Databases by subject: Chemistry & Biochemistry

Major Indexes


Find biomedical articles from 1947 to the present covering topics such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and clinical medicine. Includes over 2,700 journals not indexed in MEDLINE/Pubmed.

Entrez (NCBI cross-database search)

Find databases on literature, genetics, proteins, and chemicals.

Medline (via PubMed)

Find articles in medicine, life sciences, animal sciences, plant sciences, biomedical research, medical devices, nursing, biotechnology and healthcare.

NCBI Resources List (A-Z)

Find molecular biology databases and more.


Find information on chemical structures, identifiers, chemical and physical properties, biological activities, patents, health, safety, toxicity data, and more.

PubMed (HSL)

Find bibliographic citations with abstracts to journal articles in the life sciences with a focus on biomedicine. PubMed includes MEDLINE and citations to NCBI Bookshelf items.

PubMed Central

Find free full text articles from biomedical and life sciences journals.


Find substances and reactions, as well as citations and patents relating to chemistry.

Science Citation Index

Find articles and citations across all science disciplines.


Find articles and book chapters from physical sciences, engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences, and humanities.


Find substances, reactions, references, and patent information.


Find peer-reviewed scientific journals, books, and conference proceedings across all disciplines.

Additional Indexes


Find molecular and biochemical information on enzymes, such as reaction, specificity, kinetic data, structure, isolation, and preparation.


Find properties, applications, toxicity, and preparation methods of nanomaterials and devices.

Royal Society of Chemistry Books

Find ebooks on the chemical sciences and related areas.

Royal Society of Chemistry Journals

Find articles and book chapters in biology, chemical science, materials, medicinal drug discovery, and more by the Royal Society of Chemistry.