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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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Crystal Conversations - December 2020

Crystal Conversations are jointly hosted by the CCDC and the BACG and are here to help the solid form community learn and grow together in the absence...

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Latest Blog

CSD-Educators: Michael Zdilla Professor at Temple University

It is my pleasure to welcome Professor Michael Zdilla from Temple University as our guest for the third blog of the CSD Educators series. In his journ...

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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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If you missed the 2020 Global UGM virtual event, you could now watch them at any time. Watch the fantastic presentations based around the topic ‘Rethinking the future of Silico Science’. Watch the videos on our YouTube channel here 👉

30/11/2020 4:47

RT @FerrenceG: Ru(CO)₃(PPh₃)₂ structures are of the trans-axial isomer (refcodes ESELIY, OZIVUQ, XATHIL), regardless of the presence of sol…

30/11/2020 4:40

Join Ian Bruno at #CISPC2020. Today at 3pm (GMT) moderating breakout groups on the workshop “Librarian strategies in a Covid world”. Tomorrow 1st December-12pm (GMT) presenting on “Technology frameworks and standards for FAIR and open data”. Register here

30/11/2020 12:30