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The DrugBank Database is licensed under Creative Common's Atribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License

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1. DrugBank Database

1.1 DrugBank is a database owned by The Governors of the University of Alberta (the "University") that combines detailed information about pharmaceutical drugs with drug target information ("DrugBank Database"). The DrugBank Database is managed by OMx Personal Health Analytics, Inc. ("OMx")

1.2 Your access to the DrugBank Database is provided under, and subject to, a Creative Common’s Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

2. Attribution

2.1 When referencing the DrugBank Database in academic publications, it is to be cited as follows:

Wishart DS, Knox C, Guo AC, Shrivastava S, Hassanali M, Stothard P, Chang Z, Woolsey J. Drugbank: a comprehensive resource for in silico drug discovery and exploration. Nucleic Acids Res. 2006 Jan 1;34 (Database issue):D668-72. 16381955.

3. Interpretation of “Non-Commercial”

3.1 Non-commercial use means that the use is not primarily intended for or directed towards commercial advantage or monetary compensation. The guidelines below are intended to help users determine whether or not their use of the DrugBank Database falls within non-commercial use. Note that there are additional requirements specifically set out in the license.

3.1.1 Commercial use is prohibited. Commercial use is one primarily intended for commercial advantage or monetary compensation. This means that users may not: Directly sell or profit from the DrugBank Database or from works derived from the DrugBank Database; Use the DrugBank Database internally for commercial product development; or Use the DrugBank Database as a component of a data product or within software to be made commercially available.

3.1.2 Use of the DrugBank Database. The DrugBank Database may be used by individuals, institutions, governments, corporations or other business entities so long as the use itself or any works derived from the use of the DrugBank Database are not intended to generate sales or profit.

3.2 If you wish to use to use the DrugBank Database for commercial purposes, please contact to inquire about a separate agreement.

4. Disclaimer

The DrugBank Database is intended to be used only as general education and scientific reference tools. You expressly acknowledge and agree that use of the DrugBank Database is at your sole risk. The University, OMx and their affiliates do not warrant the accuracy of the DrugBank Database. You acknowledge that the University and/or OMx are not providing medical, diagnostic or any other advice through the DrugBank Database. The DrugBank Database is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

By checking the above box, you are confirming that your use of DrugBank shall not be for commercial purposes. If you wish to use DrugBank for commercial purposes, contact to inquire about a separate agreement with OMx.