ChEMBL is a comprehensive database of biologically active compounds, serving as a crucial resource in drug discovery and development. The database encompasses a wide range of information, including pharmacological targets, activity data of compounds, drug structures, and interactions with drug targets. Accessible online for free, it features an intuitive search functionality and data presentation, contributing to the expansion of shared knowledge in scientific research and drug development. Regularly updated, ChEMBL is a valuable source of information widely used in the fields of pharmacology, biology, and chemistry.


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EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)


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