How Reaxys works

Our mission is to put chemists on the shortest path from question to answer by providing the fastest and easiest access to experimental facts that empower chemistry research, chemical and pharmaceutical discovery and scientific education.

Built by chemistry, content and technology experts, Reaxys makes it easier to find relevant literature, retrieve precise compound property and reaction data, and incorporate that information into research workflows.

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The shortest path from question to answer

Your Research Question

Does this compound exist?
What do we know about it?
How can I obtain it?
Is it involved in novel research?
Who else is working on it?

How Reaxys Answers

The latest chemistry literature and patents
Excerpted data on properties, reactions & more
Excerpted synthesis plans & purchase information
Patent data from every relevant patent office
Direct links to Scopus for detailed information

Reaxys enables chemists and other researchers

Reaxys enables chemists and other researchers to:

  • Discover chemical structures, properties and reactions
  • Find relevant literature and patents with ease
  • Construct queries with streamlined, intuitive interfaces
  • Assess compound synthesis and purchase options
  • Share data within and outside an organization or institution
  • Compare inhouse and published experimental data

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Content features


Reaxys helps users retrieve precise data points from an extensive database of peer-reviewed articles, patents, and more! The database includes >500 million excerpted experimental facts.


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Search and technology features


With smart indexing, precise data retrieval capabilities, application programming interfaces and more, Reaxys improves search and R&D efficiency, retrieving answers twice as fast as any other solution.

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Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry

Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry empowers hit identification and lead optimization with normalized compound–target affinity data and comprehensive pharmacokinetic, efficacy, toxicity, safety and metabolic profiles.

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What's new in Reaxys?

Reaxys' latest product release includes a dramatically streamlined user interface, the addition of critical patents and literature, a powerful new layer of indexing and data excerption, and easier integration with existing informatics environments.

The new Reaxys