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CHEBI ONTOLOGY - ANNOTATIONS

The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at http://www.ebi.ac.uk/chebi/. The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/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.

Term:macronutrient
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Definition:Any nutrient required in large quantities by organisms throughout their life in order to orchestrate a range of physiological functions. Macronutrients are usually chemical elements (carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and sulfur) that humans consume in the largest quantities. Calcium, sodium, magnesium and potassium are sometimes included as macronutrients because they are required in relatively large quantities compared with other vitamins and minerals.
Synonyms:related_synonym: macronutrients



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      CHEBI ontology 19823
        role 19773
          biological role 19773
            physiological role 19771
              food component 19771
                nutrient 19764
                  macronutrient 19711
                    calcium atom + 539
                    carbon atom + 19633
                    hydrogen atom + 19495
                    magnesium atom + 102
                    nitrogen atom + 18778
                    oxygen atom + 19447
                    phosphorus atom + 10133
                    potassium atom + 4718
                    sodium atom + 9678
                    sulfur atom + 16403
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