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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 2020.0. Find out more about the latest data updates here.

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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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May 2020 CSD Data Update

We are pleased to announce the May 2020 data update of the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) is now available!  This data update brings you 10,...

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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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The #IYPTCrystals competition is now closed - winner to be announced soon! Meanwhile, keep exploring our periodic table of crystals here #IYPT2019 #remotescience #learningtogether #scienceathome @BritCryst

5/06/2020 2:01

Today’s #FeaturedStructureFriday celebrates World Environment Day. MOFs structures look promising for environmental applications, thanks to their high porosity. The CSD currently contains more than 90,000 MOF structures. CSD Entry: NIBJAK,

5/06/2020 9:15

Watch our previous What’s Up webinars on demand. Learn more about the latest CCDC software updates and new tools, and how they can help you in your research. Watch here #whatsupwebinar #chemistry #research #science

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