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Ultra large GOLD docking Whitepaper

This whitepaper details how GOLD, a comprehensively validated and widely used docking software, was used to perform a virtual screen on cloud resources.

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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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CSD 2022.2

Available Now. The world's repository for small-molecule crystal structures. Download CSD 2022.2. Find out more about the latest data updates here.

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ACS FALL 2022 - Sustainability in a Changing World

The ACS meeting brings together the broad chemistry community in the US and beyond, in particular the Chemical Information community, Computational a...

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Ending the Pesticide Drought using Research Techniques well established in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Techniques used in modern drug discovery are now being adopted by pesticide scientists to turn the tide in the pesticide resistance battle, with ...

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Transform pharmaceutical and fine chemical manufacturing by anticipating and eliminating potential bottlenecks with the new CSD-Particle suite

New informatics software from the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre draws on data from 1.1M validated and published crystal structures to guide f...

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