Registry Chemical Entities of Biological Interest

Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) is a freely available dictionary of molecular entities focused on 'small' chemical compounds.

Prefix
chebi
Preferred Prefix
CHEBI
Alternative Prefixes
CHEBI ChEBI CHEBIID
Version
205
Links
Homepage OBO OWL
Contact
amalik@ebi.ac.uk
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Chemical Entities of Biological Interest should match this regular expression:
^\d+$

Example Local Unique Identifier
24867   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from Chemical Entities of Biological Interest should match this regular expression:
^CHEBI:\d+$

Example CURIE
CHEBI:24867
MIRIAM Namespace Embedded in LUI
The legacy MIRIAM standard for generating CURIEs with this resource includes the namespaceEmbeddedInLUI as true. The actual part that gets prefixed before the local unique identifier regex, otherwise known as the banana, is CHEBI:. Therefore, you might see local unique identifiers written out as CURIEs.
Metaregistry

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 10 mappings to external registries for chebi.

Registry Name Metaprefix External Prefix
BioPortal Prefixes bioportal CHEBI
Cellosaurus Registry cellosaurus ChEBI
Gene Ontology Registry go CHEBI
Identifiers.org miriam chebi
Name-to-Thing n2t chebi
OBO Foundry obofoundry CHEBI
Ontology Lookup Service ols chebi
OntoBee ontobee CHEBI
Prefix Commons prefixcommons CHEBI
Wikidata Property wikidata P683
Extra Providers

Additional providers curated in the Bioregistry are listed here.

Code Name URL
chebi-img ChEBI https://www.ebi.ac.uk/chebi/displayImage.do?defaultImage=true&imageIndex=0&chebiId=24867