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ready Simplified Molecular Input Line Entry Specification Format


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This format is an open specification version of the SMILES language, a typographical line notation for specifying chemical structure. It is hosted under the banner of the Blue Obelisk project, with the intent to solicit contributions and comments from the entire computational chemistry community.

How to cite this record SMILES; Simplified Molecular Input Line Entry Specification Format; DOI: 10.25504/FAIRsharing.qv4b3c; Last edited: Feb. 22, 2018, 2:04 p.m.; Last accessed: May 21 2018 4:03 a.m.

Record updated: Nov. 29, 2016, 2:44 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.


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mol2chemfig, a tool for rendering chemical structures from molfile or SMILES format to LATE X code.

Brefo-Mensah EK,Palmer M
J Cheminform 2012

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SMILES, a chemical language and information system. 1. Introduction to methodology and encoding rules

Weininger D.
Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling 1988

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SMILES. 2. Algorithm for generation of unique SMILES notation

Weininger D, Weininger A, Weininger JL
Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling. 1989

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SMILES, a chemical language and information system. 1. Introduction to methodology and encoding rules

Weininger D.
Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling. 1990

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