Automated assembly of species metabolomes through data submission into a public repository

Reza M. Salek, Pablo Conesa, Keeva Cochrane, Kenneth Haug, Mark Williams, Namrata Kale, Pablo Moreno, Kalai Vanii Jayaseelan, Jose Ramon Macias, Venkata chandrasekhar Nainala, Robert D. Hall, Laura K. Reed, Mark R. Viant, Claire O'Donovan, Christoph Steinbeck

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Abstract

Following similar global efforts to exchange genomic and other biomedical data, global databases in metabolomics have now been established. MetaboLights, the first general purpose, publically available, cross-species, cross-application database in metabolomics, has become the fastest growing data repository at the European Bioinformatics Institute in terms of data volume. Here we present the automated assembly of species metabolomes in MetaboLights, a crucial reference for chemical biology, which is growing through user submissions.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbergix062
Pages (from-to)1-4
JournalGigaScience
Volume6
Issue number8
Early online date19 Jul 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2017

Keywords

  • Curation
  • Databases
  • Metabolomics
  • Species metabolomes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Informatics
  • Computer Science Applications

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