Friday, April 17, 2009

Downloading Domoic Acid from PubChem

The identity of domoic acid has been under discussion (see here, here and here). (And I very much like the ChemSpider service to make it easy to copy data from ChemSpider into WikiPedia ChemBoxes; cheers!)

Now, my practical in next weeks CDK Workshop will use Groovy (please install it on your laptop!), and am hacking up example scripts for the course material, and came up with this script to download the structure of domoic acid from PubChem (CID:5282253):