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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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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 2020.1

Available Now. The world's repository for small-molecule crystal structures. Download CSD 2020.1. Find out more about the latest data updates here.

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Virtual West Coast UGM

13th August 2020 09:00 - 16:00 PDT Virtual event - log on from anywhere. Our second virtual user group meeting is timed to best suit those in the We...

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Dexamethasone briefing - its chemistry and history

On 16th June news outlets around the world reported the fantastic results seen in trials using dexamethasone in critically ill COVID-19 patients....

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Data Partnership to drive greater opportunities in pharma and materials development

Leaders in chemistry data management combine to deliver unified data resource for materials characterisation. Two of the largest chemical data repos...

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RT @FerrenceG: The η⁴ in (η⁴-CH₂CHCHCH₂)Fe(CO)(P(OMe)₃)(SbPh₃) indicates the hapticity of the butadiene ligand, meaning all 4 contiguous bu…

7/07/2020 9:08

If you attended the CCDC UGM in the Spring, you are welcome to join the reunion on Thursday-11am (ET), hosted by @FerrenceG from Illinois State University. Come along and catch up with your colleagues.Send an email to or check your CCDC conference app.

7/07/2020 4:55