LipidBank is an open, publicly free database of natural lipids including fatty acids, glycerolipids, sphingolipids, steroids, and various vitamins.

life science lipid molecule structure
Etsuko Yasugi   0000-0003-1898-4426
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in LipidBank should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
BBA0001   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from LipidBank should match this regular expression:

Example CURIE
2002 [LIPIDBANK for Web, the newly developed lipid database]
Metaregistry LipidBank

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 7 mappings to external registries for this resource with 4 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
BioContext biocontext LIPIDBANK
EDAM EDAM Ontology logo edam 2665
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.bdn9br
Integbio Integbio logo integbio nbdc00126 logo miriam lipidbank
N2T Name-to-Thing logo n2t lipidbank
Prefix Commons Prefix Commons logo prefixcommons lipidbank

A provider turns a local unique identifiers from a resource into a URI. Many providers are also resolvable as URLs (i.e., they can be used in a web browser).

The local unique identifier BBA0001 is used to demonstrate the providers available for LipidBank. A guide for curating additional providers can be found here.

Name Metaprefix URI
LipidBank lipidbank
Bioregistry bioregistry miriam
Name-to-Thing n2t
Extra Providers

Additional providers curated in the Bioregistry are listed here. These are typically inherited from or Prefix Commons, and need extra curation.

Code Name URL
bio2rdf Bio2RDF