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Drug and Disease Information: Chemical structures and reactions

Searching for chemical structures and reactions

Have a look at the information on the right.

1. Perform a search in Reaxys. Search for a particular medicine by chemical name. Tip: use the Substances tab.

  • How many preparations are there for this particular medicine?
  • What kind of data is available?
  • Make sure to export relevant references to RefWorks.

Done? Continue with the next part of the training:

- PubMed


Reaxys provides information about chemical structures, reactions and properties.

Reaxys covers quality, authoritative information in organic, inorganic and organometallic chemistry:

  • Organic chemistry information from 1960 to the present.
  • Inorganic and organometallic chemistry information from 1976 to the present.
  • Patent information from 1976 to the present from World, US, and European patent offices.