Skip to main content

sbmlutils are utilities for working with SBML.

Project description

sbmlutils logo

sbmlutils: python utilities for SBML

GitHub Actions CI/CD Status Current PyPI Version Supported Python Versions GNU Lesser General Public License 3 Codecov Documentation Status Zenodo DOI Black mypy

sbmlutils is a collection of python utilities for working with SBML models implemented on top of libsbml and other libraries with source code available from

Features include among others

  • helper functions for model creation, manipulation, and annotation

  • HTML reports of SBML models

  • file converters (XPP)

The documentation is available on If you have any questions or issues please open an issue.

sbmlutils introduction

How to cite

Zenodo DOI


Contributions are always welcome! Please read the contributing guidelines to get started.


The sbmlutils source is released under both the GPL and LGPL licenses version 2 or later. You may choose which license you choose to use the software under.

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License or the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.


Matthias König is supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF, Germany) within the research network Systems Medicine of the Liver (LiSyM, grant number 031L0054) and by the German Research Foundation (DFG) within the Research Unit Programme FOR 5151 “QuaLiPerF (Quantifying Liver Perfusion-Function Relationship in Complex Resection - A Systems Medicine Approach)” by grant number 436883643 and by grant number 465194077 (Priority Programme SPP 2311, Subproject SimLivA). SBML4Humans was funded as part of Google Summer of Code 2021. Matthias König has received funding from the which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon Programme call H2020-INFRAEOSC-05-2018-2019, grant Agreement number 831644.


sbmlutils is available from pypi and can be installed via:

pip install sbmlutils


tkinter is required which can be installed on linux via:

apt-get install python-tk
apt-get install python3-tk

Please see the respective installation instructions for your operating system.

Develop version

The latest develop version can be installed via:

pip install git+

Or via cloning the repository and installing via:

git clone
cd sbmlutils
pip install -e .

To install for development use:

pip install -e .[development]

© 2017-2023 Matthias König

Project details

Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Source Distribution

sbmlutils-0.8.7.tar.gz (26.0 MB view hashes)

Uploaded source

Built Distribution

sbmlutils-0.8.7-py2.py3-none-any.whl (34.4 MB view hashes)

Uploaded py2 py3

Supported by

AWS AWS Cloud computing and Security Sponsor Datadog Datadog Monitoring Fastly Fastly CDN Google Google Download Analytics Microsoft Microsoft PSF Sponsor Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Sentry Sentry Error logging StatusPage StatusPage Status page