What is Chemical Entities of Biological Interest?
A structured classification of chemical compounds of biological relevance.
EVS Processing and Usage
EVS downloads the chebi.obo.gz from ftp://ftp.ebi.ac.uk/pub/databases/chebi/ontology monthly. It is loaded directly into LexEVS using the LoadOBO.sh. There is no other processing.
- Use wget to download the gzip directly into the ChEBI data directory.
- Use gunzip to unzip.
- Use "more chebi.obo" to check the version number at the top of the file
- Use "mv chebi.obo chebi_v###.obo" to rename the file with the version
- Update the manifest and metadata with the version
- Load using LoadOBO.sh