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CDD Vault Update (November 2019): View Chemical Structures and Reactions on the ELN Index Page

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November 12, 2019

Michael Faraday, English scientist who discovered benzene, wrote that “chemistry is necessarily an experimental science: its conclusions are drawn from data, and its principles supported by evidence from facts.” If your experiments involve chemistry, the CDD Vault ELN now allows you a top-level overview of your chemistry.

"1" list icon for CDD Vault ELN Blog Posts Visualize Structures and Reactions on the ELN Index Page

Users can now choose to display chemical structures and reactions from their ELN entries directly on the top-level ELN index page.

Screenshot of CDD Vault ELN showing chemical structures

You can now display chemical structures and reactions directly on the top-level ELN index page


To turn on the chemistry display, click the Edit Columns pencil icon at the top-right side of your ELN index page.

ELN entries page screenshot showing edit button

Screenshot of ELN index page

A new item, “Structure”, is now present at the top of the list of available ELN fields to display:

Screenshot of ELN display fields

List of available ELN fields with new “structure” toggle

Simply click the “Structure” option to turn on the chemistry display. (Remember, these selections are a toggle, so simply click again to turn it back off!)

This blog is authored by members of the CDD Vault community. CDD Vault is a hosted drug discovery informatics platform that securely manages both private and external biological and chemical data. It provides core functionality including chemical registrationstructure activity relationshipchemical inventory, and electronic lab notebook capabilities.

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