The “Omics” Future: Genomics, Transcriptomics, and Proteomics

  • Sina A. GharibEmail author
Part of the Respiratory Medicine book series (RM)


Rapid advancements in biotechnology and computing power have revolutionized the study of DNA, RNA, and protein at unprecedented resolution, depth, and thoroughness. These breakthroughs have led to the creation of the fields of genomics, transcriptomics, and proteomics. This chapter explains the concepts of genomics, transcriptomics, and proteomics and their potential for analyzing the genetic components of sleep disorders. Sleep and its associated disorders represent prime targets for systems-based analyses using these new approaches.


Obstructive Sleep Apnea Sleep Disorder Shotgun Proteomics Obstructive Sleep Apnea Group Adenotonsillar Hypertrophy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of MedicineUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  2. 2.UW Medicine Sleep Institute and Center for Lung Biology, Department of MedicineUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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