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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...

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...

2009-08-18 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...

2008-06-17 15:00:47

ArtusLabs, Inc., a leading provider of life science software tools and data management solutions, has entered into a partnership with Boston University's Center for Chemical Methodology and Library Development (CMLD) to develop a way to standardize and expand the way in which stereochemistry, and ultimately a three-dimensional structures, are represented in the International Chemical Identifier (InChI(TM)). This project will influence chemical drawing and library management capabilities...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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