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How to: Visualise Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) in Mercury



September 11, 2023

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  • In this video, CCDC Senior Scientific Editor, Seth Wiggin, walks through how to create visualisations of Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) for your papers and other publications using the CSD MOF Collection. The CSD MOF collection contains over 10,000 MOF crystal structures available to use for free in academic research. In this video you will find: -00:09 Introduction to the CSD MOF collection -00:27 Visualizing MOF structures in the CSD in Mercury -01:32 Performing a Voids calculation on CSD entry WUTXUH -02:08 Viewing structural information on CSD entry WUTXUH -02:29 Visualizing a structure from the CSD MOF collection -03:07 Auto editing a structure to identify polymeric bonds -04:24 Manipulating polymeric structures using polymer expansion options -04:54 Expanding at polymer at a particular selection -05:41 Expanding a polymer by a symmetry relation -06:08 Pruning a polymeric structure Learn more about CSD MOF Collection: Follow us on social media: Instagram: @ccdc_cambridge Twitter: @ccdc_cambridge Facebook: Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC) -


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