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Database release 2018.2

Our second database release of the year, 2018.2, is now available. This update contains the following new features and content changes: Content updates GPCRs: 5-Hydroxytryptamine receptors Adenosine receptors Adrenoceptors Histamine receptors Opioid receptors Lysophospholipid (S1P) receptors Prostanoid receptors NHRs: Mineralocorticoid

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Database release 2018.1

Pharmacology Search results table

The first GtoPdb and GtoImmuPdb beta release of  2018 includes plenty of target and ligand updates as well as announcing some important new features. As always, full content statistics for release 2018.1 can be found on the database about page.

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Hot topic: Trends in GPCR drug discovery: new agents, targets and indications

New avenues for GPCR drug discovery have emerged owing to recent advances in receptor pharmacology, technological breakthroughs in structural biology and innovations in biotechnology. A collaboration between the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, University of Copenhagen (home of the

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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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New source cross-references in release 2017.5

(minor updates 15 Sep 2017) The statistics of content are presented as usual in the release notes and The Guide to IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY has a separate update.  This post describes changes and updates to other resources we provide links to, that

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HGNC gene links to GtoPdb

As regular users of GtoPdb will be aware, our target pages include HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee (HGNC) gene symbols, nomenclature and links to HGNC gene pages (Fig 1). HGNC pages in turn link back to GtoPdb target pages under the

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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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