Thomson Pharma Chemical Structures Indexed in PubChem Database

Nov 07, 2006


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Thomson Scientific, part of The Thomson Corporation and provider of information solutions to the worldwide research and business communities, has announced the deposit of 2.2 million chemical structures from Thomson Pharma into PubChem, a freely accessible database that provides information on the biological activities of small molecules. PubChem was developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help biomedical researchers identify chemical structures with the potential to treat diseases.

(www.thomsonpharma.com; www.nih.gov)