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NLM Resource Update: Drawing A Chemical Structure With NLM ChemIDplus

NLM Resource Update: Drawing A Chemical Structure With NLM ChemIDplus. NLM Tech Bull. 2014 Nov-Dec;(401):b3.

2014 November 21 [posted]

[Editor's Note: This is a reprint of an announcement published on NLM-Tox-Enviro-Health-L, an e-mail announcement list available from the NLM Division of Specialized Information Services. To subscribe to this list, please see the NLM-TOX-ENVIRO-HEALTH-L Join, Leave, or Change Options page.]

You can draw a chemical structure and search for similar substances in the National Library of Medicine (NLM) ChemIDplus Advanced search interface.

You can find a quick tutorial on how to use the drawing feature of ChemIDplus at:

ChemIDplus is a dictionary of over 400,000 chemicals (names, synonyms, and structures). It includes links to NLM and to other databases and resources, including ones to federal, state and international agencies.

ChemIDplus Lite is designed for simple searching on name or registry.

ChemIDplus Advanced helps users draw their own structures and perform similarity and substructure searches.

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