas like Proteomics, Metabolomics and Ionomics and their applications.

Theory

UNIT I
  Protein sequencing technologies.

UNIT II
  Protein profiling and proteome analysis: Proteome technology, 2D PAGE, MSMS. MALDI-TOF, Protein microarray, comparative and structural proteomics.

UNIT III
  Quantitative PCR, SAGE, MPSS, Micro array.

UNIT IV
  Metabolomics: Elucidation of  metabolic pathways, metabolic pathway engineering. Specific examples of pathway engineering.

UNIT V
  Ionomics: Concept of  ionome and ionomics.Analytical technology required for ionomics. Applications of ionomics in functional genomics and assessment of physiological status of plants. Role of bioinformatics in ionomics.

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