SciFinder is a database of references to the world's chemical literature. It is the core research and discovery tool for finding journal articles, patent records, chemical substances and reactions. Persons searching the database work in many different disciplines including chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, physics, materials science, energy, environmental and agricultural science, medical and biomedical science.
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If you are on your mobile phone, access SciFinder at https://scifinder.cas.org/mobile to search for author, topic/keyword, chemical name, registry number, company name, or Keep Me Posted Alerts.
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