- How many kinase inhibitors are in the FDA orange book?
- Can I perform structure searching of interventions in ClinicalTrials.gov? Likewise, what about drug product labels from DailyMed?
- Which drugs in the drugs@FDA list that are not approved by the UK NHS and vice versa?
- And many more...
The paper describing the NCGC pharmaceutical collection (NPC) resource has just been published in the current issue of Science Translational Medicine. Among other things, the paper definitively resolves a seemingly simple question of How many drugs are there? For the impatient, to the right is a screen capture of the NPC browser that contains various numbers from the paper. We also would like to take this opportunity to give a plug for the NPC browser. In its current form, the browser can be used to answer other similar "simple" questions such as