Facilitating chemistry discovery

Reaxys makes it easy for users to find, assess, export and share the chemistry answers they discover.

Reaxys empowers researchers by putting them on the shortest path to chemistry answers. It achieves this with dedicated features and functions that are specifically designed to make chemistry accessible to all scientists.

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Cutting-edge chemistry search technology - Reaxys |Elsevier Solutions

Cutting-edge chemistry search technology

Putting the same power in the hands of all scientists

The Reaxys user interface is designed to put the same advanced search power into the hands of all scientists who need chemistry answers. Quick Search and Query Builder can be used for all chemistry searches, making it easy to find physicochemical and bioactive properties and reactions as well as peer-reviewed literature and patents.
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Unique chemistry content

Making chemistry facts easy to find

Saving time and effort, Reaxys uniquely provides access to multiple sources of chemistry information in one simple interface. Reaxys delivers chemistry data and literature from an expertly curated collection of content that is deeply indexed for maximum discoverability.
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Dedicated filters and analysis tools

Making it easy to process results

For the clearest view of chemistry answers, Reaxys’ streamlined results display offers optimized content-appropriate displays, relevant filters and multiple possibilities to delve deep into the background of chemistry answers. Reaxys delivers reactions, substance properties, experimental procedures, literature and more!
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Automated synthesis planning

Enabling quick synthesis-or-purchase decisions

Remove the time-consuming aspects of investigating the synthesis possibilities for a substance with Reaxys. Not only does Reaxys instantly generate multiple pathways for the synthesis of a compound, it also includes links to databases about compound availability.
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Easy-to-manage integration tools

Allowing full integration of Reaxys into your informatics environment

To ensure that scientists get the most out of their research time, Reaxys offers multiple options for integrating retrieved chemistry data with in-house data in essential research workflows. These features include an application programming interface compatible with KNIME nodes and Pipeline Pilot components, an export feature with multiple format options, and compatibility with electronic lab notebooks from major suppliers.
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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

Reaxys makes it easy for users to find, assess, export and share the chemistry answers they discover

Reaxys empowers researchers by putting them on the shortest path to chemistry answers. It achieves this with dedicated features and functions that are specifically designed to make chemistry accessible to all scientists.

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Search Technology
Getting to chemistry breakthroughs faster than other solutions

The Reaxys user interface is designed to put the same advanced search power into the hands of all scientists who need chemistry answers. Quick Search and Query Builder can be used for all chemistry searches, making it easy to find physicochemical and bioactive properties and reactions as well as peer-reviewed literature and patents.
Learn more about Reaxys search technology

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Content Features
Get precise facts from peer-reviewed articles, patents and more

Saving time and effort, Reaxys uniquely provides access to multiple sources of chemistry information in one simple interface. Reaxys delivers chemistry data and literature from an expertly curated and indexed collection of content, including peer-reviewed literature and patents with substance data from publicly available and proprietary databases.
Learn more about Reaxys content features

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Relevant Results
Streamline your workflow with deeper insights into the results

For the clearest view of chemistry answers, Reaxys’ streamlined results display offers optimized content-appropriate displays, relevant filters and multiple possibilities to delve deep into the background of chemistry answers. Reaxys delivers reactions, substance properties, experimental procedures, literature and more!
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Synthesis Tools
Automates the underlying processes in creating synthesis routes

Remove the time-consuming aspects of investigating the synthesis possibilities for a substance with Reaxys. Not only does Reaxys instantly generate multiple pathways for the synthesis of a compound, it also includes links to databases about compound availability.
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Application Programming Interface (API)
Integrate relevant chemistry information into existing workflows

To ensure that scientists get the most out of their research time, Reaxys offers multiple options for integrating retrieved chemistry data with in-house data in essential research workflows. These features include an application programming interface compatible with KNIME nodes and Pipeline Pilot components, an export feature with multiple format options, and compatibility with electronic lab notebooks from major suppliers.
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