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The Cambridge Structural Database reaches 1,000,000 structures. Find out more here.

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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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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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Behind the paper - analysis of metastable pharmaceutical loratadine form II

In this webinar we welcome Dr Grahame Woollam to discuss his recent publication: Structural analysis of metastable pharmaceutical loratadine f...

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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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Today the CSD reached 1,100,000 unique, experimentally determined, curated and annotated crystal structures. This knowledge of small-molecule organic & metal organic crystal structures benefits over 22,000 users globally. #Community #scientificresearch

25/01/2021 6:00

Here is our leaderboard of the top 5 depositors of CSD Communications in 2020. Do you have any crystal structures you aren’t planning on submitting to a journal? Share them as CSD Communications and see if you could be on our leaderboard next month. 👉

25/01/2021 4:23

How do you assess samples with limited data? Join us this Friday 2pm GMT with @CrystEngComm where authors from @Novartis #NanoMEGAS will discuss their paper: analysis of metastable #pharmaceutical loratadine form II. Register here: #compchem #drugdiscovery

25/01/2021 11:07