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Product Focus – Pyrazoles

Pyrazole compounds have a relatively low abundance in nature, but have a high synthetic availability. They have a long history of interest within medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical development, with reports of investigation into their anti-inflammatory properties from over 50 years ago. The Pyrazole motif features in a wide range of pharmaceutical products from anti-cancer agents, […]

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Chiral and spiro Boc protected 2,2-Dioxido-1,2,3-oxathiazolidines

We have extended our range of 2,2-Dioxido-1,2,3-oxathiazolidine to include new spiro and cyclic compounds – all available from our UK Labs.  Boc protected 2,2-Dioxido-1,2,3-oxathiazolidines are widely used to introduce amino alkyl chains on aromatic compounds and have been used in a range of medicinal chemistry project including par-1 receptor antagonists1 and glycogen synthase activators2 Bolin, […]

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Apollo signs new non-exclusive distribution agreement

Apollo have recently added Capricorn Scientific’s range of cell culture media, sera, and reagents to our rapidly expanding range of products for Life Science research as part of a non-exclusive distribution agreement. The mission of Capricorn Scientific is to provide quality cell culture media components, products, and services using the highest safety and compliance standards, […]

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Product Focus – Alkyne Derivatives

Alkynes are versatile molecules which can undergo a variety of reactions. As well as being widely used in Sonogashira coupling reactions, these compounds can also be utilised in Huisgen 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition (click chemistry), along with azides, to form 1,2,3-triazoles, whilst hydration of alkynes provide ketone products. During July we are offering 20% off a range […]

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Our in-house manufacturing services

Apollo’s position in the global market ensures we are able to fulfill our mission to be the socially responsible partner of choice in the manufacture and supply of high-quality research chemicals.     As part of the Central Glass group, we have manufacturing facilities in Japan, Germany, USA and the UK. Our UK and US […]

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Apollo Scientific in the USA

In the beginning Summer 2018 saw the launch of Apollo’s warehouse in Florida, enabling us to serve our American customers from a domestic location for the first time in our history. This was Apollo’s first warehouse outside of the UK, an exciting step forward for the development of the company. The launch has enabled us […]

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Supporting Research into COVID-19

Total decontamination of surfaces and equipment is crucial both for eliminating false results as well as biological containment and safety. RNase-Exitus Plus™ and DNA-Exitus Plus™ are non-toxic and non-corrosive decontamination solutions for microbiology labs. They offer fast, safe decontamination via very rapid non-enzymatic, non-sequence specific degradation of both DNA and RNA molecules. Alongside these solutions, […]

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Product Focus – Fluorinated Building Blocks

Fluorine is the most electronegative of the elements and bonds very strongly to most other elements, including carbon, hydrogen and silicon. In combination with its relatively small steric footprint, this means that fluorine atoms can exert powerful effects within molecules and drastically alter their behaviour. Incorporating fluorine into organic molecules may impart enhanced metabolic stability, […]

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COVID-19: On site practices and risk assessments

We would like to share an update on working practices within Apollo during the current pandemic in line with the UK governments recommendation that businesses employing more than 50 people provide transparency to stakeholders on this issue. Apollo continues to act in strict accordance with the current recommendations and will continue to review on a […]

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Rare bromotrifluorobenzene derivatives

New Fluorinated Building Blocks now in stock Apollo Labs have manufactured a comprehensive range of rare bromotrifluorobenzene derivatives tailor-made to support your Med Chem and academic projects.       PC10514  3-Bromo-2,4,5-trifluorobenzoic acid     PC39455  6-Bromo-2,3,4-trifluorobenzaldehyde      PC48003  Methyl 5-bromo-2,3,4-trifluorobenzoate      PC48807  5-Bromo-2,3,4-trifluorobenzonitrile       PC48931  5-Bromo-2,3,4-trifluorobenzoic acid       […]

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NEW DNA & RNA EXTRACTION KITS

We are now offering DNA & RNA Extraction kits for fast and efficient isolation of nucleic acids from a wide range of biological materials. In addition, we can now offer Real-Time PCR Master Mixes – convenient enzyme mixtures for fast and reliable qPCR using probes, including TaqMan®, Scorpions® and molecular beacon probes. EXTRACTME GENOMIC DNA […]

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Product Focus – Cyclopropyl Derivatives

The cyclopropyl ring exhibits a number of interesting properties such as copolarity of the three carbon atoms, relatively short C-C and C-H bonds and enhanced π-characteristics of the C-C bonds. These allow the cyclopropyl moiety to bestow a range of beneficial effects on drug molecules which contain it. Some examples of this are: increased metabolic […]

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