The SMARTSviewer generates a visualization of a molecular pattern that is given in form of a SMARTS [1]. Here is an example:


A SMARTS pattern describing an aromatic ring containing a nitrogen.

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[1] C. A. James and D. Weininger. Daylight Theory Manual. Daylight Chemical Information Systems, Inc: 27401 Los Altos, 2006.

[2] K. Schomburg, H.-C. Ehrlich, K. Stierand, M.Rarey; From Structure Diagrams to Visual Chemical Patterns, J. Chem. Inf. Model., 2010, 50 (9), pp 1529-1535