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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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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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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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Behind the paper - Can solvated intermediates inform us about nucleation pathways

  In this webinar we welcome Professor Roger Davey to discuss his recent publication: Can solvated intermediates inform us about ...

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A year of data at the CCDC

We started 2020 with a lot of excitement and expectations. After all, we had just achieved a major milestone with the millionth structure in our datab...

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CrystEngComm celebrates the CSD in a special issue

The journal CrystEngComm has published a special issue to mark the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) reaching 1 million structures, with 33 papers t...

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Join us and @CrystEngComm this Friday at the Behind the paper webinar where we are joined by Professor Roger Davey who will be discussing his recent publication in the 2020 @CrystEngComm special issue. Don't miss out! Register here:

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RT @FerrenceG: Hafnium (24 entries) is 2nd rarest transition metal appearing in @ccdc_cambridge #CSDCommunications. Illustrated is the pen…

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