What compounds does Reaxys cover?
The Beilstein and Gmelin file segments complement each other and cover different elements in the periodic table.
Gmelin covers compounds without carbon; elemental and inorganic carbon, CO, CO2, carbonic acid, and carbides; pure elements, alloys, and compounds containing metallic elements shown in green, including inorganic, organometallic, and coordination compounds thereof; plus glasses, ceramics, minerals and some polymers.
In general, organic polymers, peptides, biological molecules, and mixtures are not included in Reaxys. For current counts of compounds and reactions included in Reaxys, click the About Reaxys link from any page.
This archive contains the installer for the Reaxys Structure Editor Plugins which need to be installed if editors other than ChemAxon's Marvin Sketch are used. Reaxys currently supports the following editors:
Please download the Reaxys plugin archive, extract the content and either run the executable setup or the MSIE installer (choose the installer which best suits your requirements). The archive also comes with a Readme text file which explains some more details on the plugins. If you want to use Reaxys with ChemDraw or ICEdit then please also download and install the corresponding connection software after you have installed the Reaxys structure editor plugins.
Please note: you need to have administration rights on your computer to install the plugins.