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Searching of the database can be carried out in two ways: text search and structure search.

Text search

This function will search the full text of each record. Records can be found by searching by keyword, authors name, reagent name and reaction name.

Structure search

The structures of reagents and products can be searched by using the structure drawing applet.

Further help with searching can be found in the Frequently Asked Questions, or by watching the video below: