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CH 790: Introduction to Graduate Research: SciFinder

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About SciFinder

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.

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SciFinder may be searched by substances, reactions, references, and suppliers either separately or together at the same time.

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