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Cambridge Structural Database

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The Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) covers the crystal structures, determined by X-ray or neutron diffraction, of organic compounds and metal-organic compounds. High polymers and oligomers having more than 25 residues are not included.

The information recorded for a particular crystal structure determination includes compound name, journal reference, molecular formula, unit cell parameters, crystal density, R-factor, atom and bond properties and crystallographic data.

The database is fully retrospective and is updated regularly with ca. 750 new entries per month.

Materials indexed: Principally is the primary journal literature, together with any associated deposited data. Until the early-1980's conference abstracts were also included but this practice was then discontinued.

 
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