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The BioCyc Database Collection is a collection of Pathway/Genome Databases. Each database in the BioCyc collection describes the genome and metabolic pathways of a single organism.
MetaCyc is a database of nonredundant, experimentally elucidated metabolic pathways. MetaCyc contains more than 1800 pathways from more than 2200 different organisms (circa 2012). The MetaCyc data were curated from more than 33,000 scientific publications. MetaCyc describes metabolic pathways, reactions, enzymes, and metabolites.
The following publications are selected by the author. They are listed in reverse chronological order.
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Caspi R and Karp PD. Using the MetaCyc pathway database and the BioCyc database collection. Curr Protoc Bioinformatics, vol. 20, pp. 1.17.1-1.17.51, 2007. [Details]
Caspi R, Foerster H, Fulcher C. A, Kaipa P, Krummenacker M, Latendresse M, Paley S, Rhee S. Y, Shearer A. G, Tissier C, Walk T. C, Zhang P, Karp P. D. The MetaCyc Database of metabolic pathways and enzymes and the BioCyc collection of Pathway/Genome Databases. Nucleic Acids Research, vol. 36, pp. D623-D631, 2007. [PDF, Details]
Caspi, R. and Foerster, H. and Fulcher, C.A. and Hopkinson, R. and Ingraham, J. and Kaipa, P. and Krummenacker, M. and Paley, S. and Pick, J. and Rhee, S.Y. and Tissier, C. and Zhang, P. and Karp, P.D. MetaCyc: a multiorganism database of metabolic pathways and enzymes.. Nucleic Acids Research, vol. 34, pp. D511-D516, Jan 2006. [PDF, Details]