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Finding articles on a research topic:
You can search by Chemical Structure, the Molecular Formula or the Substance Identifier:
OR (C14 H14 N2 O2)x OR 1-(4-vinylbenzyl) thymine
You can analyze or refine your results using the options in the right-hand menu.
Hovering over the substances will bring up additional tools including Synthesize This..., Explore by Reaction and Export Image.
You can also get related References, Reactions, or Commerical Sources.
*You can get an image for the reaction search from the Explore Substances results. Hover over the substance, choose explore by structure and then reactions. That will import the substance directly into the reaction structure search page.
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Each Reference in the References results list includes links to Substances and Reactionsthat are mentioned in that particular reference.
All the References you find will include Cited Articles (the articles the paper's authors referenced) and Citing Articles (any papers that have included the article as a reference).
Both Cited and Citing references may give you more sources on your topic. Cited will point towards key work in the field, and Citing will point towards current research.