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Date of this version of the database: November 26, 2012

Minnesota Solvation Database – version 2012

If this database is used for published work, the following citation should be given:

    Marenich, A. V.; Kelly, C. P.; Thompson, J. D.; Hawkins, G. D.;
    Chambers, C. C.; Giesen, D. J.; Winget, P.; Cramer, C. J.; Truhlar, D. G.
    Minnesota Solvation Database – version 2012, University of Minnesota,
    Minneapolis, 2012.

One or more references to the original literature should be given as well.
These references are given in the final section of the manual.


The Minnesota Solvation Database – version 2012 presents a collection of 3037 experimental solvation free energies
and transfer free energies for 790 unique solutes (neutrals and ions) in 92 solvents and gas-phase molecular geometries
in Cartesian coordinates for the corresponding solutes.

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The distributed version of the database is available for downloading (Web access only) at the University of Minnesota.
The distributed version of the database includes unpublished materials and requires a license for commercial use.

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Inquiries about commercial licenses may also be directed to exprlic@umn.edu.

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This document last modified on Oct. 20, 2022
Updated by:  Software Manager