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Measure: Metabolomics   #231100

Definition:

A specimen collection protocol for metabolomic studies.

Purpose:

To provide standard guidelines for collection, preparation, and handling of specimens for metabolomic studies. Metabolomics compares the relative differences between biological samples based on their metabolite profiles.

Protocols:

Essential Measures

Current Age
Gender
Related Measures

Ethnicity
Race

Keywords:

Metabolomics, obesity, metabolomics profile, intermediate metabolism, protein, peptides, carbohydrates, lipids, metabolites

Measure Release Date: September 9, 2015

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