Metabolomics An introduction
This course provides a basic introduction into the rapidly emerging field of metabolomics and its importance and applications.
Who is this course for?
Anyone who is interested in large-scale study of small molecules. An undergraduate-level knowledge of biology would be an advantage.
What will I achieve?
By the end of the course you will be able to:
- Comprehend the purpose and importance of the field of metabolomics
- Describe some principles of metabolomic study design
- Evaluate advantages and limitations of some analytical techniques used in metabolomics studies
- Discuss some of the modern-day applications of metabolomics
- Access metabolomics resources at the EMBL-EBI
What resources do I need?
There are no specific resources required to complete this course.
- What is metabolomics?
- The metabolome and metabolic reactions
- The importance of metabolomics
- Designing a metabolomics study
- Metabolomics resources at EMBL-EBI
- Metabolomics quiz
- Your feedback
- Learn more
How and when to access the course
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The average time to read through the main body of the course is 1 hour (not including exercises and external links). The time may vary depending on your prior knowledge and how you choose to work through the course.
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