VMH specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_29795
Name VMH
Alternative name Virtual Metabolic Human database
Restrictions to use None
Database management system MySQL
Community driven No
Data access File download, Browse, Application programming interface
User data submission Not allowed
Maintained Yes


  • Primates
    • Homo sapiens


  • person_outline Ronan Fleming
  • person_outline Ines Thiele

Publication for Virtual Metabolic Human database

VMH citation


MetaboTools: A Comprehensive Toolbox for Analysis of Genome Scale Metabolic Models

Front Physiol
PMCID: 4971542
PMID: 27536246
DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2016.00327

[…] x (IBM Inc.) to be installed and called from Matlab.° Obtain model (e.g., download the most recent version of the human metabolic genome scale model and numerous gut microbe metabolic models from the virtual metabolic human database (VMH, http://vmh.life). […]

VMH institution(s)
Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine, University of Luxembourg, Eschsur-Alzette, Luxembourg; Institut Curie, PSL Research University, INSERM U900, Paris, France; CBIO-Centre for Computational Biology, MINES ParisTech, PSL Research University, Paris, France; Division of Systems Biomedicine and Pharmacology, Leiden Academic Centre for Drug Research, Faculty of Science, University of Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands
VMH funding source(s)
Supported by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) through the ATTRACT program (FNR/A12/01), the CORE program (C16/BM/11332722), the OPEN grant (FNR/O16/11402054), the National Centre of Excellence in Research (NCER) on Parkinson’s disease, the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement No. 668738 and the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program (grant agreement No 757922).

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