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UPDATE 3 - 2019

With 14,673 new entries, this update brings the total size of the CSD to 1,023,815 entries and 1,006,180 unique structures. This takes the release past one million structures for the first time!

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CSD 2019

Available Now. The world's repository for small-molecule crystal structures. Download CSD 2019. Find out more about the latest data updates here.

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Rational Solid Form Design and Development Summit 2019

  CCDC are excited to be co-organising the upcoming Rational Solid Form Design and Development Summit alongside pharmaceutical technol...

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Latest Blog

CSD Heroes: Alexandra Martha Zoya Slawin

In the year that the CSD hit one million structures we are highlighting some of the most prolific contributors to the database. Our 5th ...

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Latest News

Announcing the winner of the 2019 CSD 3D print contest

This year’s 3D print contest was one of best so far with eight very impressive entries! The winner is chosen from all the entries submitted via ...

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RT @CGD_ACS: Your weekend reading: iconoclastic and firm wording from Ben Hay, once again showing the power of the CSD @ccdc_cambridge Cry…

18/10/2019 7:05

This week’s #FeaturedStructureFriday is a complex containing the first ever observed Pd–Mg bonds with a rather unusual hexagonal planar geometry. CSD Entry: NORLOY ( ) The structure was published in @Nature by Mark R. Crimmin and co-workers #crystallography

18/10/2019 2:04

Some great presentations and discussions at today's CCDC US UGM, thanks so much to our guest speakers for their contributions!

17/10/2019 7:20