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White paper: from crystal structures to patients

We present the Matwall: a framework that provides a link between materials properties, process development and tech transfer for commercial production.

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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 2020.1

Available Now. The world's repository for small-molecule crystal structures. Download CSD 2020.1. Find out more about the latest data updates here.

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Fall ACS Meeting

On demand - CINF - Moving Chemistry from the Lab into the Open Publishing crystal structure data – keeping up with the times, Ian Bruno (C...

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Crystal Conversations August

Last week we held the first Crystal Conversations meeting - a virtual platform for solid form chemists, crystal engineers and physicists to share thei...

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BioChemGRAPH project will improve data synergy to facilitate drug development

The BioChemGRAPH collaboration brings together key chemical and biochemical datasets, to give researchers deeper insights than ever before.

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As we are looking to grow our #IYPTCrystals project portfolio, we are looking for enthusiastic collaborators from the community! Do you have ideas for an educational resource you would like to work on with us? Then, you can email us at #remotescience

13/08/2020 11:08

Did you find all the words in the puzzles from the #CCDCHomeLearning activity “Crystals Showcase”? To check your answers, the solutions are now available here 👇 #remotescience #learningtogether #scienceathome #ScienceForKids #stemforkids #crystallography

12/08/2020 11:06

Thank you to everybody who joined the first #CrystalConversations meeting last week with @BACG_ - recordings and slides are now available via our #blog here: #crystallography #molecularmodelling #chemistry #virtualcommunity

11/08/2020 4:49