Redefining Cheminformatics with Intuitive Collaborative Mobile Apps

  • Alex M. Clark, Sean Ekins, Antony J. Williams
  • Molecular Informatics, July 2012, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1002/minf.201200010

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.

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The following have contributed to this page: Dr Antony John Williams, Dr Sean Ekins, and Alex Michael Clark