Methods for drug discovery, disease treatment, and diagnosis using metabolomics

  • US 7,550,258 B2
  • Filed: 04/14/2006
  • Issued: 06/23/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/14/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for identifying small molecules relevant to a disease state, comprising:

  • obtaining a small molecule profile from a biological sample from a subject suffering from said disease state; and

    comparing the small molecule profile from the subject to a standard small molecule profile, thereby identifying small molecules relevant to said disease state, wherein said small molecule profile is obtained using one or more techniques which detect 50% or more of the small molecules in said sample.

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