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What is Metabolomics?

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Metabolomics is the study of the unique chemical fingerprint left by cells. This fingerprint is composed of metabolites, small molecules that are the intermediary or end product of chemical reactions. The Metabolomics Core at University of Utah Health empowers researchers at the U and beyond to sort through the stream of metabolites with the aim of understanding disease and developing new treatments.

"We are one of the best equipped metabolomics centers instrumentation-wise in the country, providing a broad range of "-omics" capabilities to study many types of organisms," said Cox, Director of the Metabolomics Core. "We have become known as a serious place to study metabolism."

To learn more about analytical services and fees, visit the Metabolomics Core.

Read more about U of U Health research using the core.