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ready Chemical Entities of Biological Interest

Abbreviation: ChEBI

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Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) is a free dictionary that describes 'small’ chemical compounds. These compound includes distinct synthetic or natural atoms, molecules, ions, ion pair, radicals, radical ions, complexes, conformers, etc.. These molecular entities can interact with or affect the processes of living organisms.

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Publication for citation  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; 10.1093/nar/gkv1031;

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ChEBI: an open bioinformatics and cheminformatics resource.

Degtyarenko K,Hastings J,de Matos P,Ennis M
Curr Protoc Bioinformatics 2009

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ChEBI: a database and ontology for chemical entities of biological interest.

Degtyarenko K,de Matos P,Ennis M,Hastings J,Zbinden M,McNaught A,Alcantara R,Darsow M,Guedj M,Ashburner M
Nucleic Acids Res 2007

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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

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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

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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

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