ChEMBL: Exploring bioactive drug-like molecules

This course will show you the content and search facilities for the ChEMBL database. ChEMBL is a database of bioactive drug-like molecules, and contains 2D structures, calculated properties and associated bioactivities.

Some basic understanding of activity endpoints and chemical structures would be useful, but not essential.

About this course

Author(s): 
Louisa Bellis
Learning objectives: 
  • Evaluate what ChEMBL is and where the data comes from;
  • Know how to access ChEMBL and navigate the interface;
  • Search ChEMBL using keywords, FASTA sequences and chemical structures;
  • Be able to find and download the data you require from the interface;
  • Know how to access ChEMBL programmatically.
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