About this Research Topic
In 2011, a group of plant proteomic researchers established the International Plant Proteomics Organization (INPPO) to advance the utilization of this technology in plants as well as to create a way for plant proteomics researchers to interact, collaborate and exchange ideas. The INPPO will conduct its inaugural world congress in the autumn of 2014, hosted by the University of Hamburg (Germany). Plant proteomic researchers from around the world will be in attendance and the event will mark the global maturation of this research community. This congress marks the initial steps in raising plant proteomes to the same level as those of other systems, including humans and microbes.
The Research Topic intends to captures the opinions of the gathered researchers on all aspects of plant proteomics. This could include the future role of proteomics in plant science, current technical limitations, novel approaches and applications in proteomics, bioinformatics aspects, as well as data analysis and storage to name a few. Contributors are encouraged to submit the following article types (i) Opinion Articles (2,000 words), (ii) General Commentary (1000 words), (iii) Methods, (iv) Mini Reviews or (v) Original Research on issues relating to plant proteomics.
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