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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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View and retrieve structures in the Cambridge Structural Database

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CSD 2022.1

Available Now. The world's repository for small-molecule crystal structures. Download CSD 2022.1. Find out more about the latest data updates here.

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Virtual Workshop: first steps in protein-ligand docking with GOLD

  Virtual Workshop: first steps in protein-ligand docking with GOLD Wednesday, May 18th 11:00 AM BST In drug discovery, it is important to under...

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Latest Blog

CSD in action: CSD-validated data helps discover compounds with 50% increase in potency for treatment of SMA

In this article we discuss research carried out by scientists at Novartis using the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) in the development of potent s...

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CSD-Materials suite provides a cohesive analysis of solid form properties for early-phase drug discovery

Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC), Cambridge, UK —15 March 2022 — The existence of various molecular arrangements that occur i...

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Meet us at #CMACOpenDays2022 to learn more about our latest software drawing on validated data to aid your pharmaceutical research. Check out the agenda here @EPSRC_CMAC #medicinesmanufacturing

17/05/2022 11:10

Our Head of Science @SusanREdens is presenting today at 2pm BST / 9am EDT with @CGD_ACS — sign up below!

17/05/2022 9:11

Our GitHub repo allows for scientific collaborations. Check out this #python script that generates a Gaussian input file (.gjf) for a given CSD refcode or .mol2. #chemistswhocode can edit and submit scripts too! What tasks do you want to see a script for?

16/05/2022 11:08