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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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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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Polymorphism and Crystallisation Conference

In this 2 day virtual conference presentations will highlight issues and common themes which impact the ability to routinely manufacture the chosen c...

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Latest Blog

CSD-Materials in action: Designing novel salts and cocrystals of the nonbiocidal pesticide pymetrozine (PMZ)

Here we highlight a paper by researchers at Tianjin University using the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) and CSD-Materials to identify coformers t...

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Science is evolving – and so is the CCDC

Science is changing. The way that teams collaborate, the challenges faced, and the tools and resources available to scientists continue to&n...

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Our protein-ligand docking software GOLD can identify the binding mode of active molecules. We've created a playlist to help you make the most of GOLD, with each video teaching an application in about 5 min or less. #chemtwitter #chemistry #pharmaceutical

14/06/2021 11:06

Do you know how to visualise BFDH crystal morphology in Mercury? 🤔This short video teaches you how in less than 3 min. Click to watch! #science #chemistry #crystallography #chemtwitter

11/06/2021 11:08