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What's new to Guide to PHARMACOLOGY

Latest database release, version 2018.4 released 19th September 2018

Latest News and Hot Topics in Pharmacology

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Visit the IUPHAR Guide to IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY portal for a unique, immunological access-point to the Guide to PHARMACOLOGY.

The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2017/18

Concise Guide to Pharmacology 2017/18

A FREE publication snapshot created from the database summary pages.

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Recent Publications

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IUPHAR review article on the pharmacology of calcitonin/CGRP family of peptides

Hay DL, Garelja ML, Poyner DR, et al. (2017) Br J Pharmacol. doi: 10.1111/bph.13742 [Epub ahead of print].

IUPHAR review article on The Arg-Phe-amide peptide 26RFa/QRFP and its Receptor

Leprince J, Bagnol D, Bureau R, et al. (2017) Br J Pharmacol. doi: 10.1111/bph.13907 [Epub ahead of print].

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IUPHAR review article on GABAA Receptor Subtype- and Function-selective Ligands

Sieghart W & Savić MM. (2018) Pharmacol Rev. 70: 836-878.

IUPHAR review article on Somatostatin Receptors

Gunther T, Tulipano G, Dournaud P, Bousquet C, Csaba Z, Kreienkamp H-J, Lupp A, Korbonits M, CastaƱo JP, Wester H-J, Culler M, Melmed S and Schulz S. (2018) Pharmacol Rev. 70: 763-835.

Pharmacology Education

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The IUPHAR Pharmacology Education Project is being developed by IUPHAR with support from ASPET as a learning resource for pharmacology and clinical pharmacology.


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SynPharm is a database of ligand-responsive protein sequences, derived from interactions from the Guide to PHARMACOLOGY and using data from the Protein Data Bank.



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Pharmacology 2018

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Celebrating >20 years of Servier support

Servier, a mid-size French Pharmaceutical company, has a long history in pharmacology, and has supported NC-IUPHAR for >20 years with unrestricted educational grants which have permitted the Paris meetings and thus progress of the database.