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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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Deposit Structures

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 2020.3

Available Now. The world's repository for small-molecule crystal structures. Download CSD 2020.3. Find out more about the latest data updates here.

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Pharmacophore Searching with CSD-CrossMiner

  Wednesday, 14th April - 1pm to 2.30 pm (BST)   In this workshop you will: Learn about the CSD-CrossMiner interface. Learn how to pe...

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Latest Blog

What is Crystal Structure Prediction? And why is it so difficult?

The following blog summarizes my presentation on Crystal Structure Prediction (CSP).

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Latest News

MOF data set provides 10k structures free for academic research

The new CSD MOF Collection provides free access for academic research to 10,636 metal—organic framework crystal structures.

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There is still time to register for our virtual workshop on Pharmacophore Searching with CSD-CrossMiner. 🗓️ Wednesday, 14th April ⏰ 1pm to 2.30pm (BST) Save your place here #CSD-CrossMiner #learning #scientificresearch

13/04/2021 9:06

Are you the librarian or site contact for your CSD License? Join us for Librarian Teatime - an informal discussion on getting the most from your CSD license. Click to register. 🍵

12/04/2021 6:49

Looking to improve your skills in CSD-Discovery GOLD? In this video, CCDC Research & Application Scientist, Vera Prytkova, introduces docking using GOLD. It's the first video in a series aimed to help you make the most of your licence. #ligand

12/04/2021 11:50