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Science  25 Nov 2016:
Vol. 354, Issue 6315, pp. 1055
DOI: 10.1126/science.354.6315.1055-c


Understanding how a particular DNA sequence gives rise to a particular protein provides us with some insight into that protein, but a deeper investigation of how the protein is made, where it is located, and how much of it is present in different cell types is required to enable a true understanding of its function. Proteomics researchers seek to identify and characterize each and every protein in a specific location—be it the whole body or a specific tissue. This poster aims to delve down an additional layer into the cellular proteome, taking a journey into the subcellular compartments within a single cell to discover what secrets each organellar proteome might hold. Characterizing the distribution of individual proteins at a subcellular level provides important clues to the pathways and processes in which these proteins are involved.

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