Searches designed for chemistry research

Research shouldn’t be slowed down by old-fashioned tools. That’s why the Reaxys developers put so much effort into ensuring that the search interface and indexing serve scientists and facilitate rapid retrieval of answers.

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Quick Search and Query Builder

The Reaxys search interface is designed to ensure that every scientist, from beginner to highly experienced researcher, can retrieve chemistry information quickly and easily.

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Quick Search is a simple yet powerful search engine based on principles familiar to all users, while Query Builder uses an intuitive construction interface for drag-and-drop construction of queries with essential chemistry parameters.

Deep indexing of chemistry information

Reaxys uses smart indexing that enables maximum discovery of insights from across content sources and types. There are two indexing processes:

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  • Manual indexing and data excerption for the core chemistry journals, patents and textbook
  • A novel, human-like automated indexing process for the broader range of chemistry-related periodicals and patents

This supports a truly cross-disciplinary view of chemistry information.
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Dedicated support for medicinal chemistry workflows

Medicinal chemistry workflows require a biological perspective on the data, in particular to understand structure–activity relationships and the drug-like properties of a substance.

In Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry, dedicated indexing and query forms ensure that the valuable medicinal chemistry data contained in the solution remains readily available to scientists involved in drug discovery and development.
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What our customers say

Finding an effcient method to search for synthetic reactions and physical properties

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A contract manufacturer of compounds that is based in Japan and employs 20 people stays competitive by working closely with customers to provide high-quality compounds. Also giving the company a competitive edge is its use of Reaxys - research that used to take days now takes mere minutes.


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Improving the efficiency of search to save time and advance scientific work

Improving the efficiency of search to save time and advance scientific work - Reaxys |Elsevier Solutions

Time is a precious commodity for Dr. Carsten Schauerte, managing director of the chemicals company solid-chem GmbH. Searching for highquality answers was one of the most time-consuming tasks for him and his team until he started using Reaxys. Thanks to its smarter chemistry search capabilities, he can accomplish more in less time.
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