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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,
One or more references to the original literature should be given as well.
These references are given in the final section of the manual.
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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Links to other pages of interest
"Solvation Thermodynamics and the Treatment of Equilibrium and
Nonequilibrium Solvation Effects
Based on Collective Solvent Coordinates,"
C. J. Cramer and D. G.
in Free Energy Calculations in Rational Drug Design, edited by
Reddy and M. D. Erion
(Kluwer Academic/Plenum, New York, 2001), pp.
as PDF file
“SMx Continuum Models for
Condensed Phases,” C. J. Cramer and D. G. Truhlar, in Trends
and Perspectives in Modern
Lecture Series on Computer and Computational
Sciences, Vol. 6, edited by G. Maroulis and T.E. Simos (Brill/VSP,
2006), pp. 112-139. Available as PDF
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