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Database Release 2019.4

We are very pleased to announce our a new release of the IUPHAR/BPS Guide to Pharmacology. This version (2019.4) is the fourth this year and includes the first full-release of the IUPHAR/MMV Guide to Malaria Pharmacology. Content Updates GtoPdb now

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Database Release 2019.1

Our first database release of 2019 (2019.1) is now available. This update contains the following new features and content changes: Content Updates GtoPdb contains over 9,400 ligands, with around 7,200 have quantitative interaction data to biological targets. Just over 1,400

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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.

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Immunopharmacology: challenges, opportunities and research tools. Edinburgh 1st-2nd October 2018.

At the beginning of October 2018 we held a meeting in Edinburgh focussed on the launch of the IUPHAR Guide to IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY. Invited speakers contributed to productive discussions on the varying challenges and opportunities in immunopharmacology research. Immunopharmacology: The New

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Database release 2018.4

Our fourth database release of the year, 2018.4, is now available (n.b. the PubChem update statistics and link sets will be posted in a couple of weeks).   This update contains the following new features and content changes: Content Updates GPCRs:

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Database release 2018.3

Our third database release of the year, 2018.3, is now available. This update contains the following new features and content changes: Content updates GPCRs: Adenosine receptors Chemokine receptors Cholecystokinin receptors Dopamine receptors Ghrelin receptors Opioid receptors GPR55 receptors NHRs: MRetinoic

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GtoImmuPdb: technical update March 2018 – beta-release v3

We are pleased to announce the third, beta-release of the Wellcome Trust-funded IUPHAR Guide to IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY (GtoImmuPdb). Since our last release in August 2017 we have implemented developments that include disease summary pages, graphical browsing features and extensions and improvements

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Database release 2017.6

The sixth and final IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY release of 2017 has been published on 29th November. This release includes new content for the Guide to IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY, which is currently still in beta phase. This release includes the following updates

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GtoImmuPdb: technical update November 2017

This blog-post will discuss the major developments planned for the Guide to IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY as we look ahead to our next beta-release (v3.0) in early 2018. This month, the updated IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY NAR Database Issue has been published online

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Guide to IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY – beta release v2.0, August 2017

We are please to announce the second, beta-release of the Wellcome Trust-funded IUPHAR Guide to IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY (GtoImmuPdb). Since our first beta-release back in May 2016, we have undertaken a user-testing exercise to gather feedback on the layout, navigation and content

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Guide to IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY – beta release v1.0, May 2017

We are pleased to announce the first, public, beta-release of the Guide to IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY (GtoImmuPdb). The GtoImmuPdb is a Wellcome Trust-funded extension to the existing Guide to PHARMACOLOGY (GtoPdb) and the beta-release (v1.0) marks an important milestone in its production and development. GtoImmuPdb aims to provide improved data exchange between immunology and pharmacology expert communities, […]

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Database release 2017.4

Our 4th database release of 2017 was published on 23rd May 2017. It now includes 15133 interactions between 2813 targets and 8900 ligands. For full release statistics see the Guide to PHARMACOLOGY About page. Target Updates Updates have been made to

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GtoImmuPdb: technical update March 2017

The 4th alpha-release (v4.0) of the Guide to IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY was released on 23rd March 2017. This blog post summarises some of the main features of the release and other developments as we moved toward our first public, beta-release in Spring

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GtoImmuPdb: technical update February 2017

The 3rd alpha-release (v3.0) of the Guide to IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY was released on 30th January 2017. This blog post summarises some of the main features of the release and other developments as we moved toward our first public, beta-release in Spring

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GtoImmuPdb: technical update December 2016

Our final technical update for 2016 covers our v2.0 alpha-release, presentation at Pharmacology 2016 and future plans.

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GtoImmuPdb: technical update September 2016

The focus of development in the last month has been on preparing the GtoImmuPdb portal for alpha-release and building landing-pages for process and cell type association lists.

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GtoImmuPdb: technical update August 2016

The major developmental extension to GtoImmuPdb has been incorporation of cell type associations and web-app development to display both process and cell type data.

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GtoImmuPdb: technical update May 2016

Development of the Guide to Immunopharmacology (GtoImmuPdb) continues and this is an update of progress since our last update in February 2016. Since then, the GtoImmuPdb April Meeting was held in Edinburgh, where a detailed update on the status of

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GtoImmuPdb: technical update Feb 2016

Technical update from database and curation team behind The Guide to Immunopharmacology

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New project to develop “The Guide to Immunopharmacology”

We are very pleased to announce a new initiative (from 1st Nov 2015) to establish “The Guide to Immunopharmacology: Integration of targets, diseases and therapies into an expert-driven database”. This project will be supported by a 3-year grant awarded to

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