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High purity biochemicals

The Ascent Scientific vision is to make it easy for researchers to do what they are best at - research! We make this possible by offering a range of the highest quality biochemicals including agonists, antagonists, ion channel modulators, enzyme inhibitors and more.

Highest quality and purity

Our team has decades of synthetic chemistry experience - gained in diverse settings such as Tocris Bioscience, GE Healthcare, and Rhone Poulenc. We know how to make receptor ligands of extremely high purity - and we have the equipment, systems and expertise to prove it. We guarantee that the quality of our biochemicals is equal to, or better than that of other life science suppliers such as Tocris Bioscience or Sigma Aldrich - or your money back!


All products are shipped with a Certificate of Analysis, providing full details of the product specification. These are also available on-line.

Expanding range

We currently have products in the following research areas:

  • Adenosines and Purinergics
  • Adrenergic
  • Cannabinoid
  • Cholinergic
  • Dopamine
  • GABA
  • Glutamate
  • Glycine
  • Histamine
  • Ion channels
  • Nuclear Receptors
  • Opioids
  • Peptide Receptors
  • Serotonin
  • Signalling
  • Apoptosis and cell cycle
  • Calcium signaling
  • Cytoskeleton and Mohr proteins
  • Enzymes
  • Lipid signaling
  • Nitric Oxide

The range has grown thanks to suggestions from our customers. If you can't find the product you require, please tell us and we will look into adding it to our high purity biochemicals range.

Our Customers Say…

"Ascent Scientific are my first port of call for laboratory chemicals, providing a first class service...The friendly knowledgeable staff make ordering a breeze. "

Dr Andrew Powell, Research Fellow Department of Neurophysiology, University of Birmingham
More customers worldwide are choosing Ascent Scientific

Don't just take our word for it...we now have hundreds of citations in the scientific literature. Publications citing our products have appeared in Nature, Science, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Brain Research, Nature Neuroscience, and numerous other peer-reviewed journals.

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Competitive discounts are available when you order bulk quantities of our biochemicals.
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