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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 2021.1

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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Bio-IT World Conference and Expo 2021

We're speaking at Bio-IT 2021! For 20 years, Bio-IT World has connected the people, ideas and opportunities of the life science industry to accelera...

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Remembering Jack Dunitz - crystallographer and pioneering scientist

The CCDC team were deeply saddened to hear that Jack Dunitz has passed away at the age of 98. Here we reflect on Jack’s life and work with memor...

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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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Have you heard of CCDC's FAIRE Programme? Here, FAIRE licence recipients used our Mogul tool to verify the distances and bond angles of a new polymorph of BTCA, which contains an important benzothiophene scaffold! Read the paper 👇 #nonprofit #STEM #STEAM

17/09/2021 4:48

The CCDC Virtual Workshops series is back in November 2021. Starting on Tuesday 2nd we will learn about how to deposit crystallographic data in the CSD. Find out more about learning topics and make sure you save your place 👇 #CSD #chemistry

17/09/2021 2:03

Come to our @bioitworld talk on Tues., Sept. 21 at 5:05 PM EDT! Dr Jeff Lengyel will discuss why the CSD works well for #MachineLearning methods and highlight some real-world examples. Click to read the abstract 👇 #BioIT21 #AI #chemtwitter #datascience

17/09/2021 11:03