SABIO-RK: an updated resource for manually curated biochemical reaction kinetics.


SABIO-RK ( is a manually curated database containing data about biochemical reactions and their reaction kinetics. The data are primarily extracted from scientific literature and stored in a relational database. The content comprises both naturally occurring and alternatively measured biochemical reactions and is not restricted to any organism class. The data are made available to the public by a web-based search interface and by web services for programmatic access. In this update we describe major improvements and extensions of SABIO-RK since our last publication in the database issue of Nucleic Acid Research (2012). (i) The website has been completely revised and (ii) allows now also free text search for kinetics data. (iii) Additional interlinkages with other databases in our field have been established; this enables users to gain directly comprehensive knowledge about the properties of enzymes and kinetics beyond SABIO-RK. (iv) Vice versa, direct access to SABIO-RK data has been implemented in several systems biology tools and workflows. (v) On request of our experimental users, the data can be exported now additionally in spreadsheet formats. (vi) The newly established SABIO-RK Curation Service allows to respond to specific data requirements.


PubMed ID: 29092055

Projects: de.NBI-SysBio

Publication type: Journal

Journal: Nucleic Acids Res

Citation: Nucleic Acids Res. 2018 Jan 4;46(D1):D656-D660. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkx1065.

Date Published: 4th Jan 2018

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