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New Versions of Oxford's Diva and Cache Available

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OXFORD, UK--Oxford Molecular has released new versions of its Diva data analysis and visualization product and Cache, a desktop chemistry software package. The new Cache versions, 4.1 for Macintosh and 3.2 for Windows, have new automated conformer generation, more accurate thermochemical results, the ability to process larger molecules, faster analysis, and crystal building with display, the company said.

In an attempt to let more scientists test the product, a free demonstration version of Diva is available on CD-rom or by web download at http://www.oxmol.com/prods/diva. The latest release, Diva 1.1, enhances the product's ability to share and store information by allowing all analysis results and graphical displays to be saved in project files. Additional data manipulation functions have been added giving researchers more powerful methods for manipulating compound identifiers and grouping compounds into related classes.

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