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White paper: from crystal structures to patients

We present the Matwall: a framework that provides a link between materials properties, process development and tech transfer for commercial production.

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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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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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3rd RSC-BMCS / RSC-CICAG Artificial Intelligence in Chemistry

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is finding more applications across chemistry every day. The 3rd AI in Chemistry conference is a virtual event,&nbs...

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Paper Spotlight; Structural Rugosity in Crystallisation

The field of Crystal Structure Prediction (CSP) has grown dramatically over the last few decades, but today I want to highlight a recent paper which t...

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BioChemGRAPH project will improve data synergy to facilitate drug development

The BioChemGRAPH collaboration brings together key chemical and biochemical datasets, to give researchers deeper insights than ever before.

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A weak fragment-like hit has been optimized into a range of potent pan-BD2 selective inhibitors. Hydrogen bond network analysis provided vital clues to improve solubility while maintaining selectivity. #FeaturedStructureFriday CSD Entry: HUZDAK,

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#Chemtwitter - are you attending the #AIChem20 virtual #conference by @RoySocChem on 28/29th September? We're pleased to sponsor and welcome delegates to join our breakout room for a #data #discussion with Suzanna Ward, Head of Database. Learn more:

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