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Ultra large GOLD docking Whitepaper

This whitepaper details how GOLD, a comprehensively validated and widely used docking software, was used to perform a virtual screen on cloud resources.

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Recent webinars include custom feature creation in CSD-CrossMiner, 10 (or so) things you didn't know about Mercury, ultra-large docking; scaling GOLD, and more!

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View and retrieve structures in the Cambridge Structural Database

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CSD 2020.3

Available Now. The world's repository for small-molecule crystal structures. Download CSD 2020.3. Find out more about the latest data updates here.

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User Group Meeting - Educators

    This year the CCDC will be hosting the User Group Meetings virtually. We have followed the amazing feedback received from the 2020 Glob...

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The February 2021 CSD Data Update

We are pleased to announce that the February 2021 data update of the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) is now available! This data update is availab...

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CrystEngComm celebrates the CSD in a special issue

The journal CrystEngComm has published a special issue to mark the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) reaching 1 million structures, with 33 papers t...

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2/03/2021 5:50

Is the group you are studying not clearly visible in IsoStar? In the IsoStar client you can edit the style for a better visualisation. Shift + click on the group to select it, right click > Styles and choose a style. #CSDTopTipTuesday #chemtwitter

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