Using mobile apps for the application of cheminformatics - making it intuitive
What is it about?
This article describes the development and state of the art with regard to chemistry-aware apps that make use of facile data interchange, and some of the scenarios in which these apps can be inserted into a chemical information workflow to increase productivity. A selection of contemporary apps is used to demonstrate their relevance to pharmaceutical research.
Why is it important?
Mobile apps represent a novel approach for delivery of cheminformatics tools to chemists and other scientists, and indications suggest that mobile devices represent a disruptive technology for drug discovery, as they have been to many other industries.
The following have contributed to this page: Dr Antony John Williams, Dr Sean Ekins, and Alex Michael Clark