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Ease of access

Online searching with no installation required.

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Obtain the deposited data

Obtain original deposited data and export results for further analysis.

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Chemical substructure search

Search from a 2D molecular sketch including chemical constraints such as charge, hybridization state, and cyclicity.

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Wide range of text and numeric database search options

Locate structures based on compound name, formula, elemental composition, literature reference and experimental details.

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If you are not a licenced user – Access Structures allows you to perform literature searches. The number of results are limited for bandwidth and data preservation. (simple search only tab)

If you are a licenced user – WebCSD allows more search options (structure, unit cell, formula searches) and you can return more results.