Please use the following instructions to cite QsarDB

To cite the QSAR DataBank repository

  • Ruusmann, V.; Sild, S.; Maran U. QSAR DataBank repository: open and linked qualitative and quantitative structure–activity relationship models. J. Cheminf. 2015, 7:32.

    DOI: 10.1186/s13321-015-0082-6

    If appropriate add link to the web-site:

To cite the QSAR DataBank archive format

  • Ruusmann, V.; Sild, S.; Maran U. QSAR DataBank - an approach for the digital organization and archiving of QSAR model information. J. Cheminf. 2014, 6:25.

    DOI: 10.1186/1758-2946-6-25

To cite a specific QDB archive, please include the person(s) who digitalized and uploaded the data, title in the format "Data for: article title. QsarDB repository, archive QDB.archive number", publication year, and the archive DOI. For example:

  • Piir, G. Data for: Quantitative structure-activity relationship analysis of acute toxicity of diverse chemicals to Daphnia magna with whole molecule descriptors. QsarDB repository, archive QDB.111. 2014,