Factual scientific data are irreplaceable resources for the creation of new knowledge. This DMD special section of “Databases” includes two featured review articles with a focus on current existing databases. One article introduced a collection of well-established databases to drug transporters and provided a comprehensive review on these databases as useful resources for transporter-mediated pharmacokinetics of drugs. The other one focuses on herb-drug interaction databases. The article provides author’s evaluation on the information available in the existing databases for herb-drug interactions, and professional evaluation of information for database development.
The special section on ADME Databases found in Drug Metabolism and Disposition January 2022 (50/1) issue focuses on current existing databases. All content in the special section is freely accessible through June 1, 2022.