ChemAxon Launches Marvin and JChem Version 5: Better User Experience, Better Integration, More Flexibility and Higher Performance

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 General News J E 4
BUDAPEST, Hungary, February 19 ChemAxon, a softwaresolutions provider for cheminformatics today announced the launch of version5 of their cheminformatics toolkits, Marvin & JChem. The release sees majorimprovement in Marvin user friendliness, Markush enumeration and coredevelopment in JChem search, clustering and Oracle Cartridge performance.

Marvin & JChem is a suite of application programming interfaces (API's)and graphic user interfaces (GUI's) used by life science informaticsarchitects and developers to build chemically aware, platform independent andweb ready enterprise informatics systems. The functions of Marvin includestructure and reaction editing, visualization and structure based propertyprediction and the functions of JChem include structure management andsearch, library enumeration and library profiling.

The Marvin 5 toolkit sees a completely re-factored GUI with moreprofessional layout, ChemDraw & ISISDraw-like configuration options,structure drag and drop support and OLE support to improve integration withMicrosoft Office applications. Structure based predictions are extended withthe addition of Markush enumeration.

JChem is improved with support for new table types for storing querystructures and Markush libraries, the Oracle Cartridge toolkit has improvedinstallation and major performance improvements. The maximum commonsubstructure toolkit, libMCS, now handles much larger input sets (100,000+)more quickly and has increased chemical awareness to give more chemicallymeaningful results.

To freely evaluate ChemAxon's Marvin, JChem and Instant JChem pleasevisit our website. Academic researchers and schools can receive free licensesfor all ChemAxon products under our Academic Package program, Many of our products can beused freely on the desktop or for use in freely accessible, non-commercialwebsites. Contact us for more information.

About ChemAxon

ChemAxon is a leader in providing cheminformatics software developmentplatforms and applications for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical andagrochemical industries. With core capabilities for structure visualization,search and management, property prediction, virtual synthesis, screening anddrug design, ChemAxon focuses upon active interaction with users and softwareportability to create powerful, cost effective cross platform solutions andprogramming interfaces to power modern cheminformatics and chemicalcommunication. For more information please visit

SOURCE ChemAxon Ltd.


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