Bio-Techne, formerly Techne Corporation, has always been the parent company of R&D Systems. With you in mind, we are bringing together brands to support your research and development objectives. Our expertise across three operating divisions spans laboratory research, translational research, and diagnostic manufacturing.
R&D Systems entered the field of biotechnology early, becoming the first company to commercially market the multifunctional cytokine TGF-beta 1. R&D Systems has since established itself as a developer and manufacturer of high-quality proteins and the world leader in immunoassays as well as a producer of antibodies, arrays, stem cell products, cell selection and detection products among other cell biology tools.
Novus Biologicals was founded in the summer of 1996 to license, produce and market antibodies to support niche and emerging areas of research. From Western blots on the kitchen table to a full lab and 200,000 plus antibodies and antibody-related products, we have come a long way from our niche antibody strategy. Novus is built on honesty, collaboration and strong relationships and will continue to provide quality tools to accelerate the bioscience research community.
Tocris Bioscience is the leading supplier of novel, exclusive small molecules and peptides for life science research. Used in experiments to understand biological processes and diseases and as part of the initial drug-discovery process, Tocris life science reagents include receptor ligands, ion channel modulators, enzyme inhibitors, caged compounds, fluorescent probes, and screening libraries.
ProteinSimple develops and commercializes proprietary systems and consumables for protein analysis that ultimately help reveal new insights into the true nature of proteins. Their goal is to make protein analysis simpler, more quantitative and affordable. Their comprehensive portfolio of tools includes Simple Western systems that quantify protein expression and Biologics systems that probe the structure and purity of protein-based therapeutics.
R&D Systems Clinical Controls develops cell-based controls and calibrators for use in hospitals and clinics. This division developed the first 8-parameter blood control, and today it maintains the most diversified clinical hematology laboratory available.
With 25 years of experience and well-qualified immunoreagents, BiosPacific supports the commercial diagnostic industry at every stage, from initial feasibility studies to large-scale manufacturing and production.
RNA Medical is a developer and supplier of innovative products for the Hospital, Point of Care and Physician's Office markets. The RNA product line includes quality control materials, linearity kits, blood collection tubes, CLIA-waived analyzers, statistical services and other unique offerings.