12216296_xxlLatest New STN® Release Extends Export to Excel® Support to 28 More Databases and Includes New Structure Search Enhancements

Closely following the introduction of Export to Excel support for CAplusSM and DWPISM in July, the latest release of new STN extends Excel support to an additional 28 databases, further facilitating workflow integration and analysis of new STN search results. 

The latest release enhances structure drawing and query precision with the addition of deuterium and tritium atoms to the structure editor Common Atoms palette. Deuterium and tritium can now be added to your structure searches in CAS REGISTRYSM, DCR and DWPIM. Read more about the new STN enhancements.

patent_picksHighlights from the PIUG 2016 Northeast Conference 

The PIUG 2016 Northeast Conference, held in Iselin, New Jersey,
September 26-28, was attended by more than 80 patent experts in the areas of pharmacology, chemistry and biology. The agenda included a one-day plenary session, vendor exhibition and workshops, including an STN Patent Forum on September 26. Click here for more information on the 2016 PIUG Northeast Conference and access presentations from the Patent Forum sessions.

patentpicks_logo1Searching and Displaying Greek Letters on STN

Scientific terminology, such as chemical names and names of targets or inhibitors, frequently includes Greek letters. Click here to find out more about searching and displaying Greek letters in new and classic STN.


September 2016 Update to Emtree in STN Provides Expanded Terminology for Biomedical and Pharmacological Searchers

The September 2016 version of the Emtree thesaurus is now available in EmbaseTM and Embase Alert on classic STN, and in Embase on new STN! The Emtree thesaurus provides access to the terminology of pharmacology, biomedicine and medical devices, and includes nearly 400,000 terms: 74,706 preferred terms and about 316,000 synonyms. Use Emtree as an aid to designing comprehensive yet precise searches.

Refer to the updated Database Summary Sheets for Embase and Embase Alert for additional information on Emtree.


  Does the CAS structure drawing program in new STN incorporate keyboard shortcuts?

A. New STN users can find standard shortcuts use as Ctrl C (Copy), Ctrl V (Paste), Ctrl Z (Undo), etc. In addition to these, and unique to new STN, CAS also added some keyboard shortcuts to the Structure Editor to make structure drawing faster and easier. Click here to find out an explanation of these shortcuts for new STN.


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November 17, 2016
9:00 a.m. EST
Advanced Structure Searching in DWPIM and DCR on new STN

November 17, 2016
1:00 p.m. EST
Advanced Structure Searching in DWPIM and DCR on new STN

November 29, 2016
1:00 p.m. EST
Polymers, Oligomers and Oligosaccharides in CAS REGISTRY

December 14, 2016
1:00 p.m. EST
Substance and Chemical Structure Searching in CAS REGISTRY on new STN

December 15, 2016
9:00 a.m. EST 
Sources and Techniques for Searching Alloys on Classic STN

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Tokyo, Japan
Patent Information Fair & Conference


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