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Fig. 2 | Journal of Cheminformatics

Fig. 2

From: PubChem atom environments

Fig. 2

Exponential growth in chemistry. Data reflects registered a substances; and b abstracts on record at Chemical Abstracts Service at year end [50]. No substances data is available for years 1977–1979. Black dashed line indicates time of random sampling of 28,963 structures from the 593,071 individual structures in the Chemical Abstracts Registry System [46]. Gray dashed line indicates time of the ‘augmented atom’ analysis by Adamson et al. on this subset [47]. Numbers for abstracts on record include papers, patents and books.

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