SimBioSys, Inc. is pleased to present its implementation of predictive stereochemistry within the synthesis planning system ARChem. Various aspects of stereochemical perception, rule generation, and predictions will be discussed in a talk by Professor A. Peter Johnson during the session “Recent Advances in Reaction Searching” in San Diego.  Please see the abstract for his talk on page XX of this publication.

Title: Advanced reaction searching: A comprehensive treatment of stereoselctivity in reactions
Date/Time: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 03:45 PM
Location: San Diego Convention Center, room 27A


CLiDE 5  is the latest release of the leading chemical structure extraction software application. CLiDE extracts editable structures from molecular images embedded in journal papers, patents, reports, Web pages, and other types of media, and interacts seamlessly with chemical editors. The program offers, via an easy-to-use GUI, a high-accuracy, convenient, and efficient alternative to copying molecular structures manually.

CLiDE 5 features the following:

  • Three different flavors for different usages:
    • CLiDE Standard (for all chemists' everyday use) – automatic extraction of one structure at a time.
    • CLiDE Professional – extraction of multiple structures, and up to a full document in one click, facilitated by a split view showing source image vs extracted structure
    • CLiDE Batch (for database creation and mass data production) – batch handling of many documents
  • User-friendly Acrobat-Reader-like GUI
  • Seamless integration with ChemDraw, Marvin Sketch, and AccelrysDraw
  • Windows, Mac OS and Linux support.
  • Supported input documents formats: PDF, doc, docx, HTML
  • Supported input image file formats: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, and others
  • Supported output formats: MDL Molfile, Sdfile, Rgfile, XML, CML, CDX, MRV
  • Automatic detection of potential interpretation errors
  • Contextual interpretation of generic structures


Both ARChem and CLiDE 5 can be evaluated for free by submitting a demo request at:

Contact Information: ; SimBioSys Inc. 135 Queen's Plate Drive, Unit 520 Toronto, ON M9W 6V1, CANADA. Ph: +1-416-741-4263 Fax: +1-416-741-5084