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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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Rare bromotrifluorobenzene derivatives

26th May 2020 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

11th May 2020   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 […]

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Product Focus – Cyclopropyl Derivatives

4th May 2020   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 […]

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Product Focus – Benzimidazoles

8th April 2020   Benzimidazoles are bicyclic, aromatic compounds constructed from a benzene fused with an imidazole ring. Thanks to their structural similarities, benzimidazoles have been subject to investigation as isosteres for the indole moiety, particularly as serotonin receptor agonists. In addition to this, benzimidazole derivatives are prominent building blocks and scaffolds for a number […]

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New Antibiotics Solutions

7th April 2020 New Antibiotic Solutions now available from stock with 15% off all catalogue prices   Bringing high quality antibiotics in an easy to use liquid form means less time preparing reagents and more time on getting results. Having these items in a ready made state also means less exposure to hazardous materials meaning […]

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100g to 1kg- the forgotten scale?

30th March 2020   Presented at ESOC-19, July 2019 by our Head of Research and Production UK, Achim Porzelle. Nowadays reactions performed on milligram scale are dominating the primary literature including patents. Reactions on scale larger than 5g are rarely reported. Can these milligram procedures be used to make 100g of a compound or more? […]

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Product Focus – Chromenes

30th March 2020   Benzopyrans, also known as chromenes, are bicyclic heterocycles consisting of a benzene ring fused to a pyran. Along with its keto-derivatives, chromone and coumarin, the chromene structure is a common occurrence in nature, with a high proportion being biologically active. Considered to be privileged structures in medicinal chemistry the benzopyran motif […]

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