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Proteomics: methodologies and applications to the study of human diseases

Proteomic approach has allowed large-scale studies of protein expression in different tissues and body fluids in discrete conditions and/or time points. Recent advances of methodologies in this field have opened new opportunities to obtain relevant information on normal and abnormal processes occurring in the human body. In the current report, the main proteomics techniques and their application to human disease study are reviewed.

proteomics; neoplasms; polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis; mass spectrometry; diseases

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