Provides a single herbal ingredient database. HIT is an online resource that was developed to be a primary resource as a complement to other drug-target databases. It provides integrative information between medicinal herbs, herb active compounds and the protein target under different experimental conditions. It contains three data fields, namely compound information, herb information and protein targets information.
State Key Laboratory of Bioreactor Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China; Shanghai Center for Bioinformation Technology, Shanghai, China; School of Life Sciences and Technology, Tongji University, Shanghai, China; NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering, Singapore, Singapore; Bioinformatics and Drug Design Group, Center for Computational Science and Engineering, Department of Pharmacy, National University of Singapore, Singapore; Bioinformatics Center, Key Lab of Systems Biology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
HIT funding source(s)
Supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology, China (2008BAI64B02, 2009ZX10004-601 and 2010CB833601, partial); National Natural Science Foundation of China (30900832 and 30976611); Ministry of Education (NCET-08-0399); Shanghai Municipal Education; Commission (08ZZ18); ‘Shu Guang’ project supported by Shanghai Municipal Education Commission and Shanghai Education Development Foundation (07SG22); Shanghai Baiyulan Funding (2010B127).