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

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Materials Science

CSD Materials

Helps you explore exciting new materials through analysing intra-and intermolecular interactions within the lattice, helping you to understand your material’s behaviours and refine its properties.

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Discovery Science

CSD Discovery

Discover new molecules. For pharmaceutical and agrochemical researchers, CSD-Discovery provides in one place all the tools you need for discovering new molecules.

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Deposit Structures

Upload your data for inclusion in the Cambridge Structural Database or the Inorganic Crystal Structure Database

Access Structures

View and retrieve structures in the Cambridge Structural Database

CSD 2019 Download Available

CSD 2019

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

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ACS Fall 2019 National Meeting & Expo

   The ACS National Meeting attracts chemistry professionals from around the globe looking to share ideas and advance scientific and technic...

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Latest Blog

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 the formation of a new Scientific Advisory Board

CCDC has formed a scientific advisory board to help expand and support increased generation of new insights through high quality research

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Make sure to get your entries in for our 3D printing contest! Remember to use the #CSD3DPrint in your entry to make sure we see it! #Drugdiscovery #data #chemistry #3D #3Dprinting #molecule #ChemTwitter #ECM32

21/08/2019 5:30

We had such a good evening hosting our #CSD1million reception at this years' ECM in Vienna! Thanks to all the speakers that gave fantastic talks and to the ECM for helping us organise the evening, what a great turnout! @EcmSocial #data #crystallography #CSD1million #ECM32

21/08/2019 12:00

We are running two Microsymposia today at #ECM32! Andrew Maloney will be running: Teaching new dogs old tricks at 11:20 in HS7 and Natalie Johnson will be running: Big data at facilities and cloud computing in crystallography at 15:20 in HS33. @EcmSocial #data #crystallography

21/08/2019 9:00