SOURCE: eMolecules, Inc.

January 07, 2008 21:00 ET

eMolecules and ChemDiv Announce New eCommerce Service for 500,000 Chemicals

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - January 7, 2008) - eMolecules, Inc., provider of the world's largest chemical structures search engine, and ChemDiv, provider of the world's largest commercially available collection of chemical libraries, announce the release of a new eCommerce service for ChemDiv's Discovery Collection at: www.chemdiv.emolecules.com.

The new chemistry eCommerce service combines a powerful chemical structure search engine with ChemDiv's unmatched expertise in supporting drug discovery research with the most diverse compound collection for screening, worldwide logistics and delivery in record time. Molecules in the Discovery Collection meet the most stringent requirements for novelty and drug-likeness. The eCommerce service includes structure and substructure searches, shopping cart selection of structures and quantities, checkout and order management, making the process of buying molecules as easy as buying books online.

"ChemDiv is uniquely positioned to benefit from eMolecules' online structure search and eCommerce tools to streamline users' access to their Discovery Collection Screening Library. Our objective is to enable chemical professionals around the globe to gain better access to innovative molecules delivered to their doorsteps in a matter of days," said Klaus Gubernator, eMolecules CEO. "Our ongoing focus is to deliver the world's most powerful eCommerce tools to chemistry suppliers and researchers around the world."

"ChemDiv has integrated cutting-edge chemical knowledge and innovative technology to create the world's largest and most compelling drug-like research chemicals collection of over 1,200,000 molecules. Enabling online structure searching over part of ChemDiv's catalog (consisting of more than 500,000 screening compounds) offers ease of access and ordering for all discovery scientists. This service adds an important interface solution to ChemDiv's Chemistry Anywhere™ and Discovery Anywhere™ efforts of broad banding drug discovery research world wide," said Nikolay Savchuk, ChemDiv's President and CEO. "With eMolecules, scientists can instantly explore the full depth and breadth of extensive novel chemical libraries, using the Web to accelerate procurement and drug discovery."

About eMolecules

eMolecules, Inc. has created the world's leading open-access chemical structure search engine at www.emolecules.com. Our mission is to discover, curate and index all of the world's public chemical information and make it globally available. eMolecules has rapidly become the world's most popular chemical structure search engine, distinguished by fast results, ease of use, and extensive reference information. eMolecules provides chemistry web hosting and eCommerce solutions for suppliers of research chemicals and publishers of scientific information.

About ChemDiv:

ChemDiv (www.chemdiv.com) is a global chemistry-driven contract research organization. ChemDiv is focused on identifying and delivering pre-clinical opportunities and services to life science partners for the treatment of life-threatening diseases. For over 17 years ChemDiv has provided Discovery outsource™ solutions including medicinal and synthetic chemistry, pre-clinical development, screening libraries and global logistics. ChemDiv's international research team encompasses 550 chemists and biologists in San Diego and Moscow-based R&D centers.

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