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gChem: Access Predicted and Calculated Chemical Substance Properties in Google Spreadsheets

gChem is a growing collection of Google Spreadsheet functions for chemistry. Andrew Lang has recently added a number of new functions to gChem enabling both predicted and calculated properties to easily be used through a familiar, web-enabled spreadsheet interface.

Functions include:

gChem can already be used to build fairly complex chemistry workflows by users without any special training. The key is Google Spreadsheets' ability to consume Web APIs through a user-friendly interface. As more open chemistry web services are made available, they can easily be include within gChem.