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2013-11-11 16:21:09

A new fine chemical propels CAS REGISTRY past the 75 million mark COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's authority for chemical information, just registered its 75 millionth small molecule. CAS REGISTRY(SM), traditionally known for providing access to substances reported in the literature back to the early 1800s, now contains this substance identified in a chemical catalog. In addition to covering substances from journals and...

2013-09-19 16:21:38

CAS and the Czech Consortium partner to provide SciFinder to faculty, staff and students at universities in the Czech Republic COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's authority for chemical information, and the Czech Consortium, a regional consortium of schools outside Prague, jointly announced today their collaboration to provide SciFinder to member universities. SciFinder is the proprietary search and analysis tool that...

2013-07-31 16:23:24

With the expansion of commercial chemical activity in China, scientists and other professionals involved with manufacturing and chemical usage have convenient access to authoritative information COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's authority for chemical information, announced today that the 2013 Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances in China (IECSC) has been added to its database containing international regulatory...

2013-07-16 12:22:34

International Ph.D. student and postdoctoral researcher participants collaborate to advance chemistry and related information COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's authority for chemical information, announced today the 2013 SciFinder Future Leaders in Chemistry program participants. Since 2010, the program has been dedicated to providing Ph.D. students - and for the first time this year, postdoctoral researchers - from around the...

2013-06-25 08:22:40

Scientists from partner organizations benefit from integration with internal tools and data COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's authority for chemical information, announced today that the SciFinder® interface now enables a range of APIs designed to streamline researchers' workflows. CAS has collaborated with several customers to develop API support for reaction, substance and reference searching. CAS is initially offering...

2012-12-07 00:21:11

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's authority for chemical information, announced today a major milestone for the CAS REGISTRY(SM), the largest collection of publicly disclosed chemical substance information. CAS scientists registered the 70 millionth substance from a patent application submitted to the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO). The 70 millionth substance is a potential T-type calcium channel blocker discovered at the...

2012-10-09 15:22:07

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's authority for chemical information, announced significant improvements to SciFinder, the choice for chemistry research(TM). The latest enhancements improve evaluation of reaction answer sets and allow easier collaboration with other SciFinder users. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121009/CL89645LOGO ) Scientists can now group reactions in answer sets according to more...

2012-07-03 10:21:24

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's authority for chemical information, announced today that it has signed an agreement with the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) for unlimited access to SciFinder. CAUL comprises 39 academic institutions in Australia, including the University of Melbourne, Australian National University and the University of Sydney. SciFinder is the proprietary search and analysis tool for CAS...

2012-06-08 10:20:39

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's authority for chemical information, announced today the selection of 15 Ph.D. students in the chemical sciences for the 2012 SciFinder Future Leaders in Chemistry program. Each of these students demonstrated academic excellence, a commitment to research and an appreciation of chemical information, as evidenced through their exceptional essays and impressive letters of recommendation, distinguishing them...

2012-02-17 10:58:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's authority for chemical information, and Taylor & Francis, a leading publisher of scientific journals and books, have announced that thousands of new experimental procedures for chemical reactions from three Taylor & Francis journals are now available in SciFinder®. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110418/MM84805) These experimental procedures, vital in a synthetic...