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White paper: from crystal structures to patients

In this white paper we present the Matwall, a common 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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View and retrieve structures in the Cambridge Structural Database

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Available Now. The world's repository for small-molecule crystal structures. Download CSD 2020.0. Find out more about the latest data updates here.

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Pistoia Alliance Annual European Conference 

  CCDC will be attending the Pistoia Alliance 2020 Annual European Conference in March 2020.  The meeting brings together Pistoia Allian...

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The IYPT in Crystals Project: What is it? YOU can be a part of it!

The Periodic Table is a display of the chemical elements that scientists have identified.  The layout of the elements helps people learn and unde...

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Lee Daniels joins CCDC’s growing North America team

The CCDC, world-leading experts in structural chemistry data, software and knowledge for materials and life science research and application are pleas...

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Join us at the @camscience 2020! The #CCDC will be running a series of workshops and activities in the Department of Chemistry on Saturday 14th March 2020 between 10am and 4pm. Come along and have #FunWithCrystals

15/02/2020 2:02

Next up for the #IYPT2019 is Zinc. This element is an essential mineral that is naturally present in some food, taken as a dietary supplement and found in some cold remedies. Oysters contain more Zinc per serving than any other food. Discover more

15/02/2020 11:02

"In essence, a Matwall is a tool to facilitate a materials-based risk assessment of an active pharmaceutical ingredient through its commercial process development." - learn more in our webinar on 27th February - sign up here: #CCDC #DrugDevelopment

14/02/2020 4:55