Symyx Direct 6.1 and ISIS/Host 5.2 informatics system

Symyx Technologies has released the Symyx Direct 6.1 chemistry data cartridge and ISIS/Host 5.2 informatics system for registering, retrieving, displaying and analysing scientific information.

These software upgrades - coupled with the upcoming release of Symyx Isentris 3.1 informatics system - remove a significant ISIS-to-Isentris transition barrier for R&D organisations working with legacy ISIS molecule databases.

Symyx Direct 6.1 also enables ISIS customers to take advantage of advances in Symyx chemical representation, stereochemistry, and chemical fastsearch capabilities.

Analysis and opinion

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