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Table 7 Comparison of metabolic pathways, average reactions per pathway, and average compounds per pathway in MetaCyc (M) and KEGG (K)

From: A systematic comparison of the MetaCyc and KEGG pathway databases

Category M(base) K(module) M(super) K(map)
Pathway count 1846 179 296 237
Reactions perpathway 4.37 6.22 14.24 28.84
Compounds per pathway 11.49 15.27 25.63 37.45