Number of Chemical Substances Over Time, Not Just Computers Go So Fast!!!


Currently more than 144 million organic and inorganic substances disclosed in literature since the early 1800s including alloys, coordination compounds, minerals, mixtures, polymers and salts (Source: https://www.cas.org/about/cas-content)


Figure: Growth in the CAS REGISTRY over 50 years (from 1965 to 2015)

(Source of Figure: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/cas-assigns-the-100-millionth-cas-registry-number-to-a-substance-designed-to-treat-acute-myeloid-leukemia-300106332.html)




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