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TDR Targets integrates chemical and genomic information and allows users to prioritize targets and compounds to develop and repurpose new drugs and chemical tools for human pathogens. The TDR Target Project was started in 2005 after a call for applications was launched by TDR (Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases). As a result, the TDR Targets Database was established to help develop a portfolio of candidate drug targets for 5 major human pathogens. This then became a resource for prioritizing targets for neglected tropical diseases. TDR Targets is led and run by the Trypanosomatics group at IIB-UNSAM (Argentina, with help with external collaborators worldwide.

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Genomic-scale prioritization of drug targets: the TDR Targets database.

Agüero F., Al-Lazikani B., Aslett M., et al.
Nat Rev Drug Discov 2008

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Identification of attractive drug targets in neglected-disease pathogens using an in silico approach.

Crowther GJ., Shanmugam D., Carmona SJ., Doyle MA., Hertz-Fowler C., Berriman M., Nwaka S., Ralph SA., Roos DS., Van Voorhis WC., Agüero F.,
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2010

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TDR Targets: a chemogenomics resource for neglected diseases.

Magarinos MP,Carmona SJ,Crowther GJ,Ralph SA,Roos DS,Shanmugam D,Van Voorhis WC,Aguero F
Nucleic Acids Res 2011

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  • A50830| (World Health Organization, Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (WHO/TDR))

  • PICT-2010-1479 (Agencia Nacional de Promocion de la Investigacion, el Desarrollo Tecnologico y la Innovacion (ANPCyT), Argentina)

  • PICT-Glaxo-2013-0067 (Agencia Nacional de Promocion de la Investigacion, el Desarrollo Tecnologico y la Innovacion (ANPCyT), Argentina)