Last Updated: Nov 07, 2022     Views: 17

The SciFinder: CAS database allows you to draw reactions and perform a search from your drawing.

The column on the left of the search page is titled "Searching for" choose "Reactions." Click the "Draw" button. Draw a reaction scheme using one or more reactants, a reaction arrow, and a product structure.

Hints:

  • Concentrate your substructure search by using the locking tools, mapping atoms, and defining reaction sites.
  • Utilize pre-limits: solvent, steps, classification, year, etc.

Click OK. Click the magnifying glass to run a search. 

Results are sorted by relevance.

For more information, see SciFinder Training: Reaction Searching.

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