toponome

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

topo- +‎ genome. The name was invented by Walter Schubert in 2003.

Noun[edit]

toponome (plural toponomes)

  1. The spatial network code of biomolecules, particularly proteins in living cells and tissues.
    • 2003 2003, Walter Shubert, “Topological Proteomics, Toponomics, MELK-Technology”, in Proteomics of Microorganisms, page 189:
      Thereby, it addresses higher level order in a proteome, referred to as the toponome, coding cell functions by topologically and timely determined webs of interacting proteins.

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