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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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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 2020.3

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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Polymorphism and Crystallisation Conference

In this 2 day virtual conference presentations will highlight issues and common themes which impact the ability to routinely manufacture the chosen c...

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Latest Blog

CSD-Materials in action: Designing novel salts and cocrystals of the nonbiocidal pesticide pymetrozine (PMZ)

Here we highlight a paper by researchers at Tianjin University using the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) and CSD-Materials to identify coformers t...

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Science is evolving – and so is the CCDC

Science is changing. The way that teams collaborate, the challenges faced, and the tools and resources available to scientists continue to&n...

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We make the CSD and CCDC software freely available in over 80 countries - and it's put to work in some fantastic research and teaching. Learn more about our FAIRE programme and apply online: #STEM #chemistry #chemtwitter #compchem

17/06/2021 11:02

Learn more about docking with GOLD in the API, and effective searching with WebCSD and Access Structures - join us for our July What's Up webinar. 🗓️ 22nd July ⏰ 11am (EDT) / 4pm (BST) 🔗 Register here

16/06/2021 4:55

Looking to improve physicochemical properties through multicomponent crystals? Our new case study shows how researchers used CCDC tools to reduce the number of experimental screenings needed to find coformers of PMZ (a nonbiocidal pesticide). #agriculture

16/06/2021 11:10