Table 1

Useful links to therapy, disease, drug and drug-target network data





A bioinformatics-cheminformatics resource combining detailed drug data with comprehensive drug target information with over 4,900 drug entries (about 3,500 experimental) and about 1,500 non-redundant protein entries


Drug-target Network

Network data of 890 drugs and 394 target human proteins


Drug-Therapy Network

Three layers of drug-therapy networks according to the ATC classification


Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)

A knowledgebase of human genes and genetic disorders


Potential Drug Target Database (PDTD)

A three-dimensional drug target structure database with a target identification option


Predicted drug targets

A set of 1,383 predicted drug targets


Protein ligand network

A network of 4,208 ligands and about 15,000 binding sites


Therapeutic Target Database

Lists over 1,500 therapeutic targets, disease conditions and corresponding drugs


FDA Orange Book

Approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations


Investigational Drugs database (IDdb)

Thomson Investigational drugs database including information on 107,000 patents, 25,000 investigational drugs and 80,000 chemical structures


TDR Targets Database

Identification and ranking targets against neglected tropical diseases


Spiro et al. Journal of Biology 2008 7:20   doi:10.1186/jbiol81