The consensus GEM for Saccharomyces cerevisiae

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yeast-GEM: The consensus genome-scale metabolic model of Saccharomyces cerevisiae

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This repository contains the current consensus genome-scale metabolic model of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. It is the continuation of the legacy project yeastnet. For the latest release please click here.

GEM Category: species; Utilisation: experimental data reconstruction, multi-omics integrative analysis, in silico strain design, model template; Field: metabolic-network reconstruction; Type of Model: reconstruction, curated; Model Source: YeastMetabolicNetwork; Omic Source: genomics, metabolomics; Taxonomy: Saccharomyces cerevisiae; Metabolic System: general metabolism; Bioreactor; Strain: S288C; Condition: aerobic, glucose-limited, defined media;

Taxonomy Template Model Reactions Metabolites Genes
Saccharomyces cerevisiae Yeast 7.6 3991 2691 1149

This repository is administered by Benjamín J. Sánchez (@BenjaSanchez), Division of Systems and Synthetic Biology, Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology.


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Installation Instructions


Make sure to load/save the model with the corresponding wrapper functions!

Model Files

The model is available in .xml, .txt, .yml, .mat and .xlsx (the last 2 extensions only in master). Additionally, the following 2 files are available:

Complementary Scripts

Complementary Data



Contributions are always welcome! Please read the contributions guideline to get started.