Genomics and Proteomics

Review Questions

What is a biomarker?

  1. the color coding of different genes
  2. a protein that is uniquely produced in a diseased state
  3. a molecule in the genome or proteome
  4. a marker that is genetically inherited



A protein signature is:

  1. the path followed by a protein after it is synthesized in the nucleus
  2. the path followed by a protein in the cytoplasm
  3. a protein expressed on the cell surface
  4. a unique set of proteins present in a diseased state