GVK Biosciences licenses its toxicity database to AstraZeneca

February 18th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by admin  

Hyderabad, Feb 18 (ANI/Business Wire India): GVK Biosciences (GVK BIO) announced that it has licensed its Mechanism Based Toxicity Database (MBT) to AstraZeneca.
MBT has over 13,000 drug and drug like compounds, their routes of metabolism, toxic indications and the numerical values of the measures of toxicity.
The data has been manually curated from over 35,000 individual references.
The license represents an extension of the existing license of all the GVK BIO Target and Drug databases. The GVK BIO Databases contain over 3.2 million compounds manually curated from patents and journals and represent over seven million quantitative SAR data points.
Sreeni Devidas, Vice President Business Development, GVK BIO said: “We are excited to extend our relationship with AstraZeneca. The MBT provides easily accessible information on known toxic effects of over 13,000 compounds from the literature, which will be made available to researchers in AstraZeneca”.
AstraZeneca is a major international healthcare business engaged in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of prescription pharmaceuticals and the supply of healthcare services. (ANI)

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