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SciFinder Scholar is the online connection to Chemical Abstracts, the database of chemistry literature. Over 27 million citations to chemistry publications are searchable by topic, author, CAS Registry Number, patent number, and CAS abstract number. In some cases, links to the full-text of journal articles are available. Over 21 million citations to medical and biological references in MEDLINE, 40 million organic and inorganic substances, and 59 million sequences.
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