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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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View and retrieve structures in the Cambridge Structural Database

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CSD 2020.2

Available Now. The world's repository for small-molecule crystal structures. Download CSD 2020.2. Find out more about the latest data updates here.

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3rd RSC-BMCS / RSC-CICAG Artificial Intelligence in Chemistry

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is finding more applications across chemistry every day. The 3rd AI in Chemistry conference is a virtual event,&nbs...

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A summer of data sharing

Data comes to us in many shapes and forms (or formats) and you might find it surprising but some of the deposits we get still occasionally come via po...

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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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Niclosamide is one of the only 2 compounds in the CSD that belong to all the new subsets. This means that they are used both as a drug and a pesticide and are of interest in the fight against COVID-19. #FeaturedStructureFriday CSD Entry: HEBFUR,

25/09/2020 11:01

What's Up? Join us tomorrow to hear about the latest updates including new #CSD data subsets and the CSD @knime component collection. Register here:

23/09/2020 3:30

Our website along with access structures and deposit structures services will be down from 8am to 9.30am BST on 24th September while we perform some maintenance. You can still contact us for support through the usual channels. Thank you for your understanding.

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