What is the biggest hurdle facing systems biology, and how can it be overcome? | GenomeWeb

A.The biggest hurdle is the expense for performing well-designed experiments that will enable the investigator to apply mathematical modeling approaches to the resulting data. Both gene expression microarray and proteomics experiments still are expensive, especially if you add on 3-4 replicates for each data point and do the reiterative sampling of time or dose (8-10 different data points) that is required for systems biology.

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