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Metabolomics Standards and Databases
The Metabolomics Standards and Databases collection in FAIRsharing lists the standards and databases relevant to the metabolomics field, as identified in the article "Data standards can boost metabolomics research, and if there is a will, there is a way", Metabolomics, January 2016, 12:14.

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Data standards can boost metabolomics research, and if there is a will, there is a way.

Rocca-Serra P,Salek RM,Arita M,Correa E,Dayalan S,Gonzalez-Beltran A,Ebbels T,Goodacre R,Hastings J,Haug K,Koulman A,Nikolski M,Oresic M,Sansone SA,Schober D,Smith J,Steinbeck C,Viant MR,Neumann S
Metabolomics 2015

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Registry Name Abbreviation Type Subject Domain Taxonomy Related Database Related Standard Related Policy In Collection/Recommendation Status

Analytical Data Interchange Protocol for Chromatographic Data ANDI-MS Standard None None ready

Core Information for Metabolomics Reporting CIMR Standard ready

eXtensible Experiment Markup Language XEML Standard None deprecated

imaging mz Markup Language imzML Standard None None ready

Investigation Study Assay Tabular ISA-Tab Standard ready

IUPAC International Chemical Identifier InChI Standard ready

Joint Committee on Atomic and Molecular Physical data - working group on Data eXchange JCAMP-DX Standard None uncertain

MetaboLights MTBLS Database ready

Metabolomics Workbench MW Database ready

mz5 mz5 Standard None None ready

mzData mzData Standard None None deprecated

mz Markup Language mzML Standard ready

mzXML mzXML Standard None deprecated
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Controlled Vocabulary nmrCV Standard None None ready

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Markup Language NMR-ML Standard None None ready

Simplified Molecular Input Line Entry Specification Format SMILES Standard None ready