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SciFinder Scholar is the academic version of the SciFinder desktop research tool. It is used to locate and process information on a wide variety of chemistry and chemistry-related topics. It retrieves information contained in databases produced by Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS):
SciFinder Scholar is updated daily. All citations are in English.
The information that you can search and view may include:
- Chemical Substance Information:
Chemical Names; CAS Registry Numbers; Chemical Structure Diagrams for substances; Chemical Structure Diagrams for reactions; Bio sequence Information; A list of other publicly available databases available from CAS's STN International on-line service, where additional information related to the substance may be located;
- Document Information:
Title; Author; Company name/Corporate Source; Publication Year; Source, Publication, date, Publisher, Volume, Issue, Pagination, CODEN, ISSN; Abstract of the Article; Indexing; Supplementary Terms;
- Patent Identification for Patents Abstracted by CAS: Patent Information; Application information; Priority information.