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The following web sites are helpful in locating information about chemical compounds, molecules and elements.
American Chemical Society Publications. Search of the publications of the ACS; limited full-text but a wealth of citations.
Energy Citations Database. Access to citations and full-text articles from 1943-present in an array of science fields.
NASA. National Aeronautucs and Space Administration.
PubChem: provides information on the biological activities of small molecules. It is a component of NIH's Molecular Libraries Roadmap Initiative. PubChem is organized as three linked databases within the NCBI's Entrez information retrieval system. These are PubChem Substance, PubChem Compound, and PubChem BioAssay. PubChem also provides a fast chemical structure similarity search tool.
Science.gov. Gateway to a large selection of websites, narrowed by topic.
Science Research: A free, publicly available deep web search engine that uses advanced "federated search technology" to return high quality results by submitting your search query - in real-time - to other well respected search engines then collating, ranking and dropping duplicates of the results.
Science Watch. Allows you to follow current trends and research in chemistry.
World Wide Science. Gateway to national and international scientific databases.
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