Figure 1. The number of proteins cataloged in UniProt databases . Swiss-Prot contains reviewed and manually-annotated proteins. Its growth is unnoticeable compared to UniRef50 that comprises unreviewed, automatically annotated sequences.
- – Understanding of microbial proteins is crucial for unlocking the microbiome’s clinical potential.
- – Developing a precise protein function prediction method is still a significant challenge.
- – Deep learning is a powerful tool that, with sufficient amounts of data, can take proteomics far further than current methods.
To be continued…
The next part in this series will summarize the recent adoption of deep learning advancements in proteomics, which is slowly leading to a better understanding of (microbial) proteins.
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