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SubstructureSearch

Search by SMILES or MOL. Returns transaction ID which can be used to access search status and result. Security token is required.

Test

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SOAP 1.1

The following is a sample SOAP 1.1 request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /Search.asmx HTTP/1.1
Host: chemspider.com
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length
SOAPAction: "http://www.chemspider.com/SubstructureSearch"

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <soap:Body>
    <SubstructureSearch xmlns="http://www.chemspider.com/">
      <options>
        <MatchTautomers>boolean</MatchTautomers>
      </options>
      <commonOptions>
        <Complexity>Any or Single or Multi</Complexity>
        <Isotopic>Any or Labeled or NotLabeled</Isotopic>
        <HasSpectra>boolean</HasSpectra>
        <HasPatents>boolean</HasPatents>
      </commonOptions>
      <token>string</token>
    </SubstructureSearch>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <soap:Body>
    <SubstructureSearchResponse xmlns="http://www.chemspider.com/">
      <SubstructureSearchResult>string</SubstructureSearchResult>
    </SubstructureSearchResponse>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>

SOAP 1.2

The following is a sample SOAP 1.2 request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /Search.asmx HTTP/1.1
Host: chemspider.com
Content-Type: application/soap+xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap12:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap12="http://www.w3.org/2003/05/soap-envelope">
  <soap12:Body>
    <SubstructureSearch xmlns="http://www.chemspider.com/">
      <options>
        <MatchTautomers>boolean</MatchTautomers>
      </options>
      <commonOptions>
        <Complexity>Any or Single or Multi</Complexity>
        <Isotopic>Any or Labeled or NotLabeled</Isotopic>
        <HasSpectra>boolean</HasSpectra>
        <HasPatents>boolean</HasPatents>
      </commonOptions>
      <token>string</token>
    </SubstructureSearch>
  </soap12:Body>
</soap12:Envelope>
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/soap+xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap12:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap12="http://www.w3.org/2003/05/soap-envelope">
  <soap12:Body>
    <SubstructureSearchResponse xmlns="http://www.chemspider.com/">
      <SubstructureSearchResult>string</SubstructureSearchResult>
    </SubstructureSearchResponse>
  </soap12:Body>
</soap12:Envelope>