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SciFinder is the most comprehensive database for the chemical literature. It is produced by the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) which is a division of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
SciFinder is a collection of CAS databases plus MEDLINE.
|REGISTRY||Substances||Provides information about organic and inorganic substances from 1965 to the present.|
|CHEMLIST||Substances||Provides information for inventoried or regulated chemicals from 1980 to the present.|
|MARPAT||Substances||Provides access to Markush structures in patents from 1988 to the present.|
|CASREACT||Reactions||Provides information for reactions from 1985 to the present.|
|CAPLUS||References||Covers the chemical literature from 1907 to the present. Online version of Chemical Abstracts.|
|MEDLINE||References||Covers the biomedical literature from 1946 to the present. Free version is PubMed.|
|CHEMCATS||Suppliers||Provides information for suppliers of commercially available chemicals.|
SciFinder may be searched by substances, reactions, references, and suppliers either separately or together at the same time.