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We look forward to meeting you personally at the following conferences: CPhI North America, May 17-19, 2022 BIO International Convention – Bavarian International Booth, June 13-16, 2022Cfm Oskar Tropitzsch-Booth # 4607-09 You can expect these topics: ADCs: 220 Potential Payloads, Linkers, Conjugation Services Contract Manufacturing Capacities – from niche to BULK Fermentation: Worldwide CDMO Services […]

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The Tulip – April Plant of the Month

Tulips (Tulipa) are the largest genus of bulbs in the lily family. There are around 150 different wild species in Central and Southern Europe, the Near East to Central Asia and North Africa. The garden tulip has been cultivated from several wild species in the Middle East. The only wild tulip that can be found […]

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Daptomycin – a powerful weapon against multi-resistant germs

The antibiotic daptomycin is often considered the last weapon – it is supposed to help when other active ingredients fail due to resistant germs. Daptomycin was discovered and developed 30 years ago – but the mode of action was not 100 percent clear. In the meantime, scientists from the Universities of Bonn and Amsterdam have […]

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Crocuses – more than heralds of spring

No sooner has nature awakened from hibernation than the first specimens appear in parks and gardens and some species even add a few splashes of color in autumn: crocuses. The crocus genus (Crocus) belongs to the iris family (Iridaceae). The most widespread are varieties of spring crocus (Crocus vernus), large-flowered breeding hybrids of golden crocus […]

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The Nettle as medicinal plant of the year 2022

Many gardeners fight them as weeds – but they can be used positively in many ways: the stinging nettle. It is one of the proven remedies in folk medicine. The stinging nettle species grow as annual or perennial herbaceous plants, sometimes as subshrubs. In Central Europe they can grow to a height of up to […]

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Snow Rose – February Plant of the Month

Helleborus niger Usually it is known as Christmas rose, sometimes also as black hellebore (Helleborus niger): the snow rose. It belongs to the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae). With its striking white flowers, it is also very popular as a garden plant. The evergreen and perennial plant reaches a height of 10 to 30 centimeters. Particularly noteworthy: […]

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Lea Fischer

She is a new face at Cfm and supports the Pharma team in her role as Junior Account Manager. How did you come to Cfm? “After graduating from high school in 2018, I first studied business administration in Bayreuth. I quickly realized that it didn´t feel comfortable with this decision. That’s why I did an […]

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PROTACS – the body’s own garbage disposal against cancer

It is a completely normal process in the human body: Cells constantly produce new proteins and provide them with a kind of disposal mark that are no longer needed in the body. The tagged proteins are then recycled by the body’s waste disposal system, the proteasome. It is precisely this process that researchers are trying […]

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Steffen Tropitzsch

He always has an open ear for the concerns of the team and keeps it all together: Our managing director, Steffen Tropitzsch. Long before he studied business administration, it was clear that one day he would follow in the footsteps of his father, Oskar Tropitzsch, to continue running the company. How long have you been […]

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Tannins in wine production

You can find them in tea, cocoa, grapes and nuts. They are ingredients of some parts of plants and are known as herbal tanning agents. We are talking about tannins. Red grapes in particular contain tannins: in the seeds, the stems and especially in the skin. Here they protect the grapes from putrefactive bacteria, for […]

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Metal oxides for a colorful life

Metal oxides are compounds between metal and oxygen. Due to their properties, many oxides find extensive technical use, for example in corrosion protection, in catalysis, in fuel cells or ceramics. They are also of great importance when used as a pigment. Pigments give paints, lacquers and crayons their hue and are used to color textiles, […]

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Stephanie Knorr

The trained clerk in wholesale and foreign trade has been part of Cfm since 2016. As a junior account manager, she complements the team for metals and metal compounds. What is your everyday life like at Cfm? That varies and depends entirely on which orders are currently being processed. I usually request missing documents, write […]

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