Article Abstract

The way towards tailored treatment for metastatic renal cancer patients in the omics era: are we getting a “transcriptomic compass”?

Authors: Melissa Bersanelli, Alessio Cortellini, Sebastiano Buti


A transcriptome is a collection of all the gene readouts that are present in a cell. The instructions contained in the DNA of each single cell are transcribed into RNA, and the collection of the gene readouts for such transcription, the transcripts, constitute the transcriptome.