What's New in ACD/Spectrus Processor

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Version 2017.1

Data Import/Export

  • Support of FASTA and HELM file formats for biomolecules
  • We continue to improve and support all major instrument vendor data formats. This version includes enhancements to the following:
    • Shimadzu LC-IT-TOF; Waters MassLynx MSE, Empower (and UNIFI); Samsung GC-MS data; Bruker Compass; Thermo Xcalibur; SCIEX Analyst and Triple TOF; JEOL K9; and netCDF
    • Full support of new Bruker TopSpin 4.0 and Avance Neo data format
    • Improved support for JEOL standard, JEOL NUS and benchtop (Magritek, Nanalysis) datasets
    • Ability to export spectra series data in ASCII format
    • Improved support for MSE/All Ions Fragmentation acquisition
Biotools now available for creating sequences using one or three letter codes
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Biotools now available for creating sequences using one or three letter codes

Enhanced capabilities for handling biomolecules

  • Support for standard one-letter and three-letter peptide sequence codes
  • Manage peptide and amino acid nomenclature
  • Easily switch between single and three letter notation, and full structure of amino acids
  • Assign amino acid resonances from single or three letter notation, with suggestions for your convenience

Technique-Specific Processing & Analysis


Search a 2D-HSQC spectrum of a mixture of pesticides in a database of 1D (1H and 13C) spectra of reference compounds
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Search a 2D-HSQC spectrum of a mixture of pesticides in a database of 1D (1H and 13C) spectra of reference compounds
  • Expansion of Mixture Analysis Tools—Use 2D spectra to identify, compare and characterize mixtures and mixture components more efficiently
    • Identify mixture components more easily by searching your 1D database
  • Calculate Pure Shift 1H NMR spectra to help assignments in overlapping, complex spectra Click to expand
  • Filter between strong, medium, and weak NOESY correlations
  • Improved Non Uniform Sampling (NUS) processing with optimization of NUS reconstruction algorithm
  • Calculate T1 and T1ρ (rho) for solid state NMR saturation recovery experiments
  • Interpret inverted 1,n ADEQUATE experiments
  • Detect solvent signals in HMBC in the presence of satellite peaks
    • New algorithm that uses 2D peaks to select right 1D signal for solvent
  • Retain user/existing assignments during autoassignment and verification
  • Option to have wider automatic multiplet range for quantitation
  • Hide NOE correlation within a CH2 group


  • Select an area of a chromatogram for processing and analysis to ignore early and late eluting artifacts Click to expand


  • Disable/enable the assignment quality for a spectrum in standard report and templates
  • Add the Nucleus, Solvent, Frequency and number of nuclei as default to Header Information for NMR Click to expand
  • Added the ability to reorder columns in the Table Options dialog box
  • Added Hybridization and Heteroatom columns to the merged 13C table


  • Improved NMR spectral search options—support for 'Approximate Mode' and 'Search Empty Regions'
  • Search for spectra with no peaks in a specified region
  • Intelligent replication of search results for NMR COSY and TOCSY spectra
  • Improved search for stereo-structures

Ease of Use

  • Retention of atom numbering when a structure is duplicated
  • Modify atom numbering in a duplicated structure
  • Display data from a user table into individual boxes in user-defined screen forms
  • Define the number of decimal places and the scientific format for numeric data in the 'Edit Column Settings' dialog box

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