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May 21, 2018

Release Announcement – Lead Discovery 8.0

PerkinElmer Informatics is pleased to announce the release of Lead Discovery 8.0, which has been qualified to be compatible with Spotfire 7.11 and is also compatible with Spotfire 7.7, 7.8, 7.9 and 7.10.

With 8.0, PerkinElmer has done a complete overhaul of the Lead Discovery architecture and code base, dramatically simplifying and improving the implementation of this tool and addressing a host of long-standing customer feature requests and bug fixes, including:


* New design of Structure Filter and persistence of Structure Filters in a saved Spotfire file
* New design of R-Group Decomposition and persistence in a saved Spotfire file
* Tautomeric structure filtering
* New chemical functions to enhance template building
* Full Web Client support
* SDFile files opening in Spotfire Web Client
* Improve chemistry data auto detection
* Global chemical renderer switching
* Chemical format switching
* Dimension 2D/3D tagging on SD Molfile
* Support for new versions of chemical editors and renderers

We are also proud to announce the opening of the Lead Discovery Idea portal. There you can share ideas to further improve Lead Discovery, vote on ideas posted by others in the community, and make your voice heard as we continue to evolve and improve this tool.

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