This is a 2013 Journal of Cheminformatics article
Since its public introduction in 2005 the IUPAC InChI chemical structure identifier standard has become the
international, worldwide standard for defined chemical structures. This article will describe the extensive use and
dissemination of the InChI and InChIKey structure representations by and for the world-wide chemistry community,
the chemical information community, and major publishers and disseminators of chemical and related scientific
offerings in manuscripts and databases.