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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 104209, 9 pages
Review Article

Next-Generation Technologies for Multiomics Approaches Including Interactome Sequencing

1Division of Interactome Medical Sciences, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, 4-6-1 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8639, Japan
2Division of Molecular Biology, Tokyo University of Science Research Institute for Biomedical Science, 2669 Yamazaki, Noda, Chiba 278-0022, Japan

Received 27 June 2014; Revised 30 August 2014; Accepted 31 August 2014

Academic Editor: Calvin Yu-Chian Chen

Copyright © 2015 Hiroyuki Ohashi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The development of high-speed analytical techniques such as next-generation sequencing and microarrays allows high-throughput analysis of biological information at a low cost. These techniques contribute to medical and bioscience advancements and provide new avenues for scientific research. Here, we outline a variety of new innovative techniques and discuss their use in omics research (e.g., genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics, proteomics, and interactomics). We also discuss the possible applications of these methods, including an interactome sequencing technology that we developed, in future medical and life science research.