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MetaboLights

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Short name MetaboLights
Full name A Repository for Metabolomics Studies and Associated Meta-data
Description MetaboLights is the first general-purpose,open-access repository for metabolomics studies,their raw experimental data and associated metadata,maintained by one of the major open-access data providers in molecular biology.
URL http://www.ebi.ac.uk/metabolights/
Year founded 2012
Last update & version 2012-10-29    
Availability Free to all users
University/Institution hosted Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Address Hinxton, Cambridgeshire CB10 1SD, UK
City Hinxton
Province/State Cambridgeshire
Country/Region United Kingdom
Contact name Christoph Steinbeck
Contact email steinbeck@ebi.ac.uk
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  • metabolomics
  • metadata
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  • MetaboLights--an open-access general-purpose repository for metabolomics studies and associated meta-data. [PMID: 23109552]

    Kenneth Haug, Reza M Salek, Pablo Conesa, Janna Hastings, Paula de Matos, Mark Rijnbeek, Tejasvi Mahendraker, Mark Williams, Steffen Neumann, Philippe Rocca-Serra, Eamonn Maguire, Alejandra González-Beltrán, Susanna-Assunta Sansone, Julian L Griffin, Christoph Steinbeck
    Nucleic acids research 2013:41(Database issue)
    122 Citations (Google Scholar as of 2016-01-28)

    Abstract: MetaboLights (http://www.ebi.ac.uk/metabolights) is the first general-purpose, open-access repository for metabolomics studies, their raw experimental data and associated metadata, maintained by one of the major open-access data providers in molecular biology. Metabolomic profiling is an important tool for research into biological functioning and into the systemic perturbations caused by diseases, diet and the environment. The effectiveness of such methods depends on the availability of public open data across a broad range of experimental methods and conditions. The MetaboLights repository, powered by the open source ISA framework, is cross-species and cross-technique. It will cover metabolite structures and their reference spectra as well as their biological roles, locations, concentrations and raw data from metabolic experiments. Studies automatically receive a stable unique accession number that can be used as a publication reference (e.g. MTBLS1). At present, the repository includes 15 submitted studies, encompassing 93 protocols for 714 assays, and span over 8 different species including human, Caenorhabditis elegans, Mus musculus and Arabidopsis thaliana. Eight hundred twenty-seven of the metabolites identified in these studies have been mapped to ChEBI. These studies cover a variety of techniques, including NMR spectroscopy and mass spectrometry.

  • MetaboLights: towards a new COSMOS of metabolomics data management. [PMID: 23060735]

    Christoph Steinbeck, Pablo Conesa, Kenneth Haug, Tejasvi Mahendraker, Mark Williams, Eamonn Maguire, Philippe Rocca-Serra, Susanna-Assunta Sansone, Reza M Salek, Julian L Griffin
    Metabolomics : Official journal of the Metabolomic Society 2012:8(5)
    39 Citations (Google Scholar as of 2016-01-15)

    Abstract: Exciting funding initiatives are emerging in Europe and the US for metabolomics data production, storage, dissemination and analysis. This is based on a rich ecosystem of resources around the world, which has been build during the past ten years, including but not limited to resources such as MassBank in Japan and the Human Metabolome Database in Canada. Now, the European Bioinformatics Institute has launched MetaboLights, a database for metabolomics experiments and the associated metadata (http://www.ebi.ac.uk/metabolights). It is the first comprehensive, cross-species, cross-platform metabolomics database maintained by one of the major open access data providers in molecular biology. In October, the European COSMOS consortium will start its work on Metabolomics data standardization, publication and dissemination workflows. The NIH in the US is establishing 6-8 metabolomics services cores as well as a national metabolomics repository. This communication reports about MetaboLights as a new resource for Metabolomics research, summarises the related developments and outlines how they may consolidate the knowledge management in this third large omics field next to proteomics and genomics.

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Expression Interaction and Network
Arabidopsis thaliana Caenorhabditis elegans Escherichia coli Homo sapiens Mus musculus
metabolomics metadata

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  • Created on: 2015-06-20
  • Curated by:
    • Zhang Zhang [2016-03-29]
    • Lin Liu [2016-03-26]
    • Mengwei Li [2016-02-21]
    • Li Yang [2015-11-23]
    • Li Yang [2015-06-26]
    • Jian Sang [2015-06-26]
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