Chemical nomenclature may seem like a simplistic chemistry discipline; a requirement of every chemical pursuit that is often overlooked for the vital importance it plays. Here we discuss the legacy of our contribution to the field of chemical nomenclature - ACD/Name - and take a look at what has changed in the field of chemical naming over the past two decades.
Dichocetide D Shaker et al.  recently reported the isolation of Dichocetide D (1) from the marine fungus Dichotomomyces cejpii under oxygen stress conditions. The structure of dichocetide D was revised by Elyashberg et al  on the basis of chemical considerations and utilization of ACD/Structure Elucidator (ACD/SE). The reported structure 1 is surprising as...
The highly coveted Gaussian peak, a sharp symmetrical shape on a flat baseline, is the ideal peak shape in chromatography. Why is it so highly desired? Naturally, we tend to be drawn to the beauty of symmetry, but more importantly, good peak shape is important for better resolution (Rs) and increased accuracy in quantitation.
ACD/Labs is partnering with TetraScience, the Scientific Data Cloud company, to help pharmaceutical companies increase scientific data effectiveness. We invited Simon Meffan-Main, Ph.D., and Alan Millar, Ph.D., Vice Presidents, Tetra Partner Network, TetraScience, to share some insights on cloud computing in the pharmaceutical industry.