Chemical Entities of Biological Interest
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Edits to 'https://fairsharing.org/FAIRsharing.62qk8w' by 'The FAIRsharing Team' at 16:24, 12 Oct 2016 (approved): 'description' has been modified: Before: Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) is a freely available dictionary of molecular entities focused on small chemical compounds. The term molecular entity refers to any constitutionally or isotopically distinct atom, molecule, ion, ion pair, radical, radical ion, complex, conformer, etc., identifiable as a separately distinguishable entity. The molecular entities in question are either products of nature or synthetic products used to intervene in the processes of living organisms. ChEBI incorporates an ontological classification|whereby the relationships between molecular entities or classes of entities and their parents and/or children are specified. ChEBI uses nomenclature|symbolism and terminology endorsed by the following international scientific bodies: International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) Nomenclature Committee of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NC-IUBMB) Molecules directly encoded by the genome (e.g. nucleic acids|proteins and peptides derived from proteins by cleavage) are not as a rule included in ChEBI. All data in the database is non-proprietary or is derived from a non-proprietary source. It is thus freely accessible and available to anyone. In addition|each data item is fully traceable and explicitly referenced to the original source. After: Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) is a freely available dictionary of molecular entities focused on small chemical compounds. The term molecular entity refers to any constitutionally or isotopically distinct atom, molecule, ion, ion pair, radical, radical ion, complex, conformer, etc., identifiable as a separately distinguishable entity. The molecular entities in question are either products of nature or synthetic products used to intervene in the processes of living organisms.
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The ChEBI reference database and ontology for biologically relevant chemistry: enhancements for 2013.
Hastings J,de Matos P,Dekker A,Ennis M,Harsha B,Kale N,Muthukrishnan V,Owen G,Turner S,Williams M,Steinbeck C
Nucleic Acids Res 2012
ChEBI in 2016: Improved services and an expanding collection of metabolites.
Hastings J,Owen G,Dekker A,Ennis M,Kale N,Muthukrishnan V,Turner S,Swainston N,Mendes P,Steinbeck C
Nucleic Acids Res 2015
Chemical Entities of Biological Interest: an update.
de Matos P,Alcantara R,Dekker A,Ennis M,Hastings J,Haug K,Spiteri I,Turner S,Steinbeck C
Nucleic Acids Res 2009
ChEBI: an open bioinformatics and cheminformatics resource.
Degtyarenko K,Hastings J,de Matos P,Ennis M
Curr Protoc Bioinformatics 2009
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Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), UK (Government body)
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021902 (European Commision grants FELICS)
226073 (European Union, Serving Life-science Information for the Next Generation (SLING))
BB/G022747/1 (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), UK)
BB/K019783/1 (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), UK)