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Databases Covered in SciFinder: Chemical Abstracts and more

Chemical AbstractsPlus (CA Plus)--  Literature from 1907 to the present plus selected pre-1907 references. Sources include journals, patents, conference proceedings, dissertations, technical reports, books, and more.


Biomedical literature from more than 4,780 journals and 70 countries, covering literature from 1950 to the present. Other MEDLINE options:  EbscoHostPubMed.

CAS Registry

Specific chemical substances, including organic and inorganic compounds, sequences, coordination compounds, polymers, and alloys covering 1957 to the present, with some classes going back to the early 1900s.


Reaction information for single- and multiple-step reactions from 1907 to the present.


Chemical source information, including supplier addresses and pricing information derived from current chemical catalogs and libraries, retrieved for individual substances.


Regulatory information records from 1979 to the present, including substance identity information, inventory status, sources, and compliance information.


Last updated:
March 12, 2015