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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 2021.1. Find out more about the latest data updates here.

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What's Up Customer Update Webinar

   The CCDC What's Up webinars are open to all users. They're a great opportunity to hear the latest developments and address your question...

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CSD in Action: Achieving the largest possible mobility of organic semiconductors

Here we highlight a paper by researchers at the University of Liverpool and Università di Siena who used the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD...

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Microcrystal Electron Diffraction Supports a New Drug Development Pipeline

Solving structures of potential therapeutics using X-ray diffraction (XRD) is usually a pivotal step in drug development. But XRD generally requires l...

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Are your structures #polymorphs? Compare them in Mercury with Crystal Packing Similarity. Go to CSD-Materials>Search>Crystal Packing Similarity>add your structure>Compare. #CSDTopTipTuesday shown on CSD entries JURZOO and JURZOO01. Learn more: #chemtwitter

21/09/2021 2:04

Researchers at the University of Liverpool (@LivUni) and Università degli Studi di Siena (@usienamediaroom) found 40 high-mobility structures in the CSD and a new tool for discovering materials with electronic properties! Case study👇 #chemtwitter #science

21/09/2021 11:04

Did you register yet, for the What’s Up Webinar on Thursday? You still have some time, follow the link and register today 👇 🗓️ Thursday, 23rd September ⏰ 11 am EDT - 4 pm BST #whatsupwebinar #CSD #crystalstructures

20/09/2021 4:47