CanSAR Database to Give a Thrust to Cancer Treatments

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CanSAR Database to Give a Thrust to Cancer Treatments

Nov 12th 2013, 07:37

Taking a leaf out of Britain’s Met Office and adding them into an “artificial intelligence” database has helped scientists tap into the CanSAR database. This will guide them about the most effective drugs and treatments to fight cancer.

Dr Bissan Al-Lazikani, a leading member of the CanSAR team from the Institute of Cancer Research in London, said: “The database is capable of extraordinarily complex virtual experiments drawing on information from patients, genetics, chemistry and other laboratory research. It can spot opportunities for future cancer treatments that no human eye could be expected to see.”

CanSAR will soon be easily accessible to scientists around the world. It is a storehouse of more than 8m experimentally derived measurements, information from more than 1,000 cancer cell lines and details regarding 1m biologically active chemical compounds.

Professor Paul Workman said: “This is an extraordinary time for cancer research, as advances in scientific techniques open up new possibilities and generate unprecedented amounts of data.”

Source: Medindia

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