The Mychem Project


The cheminformatics extension for MySQL and MariaDB.


Mychem is a chemoinformatics extension for MySQL and MariaDB released under the GNU GPL license. It provides a set of functions that permits to handle chemical data within the database. These functions permit to search, analyze and convert chemical data. It is based on Open Babel.

A complete documentation for Mychem is available online and will give a good overview of its capabitilies.

The SQL API of this project aims to be so closed as possible as the API provided by other projets based on Open Babel, like Pgchem::tigress and OrChem.


The installation of the software is detailed in the INSTALL.rst file.


The Mychem application is released under the GNU General Public License, version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later option. Full details can be found in the COPYING file.