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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 2020.1

Available Now. The world's repository for small-molecule crystal structures. Download CSD 2020.1. Find out more about the latest data updates here.

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American Crystallographic Association

12.20 pm: Translating hands-on activities to virtual resources for broader scientific engagement, Yinka Olatunji-Ojo (CCDC User Support Scientist...

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Improving the accessibility of crystallographic data in Hindawi publications

We are delighted to announce we have started a new initiative with Hindawi Limited to help accelerate the availability of data. We are always looking ...

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Latest News

BioChemGRAPH project will improve data synergy to facilitate drug development

The BioChemGRAPH collaboration brings together key chemical and biochemical datasets, to give researchers deeper insights than ever before.

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Thank you to our 3 fantastic speakers & to everybody who joined us for the first #CrystalConversations meeting today. Look out for emails and tweets from us and @BACG_ about our next session on 3rd September! #crystallography #chemistry #molecularmodelling #virtualcommunity

6/08/2020 6:15

Watch our previous What’s Up webinars on demand. Learn more about the latest CCDC software updates and new tools, and how they can help you in your research. Watch here #chemistry #scientificresearch

6/08/2020 11:01

Due to the high number of registrations we had to update details for #CrystalConversations tomorrow. If you registered you will get an email shortly with a new link to join the meeting. Sorry for the change - blown away by #chemtwitter and #crystallography support! @BACG_

5/08/2020 5:56