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Locating All CAplus File References Citing a Chemical Substance

  1. Determine what you know about the substance:
  2. Connect to STN.
  3. Locate the CAS RN for the product in the REGISTRY file:
=> FILE REGISTRY Enter the REGISTRY file
Chemical names or formulas:
=> E 3-HYDROXYTAMOXIFEN/CN
OR

=> E C8H6CL5NO2/MF
=> S E3
Expand to verify term is in the index
  
Search E-number corresponding to the substance
of interest
Structures built with STN Express:
=> L1 STRUCTURE UPLOADED Upload structure
=> S L1 EXA SAM Run sample search to verify the query retrieves
what you want
=> S L1 EXA FULL Search full file
  1. Locate references in the CA file:
=> FILE CA Enter the CAplus FILE
=> S L# SEARCH the L-number of the REGISTRY answer set
to locate references citing the substance
=> D SCAN Scan answers at no charge
=> D L# 1-5 BIB ABS (Optional) Display answers in more detail:
  • BIB Bibliographic information
  • CBIB Bibliographic information in
    condensed form
  • ABS Abstract
  • IND CAS indexing
  • ALL BIB + ABS + IND
Reproduced with the permission of CAS, a Division of the American Chemical Society, from "Tips for Searching the CAplus & REGISTRY Files." (CAS9613-0298)