Neil Kelleher and Lloyd Smith propose that the scientific community adopt the term ‘proteoform’ to refer to all the different forms that a protein can take. Will the community adopt it?
In the March 2013 issue of Nature Methods, Neil Kelleher and Lloyd Smith, investigators within the Consortium for Top Down Protoemics, have proposed a new term for the myriad forms of proteins that can be found in nature.
See the Methagora blog post by Allison Doerr: An all-encompassing term to describe protein complexity
Read the Article in Nature Methods: Proteoform: a single term describing protein complexity