Glossary of "Life (9th ed.)" by Sadava et al. (2011)
- The set of proteins that can be made by an organism. Because of alternative splicing of pre-mRNA, the number of proteins that can be made is usually much larger than the number of protein-coding genes present in the organism’s genome.
- Sadava, D., Hillis, D. M., Heller, H. C. & Berenbaum, M. R. 2011. Life: The Science of Biology, 9th ed. -xliv + 1266 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.