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MetaboLights is a database for Metabolomics experiments and derived information. The database is cross-species, cross-technique and covers metabolite structures and their reference spectra as well as their biological roles, locations and concentrations, and experimental data from metabolic experiments. We offer user-submission tools and have strong reporting capabilities. We will utilise and further develop de-facto standard formats where various components are encapsulated, such as the encoded spectral and chromatographic data, and associated information about the chemical structure, as well as metadata describing assays and the study as a whole. We are dedicated to collaborate closely with major parties in world-wide metabolomics communities, such as the Metabolomics Society and the associated Metabolomics Standards Initiative (MSI).

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MetaboLights--an open-access general-purpose repository for metabolomics studies and associated meta-data.

Haug K., Salek RM., Conesa P., Hastings J., de Matos P., Rijnbeek M., Mahendraker T., Williams M., Neumann S., Rocca-Serra P., Maguire E., González-Beltrán A., Sansone SA., Griffin JL., Steinbeck C.,
Nucleic Acids Res. 2013

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The MetaboLights repository: curation challenges in metabolomics

Reza M. Salek, Kenneth Haug, Pablo Conesa, Janna Hastings, Mark Williams, Tejasvi Mahendraker, Eamonn Maguire, Alejandra N. González-Beltrán, Philippe Rocca-Serra, Susanna-Assunta Sansone and Christoph Steinbeck
Database: The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation 2013

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MetaboLights: towards a new COSMOS of metabolomics data management.

Steinbeck C, Conesa P, Haug K, Mahendraker T, Williams M, Maguire E, Rocca-Serra P, Sansone SA, Salek RM, Griffin JL.
Metabolomics 2013

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Dissemination of metabolomics results: role of MetaboLights and COSMOS.

Salek RM, Haug K, Steinbeck C
GigaScience 2013

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  • BB/I000933/1 (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), UK)

  • BB/L024152/1 (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), UK)