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Title: Therapeutic target database update 2014: A resource for targeted therapeutics
Authors: Qin, C.
Zhang, C.
Zhu, F.
Xu, F.
Chen, S.Y.
Zhang, P.
Li, Y.H.
Yang, S.Y.
Wei, Y.Q.
Tao, L.
Chen, Y.Z. 
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2014
Citation: Qin, C., Zhang, C., Zhu, F., Xu, F., Chen, S.Y., Zhang, P., Li, Y.H., Yang, S.Y., Wei, Y.Q., Tao, L., Chen, Y.Z. (2014-01-01). Therapeutic target database update 2014: A resource for targeted therapeutics. Nucleic Acids Research 42 (D1) : D1118-D1123. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Here we describe an update of the Therapeutic Target Database ( for better serving the bench-to-clinic communities and for enabling more convenient data access, processing and exchange. Extensive efforts from the research, industry, clinical, regulatory and management communities have been collectively directed at the discovery, investigation, application, monitoring and management of targeted therapeutics. Increasing efforts have been directed at the development of stratified and personalized medicines. These efforts may be facilitated by the knowledge of the efficacy targets and biomarkers of targeted therapeutics. Therefore, we added search tools for using the International Classification of Disease ICD-10-CM and ICD-9-CM codes to retrieve the target, biomarker and drug information (currently enabling the search of almost 900 targets, 1800 biomarkers and 6000 drugs related to 900 disease conditions). We added information of almost 1800 biomarkers for 300 disease conditions and 200 drug scaffolds for 700 drugs. We significantly expanded Therapeutic Target Database data contents to cover >2300 targets (388 successful and 461 clinical trial targets), 20 600 drugs (2003 approved and 3147 clinical trial drugs), 20 000 multitarget agents against almost 400 target-pairs and the activity data of 1400 agents against 300 cell lines. © 2013 The Author(s). Published by Oxford University Press.
Source Title: Nucleic Acids Research
ISSN: 03051048
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkt1129
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