As the drug discovery and development arm of the National Cancer Institute, the Developmental Therapeutics Program (DTP) plans, conducts, and facilitates development of therapeutic agents for cancer and AIDS. The data in this database (available from http://dtp.nci.nih.gov/ and made searchable by CambridgeSoft from PerkinElmer) focuses on research in the following two categories:

Human Tumor Cell Line Screen
The DTP Human Tumor Cell Line Screen has checked tens of thousands of compounds for evidence of the ability to inhibit the growth of human tumor cell lines. Available here are screening results and chemical structural data on compounds that are not covered by a confidentiality agreement.

AIDS Anitviral Screen
The DTP AIDS Antiviral Screen has checked tens of thousands of compounds for evidence of anti-HIV activity. Available are screening results and chemical structural data on compounds that are not covered by a confidentiality agreement.
 
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