Year 2020, Volume 13 , Issue 3, Pages 372 - 380 2020-12-15

Nutrigenomics - An emerging field of science and technology unrevealing inter-relationships between nutrients and human genome using modern tools such as transcriptomics, metabolomics, epigenomics and proteomics

Syeda NAMRA HAG [1] , Raffia SİDDİQUE [2] , Volkan ALTAY [3] , Rabia EJAZ [4] , Tahira KARIM [5] , Tayyaba KOMAL [6] , Ghulam KUBRA [7] , Alvina GUL [8] , Volkan ALTAY [9] , Münir ÖZTÜRK [10]

Nutrigenomics is one of the upcoming sciences that have the potential to open up new arenas towards health and disease management. Earlier generalized approach towards health and disease management was employed in the health sector in which human genetics and its respective environment was taken into account, nevertheless in this contemporary approach nutrition and its interaction with human genome holds focal position. With regards to nutrition and human genomics and their interaction two terms as nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics are employed but both of these terms are distant as well as closely related depending upon the context. According to various different research studies conducted on the subject revealed that nutrients have the potential of influencing gene and its expression. Nutrients do serve as qualifying agents that can affect the overall functioning of genes at all levels. In order to uncover the various aspects and to deepen our comprehension on the subject various different approaches-more precisely ‘OMICS’ sciences are employed. Transcriptomics, Proteomics, Metabolomics and Epigenomics greatly serve the purpose. Nutrigenomics has been anticipated as a revolutionary scientific approach that will provide us with more customized, tailor-made and individual specific approach towards health and disease management.
epigenomics, metabolomics, nutrigenomics, proteomics
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Orcid: 0000-0002-6421-8119
Author: Syeda NAMRA HAG
Institution: National University of Sciences-Technology (NUST)
Country: Pakistan

Orcid: 0000-0002-6423-7539
Author: Raffia SİDDİQUE
Institution: National University of Sciences-Technology (NUST)
Country: Pakistan

Orcid: 0000-0002-3203-9191
Author: Volkan ALTAY
Institution: National University of Sciences-Technology (NUST)
Country: Pakistan

Orcid: 0000-0003-3923-3699
Author: Rabia EJAZ
Institution: National University of Sciences-Technology (NUST)
Country: Pakistan

Orcid: 0000-0002-2510-8152
Author: Tahira KARIM
Institution: National University of Sciences-Technology (NUST)
Country: Pakistan

Orcid: 0000-0002-6604-0203
Author: Tayyaba KOMAL
Institution: National University of Sciences-Technology (NUST)
Country: Pakistan

Orcid: 0000-0003-0837-1298
Author: Ghulam KUBRA
Institution: National University of Sciences-Technology (NUST)
Country: Pakistan

Orcid: 0000-0002-7323-1905
Author: Alvina GUL
Institution: National University of Sciences-Technology (NUST)
Country: Pakistan

Orcid: 0000-0003-2450-6914
Author: Volkan ALTAY (Primary Author)
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0002-8687-9401
Author: Münir ÖZTÜRK
Institution: Ege University
Country: Turkey

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Thanks Authors extend sincere thanks to the Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, NUST, Islamabad from Pakistan, and Ege University as well as Hatay Mustafa Kemal University in Turkey for their full support in this and ongoing project collaborations.

Application Date : May 16, 2020
Acceptance Date : August 19, 2020
Publication Date : December 15, 2020

APA Namra Hag, S , Si̇ddi̇que, R , Altay, V , Ejaz, R , Karım, T , Komal, T , Kubra, G , Gul, A , Altay, V , Öztürk, M . (2020). Nutrigenomics - An emerging field of science and technology unrevealing inter-relationships between nutrients and human genome using modern tools such as transcriptomics, metabolomics, epigenomics and proteomics . Biyolojik Çeşitlilik ve Koruma , 13 (3) , 372-380 . Retrieved from