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Latest data updates

UPDATE 3 - 2019

With 14,673 new entries, this update brings the total size of the CSD to 1,023,815 entries and 1,006,180 unique structures. This takes the release past one million structures for the first time!

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CSD 2019 Download Available

CSD 2019

Available Now. The world's repository for small-molecule crystal structures. Download CSD 2019.

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Webinar: Customer Updates

Join us for this upcoming customer updates webinar for users of CCDC tools and services.  In this webinar we will cover:  CCDC a...

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The past, the present, the future

We are delighted to announce that today we have launched our new logo as part of our plans to refresh our visual identity.

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Latest News

CCDC announces third data and software release of 2019

Advancing structural science on multiple fronts

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Latest Tweets by @ccdc_cambridge

This week's #FeaturedStructureFriday is an Am containing compound published by S. C. Bart & co-workers in @Orgmet_ACS, CSD Entry: XIYYUC, According to @RoySocChem (, on this day in 1945 the 1st microscopic amount of Am was made.

13/09/2019 3:02

We've partnered with @britcryst to celebrate the international year of the periodic table how we know best, with crystal structures! And we want you to get involved! Find out how you can contribute: @IYPTCrystals #iypt2019

13/09/2019 1:00

We're continuing our summer initiative to help you get your thesis data shared and acknowledged. Make sure your hard work doesn't go unrecognised and ensure structures from your PhD thesis are in the CSD! Find out how here: #CSD #data

13/09/2019 9:52