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Developmental NeuroToxicity Data Integration and Visualization Enabling Resource (DNT-DIVER)

National Toxicology Program. 2018. Data Release: Developmental NeuroToxicity Data Integration and Visualization Enabling Resource (DNT-DIVER). Last Updated: December 3, 2018.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22427/NTP-DATA-002-00062-0001-0000-1

NOTE: Files in Data Release.zip were replaced on 26 Feb 2020 due to inconsistent data

Benchmark Dose data added on 10 March 2022



NTP is investigating new and rapid screening approaches to identify environmental compounds that may be linked with neurodevelopmental disorders. Our ultimate goals are to protect public health by early identification of environmental chemicals with DNT potential, prioritize for further in vivo testing, and provide timely information to stakeholders for regulatory decision making. These efforts are built on proceedings from a collaborative workshop hosted by NTP in September 2017.

An Interactive Application

NTP developed a web-application tool known as Developmental NeuroToxicity Data Integration and Visualization Enablling Resource (DNT-DIVER) to compare data across divergent assays. Comparisons are organized on different tabs including experimental design summary, quality control, chemical-specific concentration response curves, ranking of chemical toxicity per lab/assay, and comparison of results across assays.

DNT-DIVER is publicly available at the following URL: https://sandbox.ntp.niehs.nih.gov/neurotox/

Data Release

All the participants of the workshop graciously consented to their data being made publicly available to foster scientific discussions and further the field. There is a data archive which includes data in Excel, and tab-separated value formats, along with a Readme to describe the data.

To cite these data, please use the following citation: National Toxicology Program. (2018). Data Release: Developmental NeuroToxicity Data Integration and Visualization Enablling Resource (DNT-DIVER). Last Updated: December 3, 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.22427/NTP-DATA-002-00062-0001-0000-1

Several primary publications related to this work can be found under ToxSci Collection at: https://academic.oup.com/toxsci/pages/ntp_collection

Previous Data Release version located at: ftp://anonftp.niehs.nih.gov/ntp-cebs/datatype/DNT-DIVER/

Disclaimer: The results in the publications listed below may vary from the results on this website since different methods of analysis were used.

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