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The role of reporting standards for metabolite annotation and identification in metabolomic studies

  • Reza M Salek1, 2,
  • Christoph Steinbeck1,
  • Mark R Viant3,
  • Royston Goodacre4 and
  • Warwick B Dunn3Email author

DOI: 10.1186/2047-217X-2-13

Received: 1 September 2013

Accepted: 30 September 2013

Published: 16 October 2013

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6 Sep 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Peter Li
24 Sep 2013 Author responded Author comments - Warwick Dunn
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24 Sep 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
30 Sep 2013 Editorially accepted
16 Oct 2013 Article published 10.1186/2047-217X-2-13

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Authors’ Affiliations

Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, European Molecular Biology Laboratory-European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)
Department of Biochemistry and Cambridge Systems Biology Centre, University of Cambridge
School of Biosciences, The University of Birmingham
School of Chemistry, Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, University of Manchester