• Elena Fioravanzo

QSARs for toxicity prediction



If you use QSARs for toxicity prediction you are interested in understanding the uncertainty of your predictions. Improving regulatory confidence in, and acceptance of, a prediction of toxicity from a quantitative structure-activity relationship (QSAR) requires assessment of its uncertainty and determination of whether the uncertainty is acceptable. Thus, it is crucial to identify potential uncertainties fundamental to QSAR predictions.


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In this paper:

  • Uncertainties, variabilities and potential areas of bias and influences of QSARs are identified.

  • The creation, description and application of QSARs is evaluated.

  • 13 types of uncertainty, variability, bias and influence of QSARs established.

  • 49 assessment criteria for QSARs are presented.

  • Application of the assessment criteria will improve the uptake and use of QSARs.

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