Crystallographic Information Framework
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The crystallographic information file (CIF): a new standard archive file for crystallography
Hall, S. R. and Allen, F. H. and Brown, I. D.
Acta Crystallographica Section A 1991
Specification of the Crystallographic Information File format, version 2.0
Bernstein HJ, BollingerJC, Brown ID, Gražulis S, Hester JR, McMahon B, Spadaccini N, Westbrookh JD and Westripi SP
Journal of Applied Crystallography 2016
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Crystal structures of small molecules. Open-access collection of crystal structures of organic, inorganic, metal-organic compounds and minerals, excluding biopolymers.
The Cambridge Structural Database
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.
ChemSpider is a freely available collection of compound data from across the web, which aggregates chemical structures and their associated information into a single searchable repository entry. These entries are supplemented with additional properties, related information and links back to original data sources.
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