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2010-12-14 00:01:24

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's leading provider of chemical information, today announced new time-saving advancements and usability improvements to SciFinder, its premier research and discovery tool. The enhancements will accelerate researchers' workflow and are especially valuable for synthetic chemists and other researchers who are engaged in lab preparations and synthesis planning. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) December 13, 2010 Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's...

2010-12-11 00:00:58

Water scarcity is driving a wave of innovation in water filtration technology from Asian nations, according to a report issued today by Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's authority for chemical information. The report, CAS Chemistry Research Report: Nanofiltration Shows Promise in the Quest for Pure Water, found that Asian researchers now lead the world in patent activity related to nanofiltration, the most-researched method of water filtration. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) December 9,...

2010-11-08 12:00:00

SHANGHAI, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's authority for chemical information, announced today that WuXi AppTec, the leading China-based contract research organization (CRO), has signed a contract to provide SciFinder for all scientists within their organization. In 2009, a CAS analysis of chemical literature showed that China led all nations in chemical patent publications and was surging in output of journal literature. WuXi AppTec is convincing...

2010-04-14 09:04:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A representative from Quaker Chemical (NYSE: KWR), a global leader in process chemicals, has been asked to speak at the upcoming REACH USA 2010 conference this April in Chicago, IL. Quaker's proactive involvement in the REACH process and its leadership role within a key special interest group, the Substance Information Exchange Forum (SIEF) on MEA polyborates, has caught the attention of industry experts. Quaker believes that sharing...

2009-11-23 11:26:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the global expert on chemical information, reports that China's patent office is now the world's leading producer of patent invention applications in chemistry. China trailed Japan's patent office, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and the United States' patent office (USPTO) for more than a decade, but passed the USPTO in 2005, WIPO in 2006, and exceeded Japan for the first time on a monthly basis...

2009-09-11 07:16:18

Novel analgesic marks major milestone in scientific discovery Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), a division of the American Chemical Society, announced that on September 7 it recorded the 50 millionth substance in CAS REGISTRY, the world's most comprehensive and high-quality compendium of publicly disclosed chemical information. The recently registered substance is a novel arylmethylidene heterocycle with analgesic properties. Reaching the 50 million mark so quickly is an indicator of the...

2009-09-10 04:16:00

NEUCHATEL, Switzerland, September 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier, a leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced it has become one of the Charter Members of the InChI Trust and will have a seat on the board at the first InChI Trust Board meeting on September 11th. Originally developed by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), the IUPAC International Chemical Identifier (InChI) is a...

2009-09-08 16:40:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), a division of the American Chemical Society, announced that on September 7 it recorded the 50 millionth substance in CAS REGISTRY, the world's most comprehensive and high-quality compendium of publicly disclosed chemical information. The recently registered substance is a novel arylmethylidene heterocycle with analgesic properties. Reaching the 50 million mark so quickly is an indicator of the accelerating pace of...

2009-08-18 09:53:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ --Thomson Reuters today announced that they have joined the InChI Trust, a not-for-profit organization to expand and develop the InChI Open Source chemical structure representation algorithm. The algorithm provides a consistent, credible and compatible way for databases of chemical structures to be linked together for the benefit of users of chemical information around the world. "We are committed to supporting the InChI Trust and InChI...

2009-08-16 12:21:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, announced today that it is on track to register the 50 millionth unique chemical substance in the CAS REGISTRY on September 7. REGISTRY is the most comprehensive and high-quality compendium of publicly disclosed chemical information. This milestone came quickly, since it was only 9 months ago that CAS registered its 40 millionth substance. In contrast, it took 33 years for CAS to register the 10...