NIH | National Cancer Institute | NCI Wiki  

You can enter basic annotation information describing the chemical association(s) of the sample and/or functionalizing entities of the sample.

Chemical association requirement

To enter chemical association information, you must enter at least two composing elements and/or at least one functionalizing entity to the sample entity.

To add a chemical association

  1. Access a sample and composition, as described in Accessing the Sample Composition Summary.
  2. Click the Chemical Association tab or the All tab and click Add next to Chemical Association.
  3. Both tabs provide customizations based on your Association Type* selection.

  4. Follow these steps to fill in the association. Links are provided for additional details.

    CompleteHow to
    Association Type*

    Select a chemical association type (required).


    Enter any additional information that describes the chemical association of the two elements.


    In the Elements Information section, both Element boxes list the nanomaterial or functionalizing entities you defined while annotating the sample.

    1. Each time you select an option, a list displays entities relating to your previous selection.

    2. Select an option from each list.
      The arrow between the Element text boxes symbolizes the association between the two.


    Click Add to expand the page where you can add one or more files whose data is relevant to the functionalizing entity or the derivation of its data. For details, refer to Adding Composition Files.

    If you paste text into an input field, review it before submitting the text to the system. Make sure the formatting (such as superscript, subscript, bold, and Italics), Greek letters, and other special characters appear as expected. For details, refer to Correcting Special Text

  5. When you are finished, click Submit to save the association to the sample.

  • No labels