Journal of Computer-Aided Molecular Design

, Volume 23, Issue 9, pp 669–675 | Cite as

OpenCDLig: a free web application for sharing resources about cyclodextrin/ligand complexes

  • Roberto Esposito
  • Giuseppe Ermondi
  • Giulia CaronEmail author


OpenCDLig (freely available at implements a repository of complexes formed by cyclodextrins (CDs) and ligands (L) with related experimental data and make it available by an easy to use web interface. At the present time, the application supports two kinds of data: K, the association constant of a CD/L complex in [M−1] and 3D structures in mol2 format. OpenCDLig is meant to become a community maintained source of experimental resources related to cyclodextrin complexes.


3D structures Cyclodextrins Complexes Database Ligand Ruby on Rails Stability constants Web application 



This work was financially supported by the University of Turin.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Esposito
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Ermondi
    • 2
  • Giulia Caron
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Dipartimento di InformaticaTorinoItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Scienza e Tecnologia del FarmacoCASMedChem LaboratoryTorinoItaly

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