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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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CfC Workshop

This workshop is for members of the Crystal Form Consortium (CfC).   Beyond hydrogen bonding What tools are at our disposal after hydroge...

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Protein Crystallography; That’s all folks?

So, is it true? In the words of Porky Pig, is it ‘That’s all folks’ for protein crystallography? Is it, in this, the 50th ...

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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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