Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals DataBank

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals DataBank
Abbreviated name EDCs DataBank
Owner/Developer University of Cartagena
Country Colombia
Languages English, Spanish
URL http://edcs.unicartagena.edu.co/
Contact Diana Montes-Grajales
Contact email edcs_databank@unicartagena.edu.co
Description EDCs DataBank is the first database of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) with three-dimensional structures available for virtual screening. EDCs are a diverse group of compounds that may affect the endocrine system and that have been epidemiologically associated with many adverse health effects in humans. This database was built on MySQL using the list of chemicals published in The EU list of potential endocrine disruptors and TEDXList with three-dimensional structures available on PubChem; as well as a wide variety of information from different databases and text mining tools such as PubMed, Fable, ToxCast and LigerCat; which made this database useful for almost any kind of research regarding EDCs. The web platform of EDCs DataBank was developed using HTML, CSS and PHP languages, which let the use of dynamic contents in a graphic environment .
Knowledge Source Category
Category Information System
Sub categories Database
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website, Social media
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Not specified
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction
Purpose Documentation and information