Metabolic tinker specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_04775
Name Metabolic tinker
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Programming languages C#
Computer skills Basic
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


  • person_outline Orkun S. Soyer <>

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Metabolic tinker in publications

PMCID: 5851934
PMID: 29552648
DOI: 10.1016/j.synbio.2017.11.002

[…] of its participating metabolites (represented as vertices). however, due to the dearth of sophisticated algorithms which can be applied to search hypergraphs, only three methods, namely rahnuma , metabolic tinker and the method developed by carbonell et al. , use hypergraph directly, whereas another tool, foglight simplifies the hypergraph into matrices before performing pathway search ., […]

PMCID: 5602787
PMID: 29086092
DOI: 10.1186/s13321-017-0239-6

[…] the algorithm uses this score to determine which reactants and products will be connected by edges in their search graph., other approaches rely on the graph representation of chemical compounds. metabolic tinker [] uses a heuristic based on similarity of functional groups of atoms and bonds between the current compound and the target compound identified using a graph comparison technique […]

PMCID: 4012781
PMID: 24808763
DOI: 10.1186/1480-9222-16-8

[…] information is available in the kegg database. one example is presented in figure , which shows the search of a pathway between 4-nitrophenol and 2-maleylacetate., a recently developed web tool, metabolic tinker ( can be used to design synthetic metabolic pathways between user-defined target and source compounds []. metabolic tinker uses a tailored […]

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Metabolic tinker institution(s)
Computer Science, College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK

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