This online textbook chapter supports and extends the content of the Proteins and Proteomics video. The chapter covers protein modification, and tools for identifying protein structure and composition. Click on the Go button to begin reading, or skip to a sub-section of the chapter in the list below.
What Is Proteomics?
Introduction to Protein Structure
Determining Protein Structure
Structure and Function Relationships of Proteins
Genomics-Based Predictions of Cellular Proteins
2D Gel Electrophoresis to Identify Cellular Proteins
Mass Spectrometry to Identify Cellular Proteins
Identifying Protein Interactions
The Yeast Two-Hybrid System
Proteomes in Different Organisms
Proteomics and Drug Discovery
Ethics and the Economics of Drug Discovery