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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 2020.3

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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User Group Meeting - Educators

    This year the CCDC will be hosting the User Group Meetings virtually. We have followed the amazing feedback received from the 2020 Glob...

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The February 2021 CSD Data Update

We are pleased to announce that the February 2021 data update of the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) is now available! This data update is availab...

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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

To close our week of papers #advancingstructuralscience from our user community, we share this work from @UnivGroningen who generated a library of molecules and used CSD-CrossMiner to explore the space further. Summary and link here: #discovery #chemistry

26/02/2021 2:02

The February 2021 #CSD data release is out now - bringing the total number of structures to over 1.1 million! Learn more and find out how to update here: #chemtwitter #chemistry #compchem #bigdata

26/02/2021 12:30

Structures formed by simple hydrochloride salt of fampridine have displayed Frank–Kasper (FK) phases #FeaturedStructureFriday CSD Entry: OMUZII has impressive Z/Z’ numbers of 240/30 which make it one of the most complicated structures ever solved.

26/02/2021 11:02