InChI for Newbies

September 27, 2007

The IUPAC International Chemical Indentifier (InChI) provides an open system for converting molecular representations into strings of text. Because text processing is one of the things computers do very well, InChI serves as an important link between chemistry and computer science.

Unfortunately, the InChI documentation is rather scattered. To help remedy this problem, I have selected some links to Depth-First articles discussing InChI. These articles span a wide range of perspectives. They have been divided into categories for easier navigation, although many contain information that any user of InChI could find useful.

InChI in Context

Hacking InChI

InChI and the Web

InChIMatic

Please feel free to link to your favorite InChI resource in the comments section.

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