New free chemical patent database

We recently became aware of a new patent searching database, and thought that it would be of interest to clients in the chemical field, especially pharma.

Over 15 million chemical structures harvested from patents have been made freely available through the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI). The collection, called SureChem, contains chemical structure data from the full text and images of patents, and can be accessed at:

We have already found this new resource useful.

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