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The Fecal Metabolome database is a freely available electronic database containing detailed information about many small molecule metabolites found in human feces and many concentration values. Each metabolite entry contains more than 110 data fields and many of them are hyperlinked to other databases (KEGG, PubChem, ChEBI, Chemspider, DrugBank, PDB and Uniprot). The information includes literature and experimentally derived chemical data, clinical data and molecular/biochemistry data.

The Human Fecal Metabolome database is integrated into the Human Metabolome Database (HMDB), allowing users to browse the data in different views, Metabolites, Concentrations and Diseases. Users can see the basic information of the compounds, the concentrations of the compounds and the conditions associated with these concentrations. The Human Metabolome Database also supports extensive text, sequence, chemical structure and relational query searches. The Download button provides links to collected sequence, image and text files.

The Human Fecal Metabolome database is supported by David Wishart, Departments of Computing Science & Biological Sciences, University of Alberta.

The Human Fecal Metabolome database is also supported by  The Metabolomics Innovation Centre, a Genome Canada-funded core facility serving the scientific community and industry with world-class expertise and cutting-edge technologies.

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The Human Fecal Metabolome Database is offered to the public as a freely available resource. Use and re-distribution of the data, in whole or in part, for commercial purposes requires explicit permission of the authors and explicit acknowledgment of the source material (Human Fecal Metabolome Database) and the original publication (see below). We ask that users who download significant portions of the database cite the Human Fecal Metabolome Database paper in any resulting publications.

  1. Naama Karu, Ph.D; Lu Deng, Ph.D; Mordechai Slae, M.D.; An Chi Guo, Ph.D; Tanvir Sajed, B.Sc; Hien Huynh, M.D.; Eytan Wine, M.D.; David S. Wishart, Ph.D A Review on Human Fecal Metabolomics: Methods, Applications and the Human Fecal Metabolome Database. Analytica Chimica Acta. 7 Nov 2018, 1030:1-24.