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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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Available Now. The world's repository for small-molecule crystal structures. Download CSD 2020.2. Find out more about the latest data updates here.

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How to generate videos of molecules from Mercury

The way we communicate science can have a significant impact on the way will be received, and ultimately how it will contribute to advancing knowledge...

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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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The Database of Educational Crystallographic Online Resources (DECOR, for short) is now live on our website. DECOR contains freely available resources to #teach #crystallography form different contributors, and it was donated to the CCDC by Mike Zdilla. 👉

21/10/2020 11:05

We're pleased to sponsor #CMACOpenDay2020 by @EPSRC_CMAC - looking forward to some fantastic posters and presentations across the two days on things #UKMedicinesManufacturing. Join our break-out session to ask us anything. More on the CMAC event page:

21/10/2020 9:30

Virtual screening is a key component of computational drug discovery. Read the full methods, costs and results of docking 126 million ligands with GOLD in our whitepaper: #discovermore #drugdiscovery #computationalchemistry

20/10/2020 2:03