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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:52214 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any molecule or ion capable of binding to a central metal atom to form coordination complexes.
Synonyms:related_synonym: ligands
 xref: Wikipedia:Ligand

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  CHEBI ontology 19816
    role 19764
      chemical role 19288
        ligand 5759
          2,2'-bipyridine + 103
          AP20187 8
          carbon monoxide 95
          chelator + 5736
          curcumin + 867
          poly(N-acetyllactosamine) 1
          propylenediamine + 0
          sulfamethazine + 2
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