OPSIN is a useful application completely written in Java that was designed to analyze chemicals included in the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry nomenclature.
You can deploy OPSIN via command-line and the only thing you have to do is input a chemical name and the detailed information about it will be displayed momentarily.
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Added support for dialdoses,diketoses,ketoaldoses,alditols,aldonic acids,uronic acids,aldaric acids,glycosides,oligosacchardides, named systematically or from trivial stems, in cyclic or acyclic form
· Added support for ketoses named using dehydro
· Added support for anhydro
· Added more trivial carbohydrate names
· Added support for sn-glcyerol
· Improved heuristics for phospho substitution
· Added hydrazido and anilate suffixes
· Allowed more functional class nomenclature to apply to amino acids
· Added support for inverting CAS names with substituted functional terms e.g. Acetaldehyde, O-methyloxime
· Double substitution of a deoxy chiral centre now uses the CIP rules to decide which substituent replaced the hydroxy group
· Unicode right arrows, superscripts and the soft hyphen are now recognised