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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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View and retrieve structures in the Cambridge Structural Database

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CSD 2020.2

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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CSPC Crystal Structure Prediction Consortium meeting

This virtual meeting will bring together all members of the Crystal Structure Prediction Consortium (CSPC) for the annual consortium meeting to discu...

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Latest Blog

Dr Karen Robertson wins CCDC Prize 2020

Congratulations to Dr Karen Robertson, from Nottingham University, for winning the CCDC Chemical Crystallography Prize for Younger Scientists 2020 (CC...

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Latest News

CrystEngComm celebrates the CSD in a special issue

The journal CrystEngComm has published a special issue to mark the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) reaching 1 million structures, with 33 papers t...

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Latest Tweets by @ccdc_cambridge

Our virtual workshop on Aromatic Analyser in CSD-Materials is tomorrow! Look out for the email with joining instructions. #remotelearning #STEM #compchem If you can no longer attend please let us know so we can offer your place to someone on the waiting list.

23/11/2020 2:05

We had some great images submitted in our virtual Mercury visualisation workshop - our team picked @yol_sabater as the winner! See all the images here: + do the Structure Visualisations workshop in your own time here:

20/11/2020 4:51

Just 2 weeks until our final #CrystalConversations meeting. Join us on Thursday 3rd December with @BACG_ @HamishY_Sci and @JoopterHorst. Register here: #STEM #chemtwitter #chemistry #MOFs #virtualcommunity

20/11/2020 2:14