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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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Upload your data for inclusion in the Cambridge Structural Database or the Inorganic Crystal Structure Database

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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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What's Up Customer Update Webinar

   The CCDC What's Up webinars are open to all users. They're a great opportunity to hear the latest developments and address your questi...

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Supporting the Crystal Structure Prediction (CSP) community

In 2019 we started exploring how the CCDC’s experience in data management and standards could best serve the data needs of the Crystal Structure...

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Science is evolving – and so is the CCDC

Science is changing. The way that teams collaborate, the challenges faced, and the tools and resources available to scientists continue to&n...

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Latest Tweets by @ccdc_cambridge

🔔We're hiring!🔔 Applications for Summer Placements in the Data and Community Team are now open! We also have a range of other vacancies available from Senior Software Engineer to Postdoctoral Research Associate. 🔬 Check out all our vacancies here:

14/05/2021 4:55

CCDC's Mercury offers a range of tools for 3D structure visualisation and the analysis of CSD search data. It's included in all our suites, including a free version on CSD-Community. Learn more in this short how-to video. #chemtwitter #science #chemistry

14/05/2021 2:10

Ligand-based #DrugDesign can be used when you don't know the target #molecule's structure. Read how researchers at @UFPA_Oficial used the CSD Ligand Overlay tool to develop pharmacophores that may inform new bioinspired competitive inhibitors. #chemtwitter

14/05/2021 11:10