Summary of MetaCyc, version 28.0
Tier 1 Highly Curated Database

Database Authors: Ron Caspi1, Carol A Fulcher1, Anamika Kothari1, Markus Krummenacker1, Mario Latendresse1, Suzanne Paley1, Pallavi Subhraveti1, Peifen Zhang2, Sue Rhee2, Hartmut Foerster3, Lukas Mueller3, Peter D Karp1

1SRI International, 2Carnegie Institution for Science, 3Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research

Summary:
MetaCyc is a curated database of experimentally elucidated metabolic pathways from all domains of life.

MetaCyc contains pathways involved in both primary and secondary metabolism, as well as associated metabolites, reactions, enzymes, and genes. The goal of MetaCyc is to catalog the universe of metabolism by storing a representative sample of each experimentally elucidated pathway.

See the MetaCyc home page for more information.


Citations: [Caspi20]

Genes:15,525
Pathways:3,538
Enzymatic Reactions:19,017
Transport Reactions:980
Polypeptides:17,336
Protein Complexes:4,877
Enzymes:13,902
Transporters:685
Compounds:19,196
tRNAs:8
Growth Media:19
Protein Features:32,149
GO Terms:85,012

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References

Caspi20: Caspi R, Billington R, Keseler IM, Kothari A, Krummenacker M, Midford PE, Ong WK, Paley S, Subhraveti P, Karp PD (2020). "The MetaCyc database of metabolic pathways and enzymes - a 2019 update." Nucleic Acids Res 48(D1);D445-D453. PMID: 31586394


Report Errors or Provide Feedback
Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 46(D1):D633-D639 2018
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