Small Molecules & Peptides

Tocris Bioscience is the leading supplier of small molecules and peptides for life science research. The Tocris catalog consists of a unique collection of over 4,000 research tools, covering a wide range of research areas such as neuroscience, cancer, stem cells, epigenetics and signal transduction.

Tocris is part of the life science division of Bio-Techne, which also includes the best in class brands R&D Systems, Novus Biologicals, Protein Simple and ACD.

You can purchase Tocris products through the R&D systems website by using the search bar or browsing by the links below.

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A Unique Collection of Innovative Products

Our range contains the latest exclusively licensed research tools, through to established biochemical standards

Unrivaled Product Quality

All of our products are certified high purity, typically greater than 99% by HPLC

Responsible and Ethical Practice

It is our policy to never knowingly infringe third party intellectual property

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Small Molecules

Our extensive collection of high quality compounds, includes GPCR ligands, neurotransmitters, ion channel modulators and signaling inhibitors.


We offer a range of over 450 high quality and high purity peptides. Peptides exist in all living organisms where they perform a multitude of biological functions so are key tools for many areas of research.


Compound Libraries

Tocriscreen compound libraries provide wide coverage of the most important targets covered in biochemical and cellular screening assays, and provide an indispensable starting point for modern drug discovery.

Fluorescent Probes & Dyes

Our rapidly expanding range of fluorescent probes and dyes enable researchers to detect particular components of cells, with high sensitivity and selectivity.


Caged Compounds

We offer a broad collection of caged compounds which provide researchers with innovative tools to enable spatial and temporal control over cellular functions.


Our toxins are rigorously analyzed to ensure they are of the highest quality (>99% by HPLC), ensuring that our customers get results of the highest accuracy.