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1 illustrates the analogue approach for an aliphatic aldehyde target chemical showing that only other aliphatic aldehydes are included in the category (the aromatic aldehyde is excluded). 4 Common Mechanism of Action Knowledge regarding the mechanism of action, especially relating to the molecular initiating event is one of the most powerful and transparent ways in which a chemical category can be formed. Category formation using mechanistic knowledge relies on the definition of structural alerts that define the key features of a molecule that are required in order for it to interact with a biological system and initiate a toxicity pathway.
A. Basketter and A. O. Aptula, Mechanistic applicability domain classification of a local lymph node assay dataset for skin sensitisation, Chem. Res. , 2007, 20, 1019. 7. S. J. Enoch, C. M. Ellison, T. W. Schultz and M. T. D. Cronin, A review of the electrophilic reaction chemistry involved in covalent protein binding relevant to toxicity, Crit. Rev. , 2011, 41, 783. 8. S. J. Enoch, D. W. Roberts and M. T. D. Cronin, Electrophilic reaction chemistry of low molecular weight respiratory sensitisers, Chem.
Chemical Toxicity Prediction: Category Formation and Read-Across by Mark Cronin, Judith Madden, Steven Enoch, David Roberts, Diana Anderson