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ready Minimum Information about a Biosynthetic Gene cluster

Abbreviation: MIBiG

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A wide variety of enzymatic pathways that produce specialized metabolites in bacteria, fungi and plants are known to be encoded in biosynthetic gene clusters. Information about these clusters, pathways and metabolites is currently dispersed throughout the literature, making it difficult to exploit. The Minimum Information about a Biosynthetic Gene cluster (MIBiG) data standard was created to facilitate consistent and systematic deposition and retrieval of data on biosynthetic gene clusters.

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Minimum Information about a Biosynthetic Gene cluster.

Medema MH et al.
Nat Chem Biol 2015

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Paired Omics Data Platform
Paired Omics Data Platform (PoDP) was created to streamline access to paired omics data so humans and computers can access and read paired datasets as well as record and exploit validated links between BGCs and metabolites. The aim of the PoDP is to connect public metabolomics datasets to their genomic origins. The PoDP does not store any metabolomics or genomics datasets, but captures metadata defining pairs of omics datasets in existing public databases and platforms already validated and utilized by the genomics and metabolomics communities.

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