ChemSpec Europe, Düsseldorf

Corinna Schroller (Team Metals) and Michael Schäffler (Team Pharma) will participate in ChemSpec Europe on June 19 and 20, 2024 in Düsseldorf.  Please feel free to make an appointment in advance for personal discussions.

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Active ingredient of the month for June: Yohimbine – natural sexual enhancer from West Africa

Even before the invention of the potency pill, men relied on natural aids, such as yohimbine. This active ingredient is extracted from the leaves and bark of the yohime tree in Africa. Natural alternative to PDE-5 inhibitors In times of Viagra & Co., yohimbine has moved somewhat into the background. But in today’s world, conscious […]

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BIO International Convention, San Diego

We will participate in BIO International Convention in San Diego from June 3-6. Visit us – we look forward to inspiring conversations! Please feel free to make an appointment in advance.

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Surface Technology Germany, Stuttgart

We will participate in Surface Technology Germany in Stuttgart from June 4-6. Visit us – we look forward to inspiring conversations! Please feel free to make an appointment in advance.

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Purpurin 18: A natural anthraquinone with special pharmacological activities

Purpurin 18 is a derivative of chlorophyll, a natural pigment found in green plants and algae.It can be easily isolated from all kinds of green plants and, thus, it presents an economically feasible source. Selective destruction of cancer cells possible Purpurin 18 has been studied as a potential photosensitizer for photodynamic therapy (PDT),This therapy uses […]

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Active ingredient of the month May: Etofenamate

The non-steroidal anti-inflammatory etofenamate belongs to the group of anthranilic acid derivatives with analgesic properties. Etofenamate has a fast effect because it is well absorbed through the skin. Because it is applied locally, systemic side effects are less common compared to orally administered NSAIDs. Etofenamate is a yellowish, viscous liquid that is virtually insoluble in […]

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Vitafoods in Geneva

Vitafoods Geneva from May 14th to 16th – we will be there and look forward to meeting you in person.

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BIO Korea in Seoul

We will participate in BIO Korea in Seoul from May 8th to 10th. Visit us – we look forward to inspiring conversations! Please feel free to make an appointment in advance.

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CPHI North America in Philadelphia

We are attending CPHI North America in Philadelphia. May 7-9, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia. We look forward to meeting you in person!

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Antimony Potassium Tartrate from grapevines

In the Middle Ages, Paracelsus recommended various antimony-containing formulas like Antimony Potassium Tartrate, also know as emetic tartar for medical applications – both externally and internally. Due to the toxicity of almost all antimony compounds, only a few antimony-containing drugs are still in use today. Nevertheless, the worldwide extraction of antimony compounds like emetic tartar […]

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Azadirachtin – environmentally friendly biopesticide from the neem tree

Azadirachtin is a chemical compound belonging to the limonoid group. It is a secondary metabolite found in the seeds of the neem tree (Azadirachta indica). It is a highly oxidized tetranortriterpenoid derived from naringenin. It boasts aplethora of oxygen-bearing functional groups, including an enol ether, acetal, hemiacetal, tetra-substituted epoxide and various carboxylic esters. The structure […]

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Active ingredient of the month April: Bisacodyl

Our active ingredient of the month, Bisacodyl, belongs to the group of laxatives. In the form of enteric-coated tablets or suppositories, it is usually used for a short time for constipation – since the 1950s. Special feature: dual mechanism of action Bisacodyl offers a dual mechanism of action: on the one hand, it stimulates the […]

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