Proteomics and nephrology

Mario Bonomini, Vittorio Sirolli, Fulvio Magni, Andrea Urbani

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Abstract

Proteome analysis has emerged as a new field of protein science offering the possibility of achieving unbiased identification, quantification and functional assessment of all proteins and peptides present in biological samples. Proteomics technologies are being used with increased frequency in the renal community. In this article we aim to highlight investigations in basic renal research and in clinical nephrology making use of recent developments in proteomic methods. Several examples are presented of how proteomics may be helpful to nephrology and affect possible future directions in kidney research.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)865-871
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Nephrology
Volume25
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2012

Keywords

  • Biomarker
  • Kidney
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Proteome
  • Urinary proteomics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology

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