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Get the latest version of STN Express

Take advantage of enhanced functionality and content now available in STN Express® (current version is 8.5.2.1)

Key features in STN Express version 8.5.2/8.5.2.1 releases include:

  • Compatibility with Windows 8 and 8.1
  • Improved structure drawing and displays 
  • Updated Create and Edit SDI Wizards now support RSS delivery of alert results
  • Revised Property and Spectra Wizards to reflect content portfolio updates 
  • Enhanced CAS REGISTRY BLAST® performance
  • Fixes for a variety of reported software issues
  • The Table Tool now allows customers to identify the source transcript for each record in a multi-transcript report

Install or upgrade to STN Express, Version 8.5.2.1

View the STN Express - Frequently Asked Technical Questions (PDF) for help on choosing an installer or checking your version of STN Express Software.

  1. Download the software directly from the STN Software License and Download site. Follow the instructions to download the software installation file to your desktop or to a download folder. Remember where you save the downloaded file. The file name begins with "v8_5".
  2. Exit STN Express and all other running programs. 
  3. Locate the software installation file that you downloaded and either double-click the file to launch the installer or right-click on the file and select Open.
  4. Follow the prompts to install Version 8.5.2.1.
  5. Verify that STN Express Version 8.5.2.1 installed. First, launch STN Express, then check your version of STN Express - select the Help Menu on the Main Toolbar then select About STN Express. 
  6. If the version is correct, you may delete the downloaded software installation file. If it is not Version 8.5.2.1, repeat steps 3-5. 

Additional Recommended Software: QuickTime from Apple Inc. - for STN Express features that involve images and graphics.

Need Help Getting Started Using STN Express, Version 8.5.2.1?

Contact CAS Customer Center for more information about STN Express.


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    July 28, 2014
| Latest Release of New STN Now
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| CHEMCATS on STN Enhanced with
    New Search and Display Fields and More Frequent
    Updates


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STN Training

Training Events

    January 20, 2015
    9:00 am EDT
    Retrouver des informations sur le statut légal
    des brevets sur STN (in French)


    January 22, 2015
    9:00 am EDT
    Search Strategies at the Interface of Chemistry
    and Biology: Immunoconjugates


    January 27, 2015
    1:00 pm EDT
    Search Strategies at the Interface of Chemistry
    and Biology: Immunoconjugates


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