Omics and integrated omics for the promotion of food and nutrition science

Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine
Hisanori KatoKenji Saito


Transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics are three major platforms of comprehensive omics analysis in the science of food and complementary medicine. Other omics disciplines, including those of epigenetics and microRNA, are matters of increasing concern. The increased use of the omics approach in food science owes much to the recent advancement of technology and bioinformatic methodologies. Moreover, many researchers now put the combination of multiple omics analysis (integrated omics) into practice to exhaustively understand the functionality of food components. However, data analysis of integrated omics requires huge amount of work and high skill of data handling. A database of nutritional omics data was constructed by the authors, which should help food scientists to analyze their own omics data more effectively. In addition, a novel tool for the easy visualization of omics data was developed by the authors' group. The tool enables one to overview the changes of multiple omics in the KEGG pathway. Research in traditional and complementary medicine will be further facilitated by promoting the integrated omics research of food functionality. Such integrated research will only be possible with the effective collaboration o...Continue Reading


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