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These files updated when new data are added, usually monthly

  • Many users find the tab-separated value (TSV) files easiest to work with. These have one row for each binding measurement, so each row has the SMILES string of a ligand, and these files can easily be loaded into spreadsheet programs like Excel and LibreOffice Calc. Detailed documentation is available for our TSV and SDfile formats.
  • If you have special requirements or suggestions, please contact us. We will do our best to help.

*_2D.sdf: compound structures provided with 2-dimensional coordinates
*_3D.sdf: compound structures provided with 3-dimensional coordinates computed with Vconf (-m prep)
* _terse_: Each Compound appears once, with multiple Target data for it in the data blocks