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Skip to 0 minutes and 8 seconds CATHERINE WINDER: Welcome to the second week of Metabolomics: Understanding Metabolism in the 21st Century. Last week, we introduced you to metabolomics and why we study metabolomics. In this week, we will show you how the data generated in metabolomic studies has altered the approach to our scientific research, and discuss the multi-disciplinary approaches that are applied within the metabolomics field. We have a number of case studies from both experienced researchers and PhD students to explain the impact of metabolomics on their research now and in the future.

Skip to 0 minutes and 46 seconds In the final section of this week, we will provide an overview of the important points to consider when studying the metabolome, discuss how we overcome the challenges of measuring the metabolome, maximise the number of metabolites that we can detect from each sample, and how we can ensure that the data produced is a useful resource now and in the future. We hope that you enjoy the second week of the course. Please continue to interact with us on the forums and Twitter to share your thoughts and any resources that you may have come across during your research into the subject.

An introduction to Week 2 of the course

Dr Catherine Winder introduces the topics that will be covered in the second week of the course.

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Metabolomics: Understanding Metabolism in the 21st Century

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