GtoPdb at BPS Pharmacology 2018

The IUPHAR/BPS Guide to Pharmacology was represented at the recent BPS Pharmacology 2018 meeting (London, UK, 18-20 Dec 2018).

Tuesday 18th Dec

On Tuesday we had two significant presentations. Firstly, a late-breaking poster on the IUPHAR/MMV Guide to Malaria Pharmacology. This is an under-development extension to the database to curate in anti-malarial ligands and Plasmodium targets for approved drugs.

Poster: Introducing a new resource: the capture of drugs, leads and targets in the IUPHAR/MMV Guide to MALARIA PHARMACOLOGY (Presented by Dr. Chris Southan & Dr. Simon D. Harding)

Secondly, Dr. Southan presented on the challenges and tribulations of curating peptides in the Guide to Pharmacology. His slides are available below.

Oral Presentation: Tribulations of curating published key bioactive peptides for the Guide to PHARMACOLOGY

Thursday 20th Dec

On the Thursday by three more presentations. Firstly, Dr. Harding presented a flash presentation and poster on new features and updates to the Guide to Pharmacology in 2018, which was awarded the daily flash poster prize.

Poster: The IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY in 2018: new features and updates

Also during the poster session Dr. Southan presented his second poster looking at how we can identify the most pharmacologically significant proteins.

Poster: Will the real pharmacologically significant proteins please stand up?

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