Meaning of metabolome in English:


Pronunciation /mɪˈtabələʊm/


  • The total number of metabolites present within an organism, cell, or tissue.

    ‘water composition had a significant effect on the fish liver metabolome’
    • ‘Interestingly, similar trends as those shown in Fig.1 were also observed in the metabolome.’
    • ‘As another approach to integrate transcriptome and metabolome, data are mapped on known metabolic pathways.’
    • ‘Therefore, the metabolite composition of a cell or organism, the metabolome, is linked to the transcriptome and to the physiological state of the plant.’
    • ‘Amino acid analysis and metabolome studies of the mutants are now in progress.’
    • ‘I've spent the past three days at the conference, among folks who are wrestling not only with the genome, but also with the proteome, the transcriptome, the reactome, and the metabolome.’


1990s blend of metabolism and genome.