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Established in 1965, the CSD is the world’s repository for small-molecule organic and metal-organic crystal structures. Containing over 800,000 entries from x-ray and neutron diffraction analyses, this unique database of accurate 3D structures has become an essential resource to scientists around the world.

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The Cambridge Structural Database: a quarter of a million crystal structures and rising

F. H. Allen
Acta Crystallographica Section B 2002

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