Global Maps: Why do the metabolome? With 2 cc of serum, we can screen for metabolic disease and altered nutritional states.
What is Metabolomics?
Metabolomics is the study of small molecules and an integral technology for understanding the function of biological systems. It is the systematic measurement and biological interpretation of the low molecular weight (~50-1500 Da) biochemicals or “metabolites” within a biological sample, such as urine, plasma or tissue. Surveying these small molecules allows for better understanding of biological mechanisms, thereby creating a more complete picture of the phenotype (the observable characteristics of a living system).
Metabolic perturbance in autism spectrum disorders: a metabolomics study.
Nutritional status of individuals with autism spectrum disorders: do we know enough?
Biomarkers for mitochondrial respiratory chain disorders.
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