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Lhasa Limited releases Vitic 4.0

With improved functionality and additional data, Lhasa Limited is excited to announce that Vitic 4.0 has now been released.

Vitic 4.0 complements the improvements made in Vitic 3.1 with various enhancements including performance improvements and a redesigned, more intuitive user interface. New features of Vitic 4.0 include:

  • rewritten data entry
  • database schema editing
  • user management functionalities
  • bulk data import
  • query enhancements

Vitic still offers the ability to export data as PDF, CSV and SDF reports, which can be archived, put into data visualisation or data management software.

Vitic is a well-established chemical database and information management system, used by many of the world’s leading pharmaceutical, cosmetic and chemistry-related organisations. A trusted toxicity system, Vitic contains data curated by scientists at Lhasa Limited and provides users with rapid response access to high-quality toxicity data from both published and proprietary sources.

Lhasa Limited is a not-for-profit and educational charity that creates state-of-the-art in silico prediction and database systems. Lhasa’s technology is uniquely designed by scientists, for scientists and is developed in collaboration with industry stakeholders and regulators. Lhasa has been an advocate for collaborative data sharing for over 35 years and specialises in the development of expert computer systems for toxicity and metabolism prediction.

Lhasa believes that progress never ends. Lhasa is committed to driving forward science and working collaboratively across industries to deliver innovative solutions that contribute to the development of safe and effective medicines, chemicals and cosmetics. The release of Vitic 4.0 highlights Lhasa’s dedication to continual progress of both the organisation and industry.

In addition to key performance updates, Lhasa has implemented additional high-quality data records including N-Nitrosamine data. Lhasa continues to work with regulators to ensure its products continue to give users access to a larger variety of data and thus aiding in their time provision and cost management.

The 2020.1 database contains the following data:

  • New data records = 43,071
  • Total data records = 526,423
  • New substances = 1,263
  • Total substances = 21,843

Data has been added to the following toxicity tables:

  • Acute Toxicity
  • Carcinogenicity
  • Eye Irritation
  • Genetic Toxicity In-Vitro
  • Genetic Toxicity In-Vivo
  • Genetox In-Vitro Summary
  • Overall Call
  • Sensitisation
  • Sensitisation In-Vitro
  • Skin Irritation
  • Skin Sensitisation Summary

The new version of Vitic offers users faster access to a larger amount of reliable data to aid in the development of their work. Vitic is a quick and inexpensive way to identify potentially toxic chemicals and reject unsuitable drug candidates. Whether your industry is in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, chemicals or academia, Vitic enables you to evaluate the potential toxicity of existing or prospective chemicals through exploitation of large chemical libraries.

And, as if enhanced user management functionalities, an intuitive user interface, improved database schema editing and faster access wasn’t enough, Vitic continues to offer expert ICH M7 support to help in meeting regulatory requirements.

New Vitic is available now. Contact Sales to find out more or read the Release Notes in the publications.