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Another article in an ongoing series of the application of Computer-Assisted Structure Elucidation (CASE) tools to the validation of elucidated structures. It is quite amazing how many chemical compounds are incorrectly elucidated but when you consider the complexity of the challenge again, then maybe not so surprising. This article published in RSC’s Natural Product Reviews examines ways in which CASE can be used to correct erroneous structures in the literature. I think it’s one of the best articles we’ve generated using the ACD/Structure Elucidator software package to elucidate and validate structures. The article is online here. I am fortunate to still be able to work with my friends Mikhail Elyashberg and Kirill Blinov from ACD/Labs after hours. They are brilliant scientists….