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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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CSD in action: CSD-validated data helps discover compounds with 50% increase in potency for treatment of SMA

In this article we discuss research carried out by scientists at Novartis using the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) in the development of potent s...

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CSD-Materials suite provides a cohesive analysis of solid form properties for early-phase drug discovery

Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC), Cambridge, UK —15 March 2022 — The existence of various molecular arrangements that occur i...

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Two diboron analogues of cyclopropane have been synthesised. #FeaturedStructureFriday CSD Entry: LAYPEK was then subjected to further experiments such as electrophilic and nucleophilic attack. It displays great potential in organoboron chemistry.

20/05/2022 11:06

Great article from @ChemistryWorld on the origin of SHELX. From George Sheldrick's idea in the 1960s, to essential software for #crystallography to this day! #ThrowbackThursday

19/05/2022 2:04

In this @CGD_ACS paper, researchers used our Aromatics Analyser to predict strong aromatic interactions that may affect stability! 📝 Read the paper: 💡 Learn why aromatic interactions are so important:

19/05/2022 12:30