The American Chemical Society and NIH’s PubChem: The American Chemical Society (ACS) is calling on Congress to “refocus” and curtail the NIH’s PubChem, a freely accessible database that connects chemical information with biomedical research and clinical information, organizing facts in numerous public databases into a unified whole.1 It is a critical component of NIH’s Molecular Libraries Initiative, which in turn is a key element of the NIH strategic “roadmap” to speed new medical treatments and improve healthcare.
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