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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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CCDC Research on COVID-19

The CCDC is actively seeking areas where we can assist in the fight against the nefarious SARS-Cov2 disease currently taking hold around the world. We...

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Lee Daniels joins CCDC’s growing North America team

The CCDC, world-leading experts in structural chemistry data, software and knowledge for materials and life science research and application are pleas...

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So pleased to see this paper by our own Joanna Stevens and colleagues in the @PCCP 2020 Hot Articles collection – it's open access so take a look

7/04/2020 9:11

Today’s element of the #IYPTCrystals project is Scandium. It’s the first member of the 3D block elements and the first rare earth elements. Discover more interesting facts about Scandium here #IYPT2019 #PeriodicTable

6/04/2020 9:30

Inspired by @FerrenceG at @IllinoisStateU #Chemistry department, we used our CSD Python API to investigate how many times different elements appear in #CSDCommunications structures - those in grey don't appear in any yet! Have you got any unpublished structures you could add?

3/04/2020 2:15