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The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, For more information see: Degtyarenko et al. (2008) ChEBI: a database and ontology for chemical entities of biological interest. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D344–D350.

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Accession:CHEBI:33284 term browser browse the term
Definition:A nutrient is a food component that an organism uses to survive and grow.
Synonyms:related_synonym: nutrients

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  CHEBI ontology 19787
    role 19734
      biological role 19734
        physiological role 19727
          food component 19727
            nutrient 19722
              choline + 3531
              diiodine 44
              dioxygen + 3514
              folic acid + 9337
              macronutrient + 19653
              micronutrient + 18606
              myo-inositol + 1
              taurine + 405
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