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The metabolome is the global collection of all low molecular weight metabolites that are produced by cells during metabolism, and provides a direct functional readout of cellular activity and physiological status (from Advances in Genetics, 2016, ScienceDirect).

Metabolomics is the large-scale study of small molecules, commonly known as metabolites, within cells, biofluids, tissues or organisms (EMBL-EBI training).

  • MetaboLights. MetaboLights is the first general purpose, open access repository for metabolomics studies, their raw experimental data and associated metadata (EMBL-EBI train online).