Welcome to ZINC, a free database of commercially-available compounds for virtual screening. ZINC contains over 100 million purchasable compounds in ready-to-dock, 3D formats.

ZINC is provided by the Irwin and Shoichet Laboratories in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). We thank NIGMS for financial support (GM71896).

To cite ZINC, please reference: Sterling and Irwin, J. Chem. Inf. Model, 2015 http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.jcim.5b00559. You may also wish to cite our previous papers: Irwin, Sterling, Mysinger, Bolstad and Coleman, J. Chem. Inf. Model, 2012 DOI: 10.1021/ci3001277 or Irwin and Shoichet, J. Chem. Inf. Model. 2005;45(1):177-82 PDF, DOI.