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CHMC47 Bio-Organic Chemistry

This guide will help students enrolled in CHMC47 Bio-Organic Chemistry to complete assignments, specifically the Literature Searching Assignment and installing relevant chemistry software.

Finding SciFinder

PLEASE READ:

  1. You must use your "utoronto.ca" or "mail.utoronto.ca" email address when you register.
  2. You will get a confirmation email once you register, please remember to confirm your registration within the allotted time frame.
  3. Select the SciFinder classic interface and NOT SciFinder n option after you verify your account.

Once you have a SciFinder account, use it to sign in!

Draw a structure, determine the CAS#

How do you find the Chemical Abstract Registry number for a compound?

      Start by clicking on Chemical Structure under Substances:

SciFinder screenshot with Chemical Structure selected

 

 

      Change the structure editor tab to Non-Java.

      Change to search type to Exact Structure.

      Click on Click to edit. Now you can draw the compound.

      Browse through the results until you find the right compound.

SciFinder - Exact Structure Search

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