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About Discovery Fine Chemicals UK.

The Life Science specialist for Biochemicals and Microbiology
“Ahead of the Chemistry”

Supplier of  biochemicals and life science products. Antibiotics, APIs, Buffers, Carbohydrates, Detergents & Enzyme substrates for microbiology, diagnostics, research and production.

Discovery Fine Chemicals Limited, based in Dorset, UK, was founded and created by Paul Cunningham in 2006. Today it is one of the preferred Suppliers of many of Europe’s premier Microbiology companies.

Discovery has built up an exclusive inner circle of CRO’s capable of synthesizing complete families of antibiotics, api’s and building blocks for life sciences, microbiology and medicinal chemistry. The company has a long molecular footprint, built on solid experience entrenched in the field of Life Sciences and Microbiology and is backed up by fully fledged ISO 9001-2015  certification.


Portfolio of more than 500 Antibiotics, Antibacterials and Antifungals.

Discovery has a strong background in Antibiotics and has built up an impressive portfolio of nearly 600 compounds comprising Antibiotics, Antibacterials and Antifungals. Most of these products are held in stock in pack sizes ranging from 10mg up to multi kilo packs. Our products are destined for use in Microbiology, Food Microbiology, Public Health, Universities and Diagnostics . 


Products for Microbiology



Biological Buffers


Antibiotics  (Anisomycin, Colistin sulphate, Cycloheximide, Imipenem, Polymyxin, Vancomycin)

Biochemicals (Esculin, Nalidixic acid sodium, Potassium TelluriteSodium Pyruvate in bulk 10kg-500kg

Buffers (Aces, Bicine, HepesMops, Mops Sodium)

Carbohydrates (DDM, D-(+)-Fucose, OG, D-Raffinose, D-Trehalose)

Enzyme substrates (IPTG, Mug, Salmon-GalX-Gal and X-α-Gal)






Asthma Research (Budesonide, Formeterol, Salmeterol)

Cancer Research (Docetaxel, Doxorubicin, Paclitaxel)

Diabetes Research (Alogliptin, Canagliflozin, Sitagliptin)

Opthalmology Research (Benoxinate, Mometasone, Tobramycin)

Osteoporosis Research (Alendronate, Ibandronate, Pamidronate)

Heterocycles & Medicinal Chemistry


Boronic Acid



Azaindoles (6-Azaindole, 7-azaindole, 7-Azatryptophan)

Boronic acids (3-Aminophenylboronic acid hemisulfate)

Peptide reagents (Edac Hcl, HATU, HBTU, HOAT, TBTU, PyBOP)

Pyrroles (Ethyl-4-formyl-1H-pyrrole-2-carboxylate)


We are not an A-Z reagent company but a niche fine chemical company specialising in defined product groupings aimed at cutting-edge therapies. We have established a solid reputation in the market place for innovative sourcing and affordable prices for more than 1,500 different compounds. If you cannot find the molecule you are looking for from traditional suppliers….come to us and Discover a world of Life Sciences from a company “Ahead of the Chemistry”.


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