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Exploiting the Guide to Pharmacology substance (SID) tags in PubChem

This post on SID tagging has been reproduced, with permission, from Dr. Chris Southan’s original post in his blog – Bio <-> Chem.  It is intended to be user-orientated, those interested in the technicalities are welcome to contact the Guide

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Accessing WHO Essential Medicines in GtoPdb

The Guide to Pharmacology (GtoPdb) currently contains data on over 10,000 different ligands which are categorised into an number of different groups or classifications. The ligand list page ( provides a directory of all the ligands described in the database,

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