Tag Archives: CAS

CAS rolls out new predictive retrosynthetic capabilities in SciFinder

(13 Jan 2020) As part of their continued commitment to helping R&D leaders accelerate scientific discovery, today CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, announced the launch of a breakthrough retrosynthetic capability in SciFindern. This computer-aided synthetic design (CASD) solution utilizes AI technology, powered by CAS’s unmatched collection of scientist-curated reaction content and leverages John […]


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CAS Drives increase in R&D productivity with launch of breakthrough retrosynthesis planner in SciFinder-n

(1 Jul 2019) CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society specializing in scientific information solutions, launched a computer-aided retrosynthetic analysis solution that systematically identifies new pathways to chemical compounds. Now available to all SciFindern users, this next-generation capability is empowering chemistry researchers around the world to rapidly identify, compare and prioritize alternative synthetic pathways. “It’s obvious […]


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CAS research clearinghouse was big data before big data

(9 Mar 2019)  Before there was Google, Amazon or even an internet, there was big data in what may seem an unlikely place: a chemical research clearinghouse in the heart of the American Midwest. For more than a century, Chemical Abstracts Service in Columbus has been gathering and summarizing chemical research breakthroughs from around the […]


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CAS collaborates with iChemLabs empowering scientists to do better research in less time with SciFinder-n

SciFindern provides relevant, highly actionable insights in an easy-to-use interface that integrates the touch screen friendly ChemDoodle chemical structure drawing tool. (18 September 2018, Columbus, Ohio) CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, partnered with iChemLabs to optimize the efficiency of chemical structure drawing in SciFindern, especially in touch devices, using ChemDoodle®.  Built on the […]


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CAS announces complimentary beta version of Chemistry Class AdvantageTM®

(19 August 2016, Columbus, OH) CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society (ACS), announces a complimentary beta version of Chemistry Class Advantage, a new learning solution for undergraduate organic chemistry students. Organized by topics taught in the classroom, Chemistry Class Advantage harnesses the power of SciFinder and research published in journal articles to help […]


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CAS announces SciFindern, a new research experience that elevates scientific discovery

(21 August 2016, Columbus, OH)  CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society (ACS), announced today that SciFindern will be available Spring 2017. This powerful solution will provide new and unique authoritative content, superior functionality and enhanced workflow features to help researchers be exponentially more productive. SciFindern is made possible by the global network of […]


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CAS continues to provide unparalleled discoverability of chemistry with the launch of ChemZentTM

(28 June 2016, Columbus, OH)  CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society introduces ChemZent, a new solution available for purchase in SciFinder. ChemZent delivers the complete collection of approximately three million abstracts from Chemisches Zentralblatt, the oldest compendium of chemistry abstracts dating from 1830-1969. ChemZent brings unique value to researchers, professors, students and information […]


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New STN® breaks ground with Markush structure search and enhanced content for intellectual property exploration and research

(3 August 2015, Columbus, Ohio and Karlsruhe, Germany) Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) and FIZ Karlsruhe are delighted to reveal the latest innovations for Intellectual Property (IP) professionals. New STN, a web-based search solution, offers access to essential, curated content in an intuitive interface designed for professional IP searching. Highlights of this most recent release include […]


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New content in SciFinder provides regulatory professionals with additional value

(17 March 2015) Effective March 2015, CAS coverage of regulated chemicals in NCITM Global, in CHEMLIST®, on STN® and in SciFinder® has been enhanced with regulatory information from two additional sources: More than 31,000 substances from the Scheduled Chemical Database provided by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) More than 5,800 substances […]


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Major new STN® release delivers essential biomedical and patent content to IP professionals

(9 February 2015, Columbus, Ohio and Karlsruhe, Germany) Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) and FIZ Karlsruhe have announced the latest release of the new STN platform, a web-based search solution offering essential, value-added content in an intuitive, powerful interface designed for professional IP searching. New databases deliver highly anticipated content, including premier biomedical databases BIOSIS®, MEDLINE® […]


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CAS strengthens customer support with representation in a new ACS international office in Beijing

(3 August 2014, Columbus, Ohio)  Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), a division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the world’s authority for chemical information, has proudly announced today the addition of dedicated ACS International, Ltd. (ACSI) representatives, located in the new Beijing office, to serve the needs of customers in China. The newly added staff […]


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Latest release of new STN® expands global patent coverage and enhances search capabilities

(28 July 2014)  The latest release of new STN delivers three new full text patent databases. Providing coverage for the Republic of Korea, KRFULL is the first STN database available exclusively on the new STN platform. Other new databases include AUPATFULL (Australia) and GBFULL (United Kingdom). Additional highlights in the July release include: Enhanced precision and coverage […]


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The Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances in China is now available from CAS

(Columbus, Ohio, 31 July 2013)  Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world’s authority for chemical information, announced today that the 2013 Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances in China (IECSC) has been added to its database containing international regulatory information for chemical substances, CHEMLIST®. This information is available on STN®, the choice of patent experts, in SciFinder®, […]


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SciFinder® now offers API capabilities

(Columbus, OH, 25 June 2013) – Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) announced today that the SciFinder® interface now enables a range of APIs designed to streamline researchers’ workflows. CAS has collaborated with several customers to develop API support for reaction, substance and reference searching. CAS is initially offering this functionality to customers in the corporate market. […]


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CAS and Thieme Publishing Group collaborate to expand access to chemical reaction information

(Columbus, Ohio, 10 June 2013) Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) and Thieme Publishing Group have announced that hundreds of thousands of experimental procedures for chemical reactions from two prestigious Thieme organic chemistry journals will soon be available in SciFinder®, the choice for chemistry researchTM. Experimental procedures from the high-impact Thieme journals SYNLETT and SYNTHESIS from 1967 […]


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