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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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View and retrieve structures in the Cambridge Structural Database

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CSD 2021.2

Available Now. The world's repository for small-molecule crystal structures. Download CSD 2021.2. Find out more about the latest data updates here.

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CCDC Focus on Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) Virtual Talk and Networking Event — Americas

The Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) currently houses over 100,000 MOF-like frameworks, including 10,000 MOF crystal structures available for ...

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Understanding solid form stability with Hydrogen Bond Statistics

We’re pleased to present a new structural analysis tool in our latest release: Hydrogen Bond Statistics. Used in combination with the other soli...

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Microcrystal Electron Diffraction Supports a New Drug Development Pipeline

Solving structures of potential therapeutics using X-ray diffraction (XRD) is usually a pivotal step in drug development. But XRD generally requires l...

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If you're just getting started with a new licence, looking to help others at your institution, or in need of training, this video can help! It's full of useful tips to help everyone make the most of our available tools. #chemtwitter

27/09/2021 9:45

#Data driven development. Solid form informatics works with your experimental procedures to better understand your material, and any risks, during development. Download our whitepaper to learn how top pharma are using this approach: #pharma #digitalfirst

27/09/2021 3:48

Researchers @LivUni and Università degli Studi di Siena (@usienamediaroom) used approximations to calculate all important properties for thousands of molecular semiconductors in the CSD—a two-order magnitude expansion on the commonly computable landscape!

27/09/2021 11:09