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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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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 2020.0

Available Now. The world's repository for small-molecule crystal structures. Download CSD 2020.0. Find out more about the latest data updates here.

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SCI-RSC Virtual Workshop: Computational Tools for Drug Discovery 2020

   SCI-RSC Workshop: Structure-based drug design with CSD-Discovery   This virtual workshop is organised by SCI's Fine Chemi...

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Electron Diffraction Data in the CSD

In recent years, we have noticed an increase in the number of structures deposited to the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) that are measured with e...

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Data Partnership to drive greater opportunities in pharma and materials development

Leaders in chemistry data management combine to deliver unified data resource for materials characterisation. Two of the largest chemical data repos...

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Join us on the online workshop: structure-based drug design with CSD-Discovery on Wednesday 27th May, at 3pm (BST). Learn more about Mogul, SuperStar, CSD-CrossMiner and GOLD. Register your place here #DrugDiscovery #CSDDiscovery #remotelearning

22/05/2020 4:53

#onthisday in 1912 Nobel Prize winner Herbert Brown was born. He studied the reactivity of molecules containing boron. Today’s #FeaturedStructureFriday celebrates with a structure including diborane. CSD Entry: GAFLAA,

22/05/2020 11:08

Make sure you read Ioana Sovago’s blog about Aromatic Analyser in Mercury, a new feature launched in our latest release 2020.1. #CSDMaterials #machinelearning

21/05/2020 2:06