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New on STN

July 2014

Latest release of new STN now available, expands global patent coverage and enhances search capabilities

July 2014

Retrieved BATCH results in DGENE, USGENE and PCTGEN are now available for 30 days

July 2014

CHEMCATS (Chemical Catalogs Online) on STN Enhanced with New Search and Display Fields and More Frequent Updates

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News Messages 2014

Latest release of new STN now available, expands global patent coverage and enhances search capabilities 29. July 2014

A new release of the new STN platform expands global patent coverage, extends search capabilities and incorporates user feedback to enhance efficiency and workflow. Highlights include:

Retrieved BATCH results in DGENE, USGENE and PCTGEN are now available for 30 days 21. July 2014

Since July 2014 the time limit for retrieved sequence batch requests has been increased from 7 to 30 days in DGENE, USGENE and PCTGEN (see HELP CHANGE in each file).Now, BATCH search results will remain available on STN for 30 days after the first retrieval before they are automatically deletedThe...

CHEMCATS (Chemical Catalogs Online) on STN Enhanced with New Search and Display Fields and More Frequent Updates 02. July 2014

Effective June 29, 2014, CHEMCATS on STN was enhanced with new search and display fields based on additional information supplied by catalog providers. These new fields allow more efficient identification of suppliers offering the desired quantity, purity and stock availability of chemicals....

New Emtree Release Includes Changes in Cell Line Terminology 11. June 2014

The May 12, 2014, release of Emtree contains an additional 720 preferred terms (including 87 drug terms) added since January 2014. This brings the total number of preferred terms in Emtree to 69,931. Information on the new terms is available at:

MEDLINE on STN Now Updated Daily 11. June 2014

Effective June 2014, MEDLINE on STN is now updated daily – seven days per week, subject to the availability of updates. Previously MEDLINE was updated five times a week, Tuesday thru Saturday. Alerts running on a frequency of Every Update will now be delivered seven times per week.

Additional Experimental Spectra Now Available in CAS REGISTRY on STN 11. June 2014

Effective May 2014, CAS enhanced its collection of experimental spectra. In addition to the 1.3 million experimental spectra already available, CAS added more than 17,000 NMR spectra to CAS REGISTRY. The specific atoms covered are carbon, hydrogen, fluorine, nitrogen and phosphorus.

CAS REGISTRY BLAST Upgrade Improves Search Capabilities and Results Ranking 30. May 2014

Effective May 28, 2014, the BLAST software used in CAS REGISTRY BLAST will be upgraded to version 2.2.29. CAS REGISTRY BLAST is the integrated software and data solution created by CAS for sequence searching in STN Express and STN on the Web. The backbone to CAS REGISTRY BLAST is BLAST software,...

Get the Latest Version of STN Express, Version 8.5.2.1, Available May 2014 28. May 2014

A maintenance release of STN Express, Version 8.5.2.1, is available to all STN login ID holders, as of May 29 and can be downloaded from the STN License and Download web site. The new release provides enhanced precision of structure searches involving G-groups, and increases structure search...

Availability of Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) Enhanced in STN Databases 20. May 2014

Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) are permanently assigned by publishers to many source documents referenced in STN databases. DOIs are unique, persistent, and provide a means to access electronic full text, including documents available via open access.

New Cluster NPS available for all Databases with the Numeric Property Search Feature 19. May 2014

A new cluster NPS has been defined that combines all databases that offer the Numeric Property Search feature: 1MOBILITY, 2MOBILITY, AEROSPACE, AGRICOLA, AUPATFULL, CABA, CANPATFULL, CNFULL, COMPENDEX, DEFULL, ENCOMPPAT, ENCOMPPAT2, FSTA, INFULL, JPFULL, METADEX, PCTFULL, PQSCITECH, TULSA, TULSA2,...