Metabolomics and Biomarker Discovery

  • Kathryn Sinclair
  • Ed DudleyEmail author
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 1140)


Recently, metabolomics—the study of metabolite profiles within biological samples—has found a wide range of applications. This chapter describes the different techniques available for metabolomic analysis, the various samples that can be utilised for analysis and applications of both global and targeted metabolomic analysis to biomarker discovery in medicine.


Biomarkers Metabolomics Pancreatic cancer 


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  1. 1.Swansea University Medical SchoolSwansea UniversitySwanseaUK

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