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Supposing you knew all your personal “omes”, i.e. your genome, transcriptome, proteome, metabolome, and microbiome, would that be enough to predict your health risks, to carry out effective prevention or to intervene curatively? No, this self-referential approach is unfortunately not yet sufficient, because you are more than the sum of your “omes”.

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Schmidt, H.H.H.W. (2022). Your Exposome. In: The end of medicine as we know it - and why your health has a future. Springer, Cham.

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