- Extracellular Vesicle
- Flow Cytometry
- Lipidomics Unit
- Molecular Ecology and Systematics Laboratory - MES
- Molecular Interactions
- Viikki Metabolomics Unit
- Biochemistry and Biotechnolgy
- Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
- General Microbiology
- Physiology and Neuroscience
- Plant Biology
Department of Biosciences
P.O. Box 65 (Viikinkaari 1)
00014 University of Helsinki
Viikki Metabolomics Unit - Metabolomics
´Metabolome’ was first suggested in 1998 by Stephen Oliver (University of Manchester) to designate ”all low-molecular-mass compounds synthesized by an organism”; later adopted by Oliver Fiehn (Golm, now Davis U.S.).
Metabolomics: the analysis of the 'Metabolome'=
The entire complement of all the small molecular weight metabolites within a cell, tissue or organism at a particular developmental or physiological state
Metabolomics: comprehensive and quantitative analysis of all metabolites
Metabolite target analysis: restricted to metabolites of, for example, a particular enzyme system, or a group of metabolites. Can also be quantitative.
Metabolite profiling: Non-targeted, not quantitative. Mainly to discover differences between phenotypes, treatments or changing conditions etc.
Metabolic fingerprinting: rapid classification of samples according to their origin or their biological relevance