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Improve RNA detection with AMPLIFYME products

4th September 2020 Get the most reliable and specific results from your RNA samples using versions of AMPLIFYME Probe One-Step RT-qPCR Mix for fast and sensitive RNA detection in a single tube.   AMPLIFYME PROBE ONE-STEP NO-ROX RT-QPCR MIX BIBL0030 The AMPLIFYME Probe One-Step No-ROX RT-qPCR Mix – created for reproducible and efficient first-strand cDNA […]

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Product Focus – Novel Phenazines

3rd September 2020   Produced naturally by a range of bacteria and commonly synthesised via the Wohl-Aue reaction, phenazines are a class of nitrogen-containing heterocyclic compounds of wide interest. They have shown potential in biotechnological roles based on their ability to shuffle electrons and have also displayed antibiotic, antitumor and anti-parasitic activity.   Appl Microbiol […]

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Apollo Labs – Pyridines

24th August 2020   Our Labs are working on new pyridine series at the moment. Some tough nuts to crack! But we’ve had some success and the first new compounds have hit our store and are available from stock now.            PC50022  2-Methoxy-4-(trifluoromethyl)nicotinic acid      PC50183  5-Bromo-3-nitro-2-(trifluoromethyl)pyridine     PC50184  […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

20th August 2020 Q. Which currency am I able to pay in? A. We accept payment in GBP, EUR and USD.   Q. Can I buy through a distributor? A. Yes you can! Please click here for our list of distributors. We do sell directly to end users internationally so purchases can also be made […]

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Product Focus – Pyrazoles

3rd August 2020   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 […]

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

27th July 2020   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 […]

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Product Focus – Alkyne Derivatives

6th July 2020   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 […]

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Our in-house manufacturing services

30th June 2020 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 […]

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Apollo Scientific in the USA

15th June 2020 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 […]

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Supporting Research into COVID-19

8th June 2020   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 […]

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Product Focus – Fluorinated Building Blocks

1st June 2020   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 […]

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COVID-19: On site practices and risk assessments

28th May 2020   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 […]

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