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Bioline Reagents

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Bioline Reagents is a primary manufacturer and developer of a wide range of specialised molecular biology products for the life science industry and research markets. It manufactures reagents including ultra-pure nucleotides, DNA polymerases and mixes, DNA markers, competent cells, products for RNA analysis and other general reagents for molecular biology.

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Bioline is one of the few primary manufacturers of ultra-pure nucleotides in the world, with 99.9% purity by HPLC analysis.

History

Bioline was first established in London, UK, in 1992, supplying enzymes for the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology. Bioline offered a highly purified Thermophilus aquaticus (Taq DNA polymerase) as its first manufactured product and gradually expanded its range. Bioline now offers over 300 kits and reagents for the life sciences and molecular biology, primarily focuses on the development and manufacture of reagents for PCR.

In July 2010, the company became a wholly owned subsidiary of Meridian Bioscience Inc. (NASDAQ: VIVO).

Locations and facilities

Bioline is headquartered in London, UK and has international facilities in Berlin (Germany), Sydney (Australia), Singapore, Paris (France) and Taunton (USA).

  • Bioline Reagents Ltd (London, UK) - Global Headquarters, research and development facilities and logistics hub
  • Bioline GmbH, (Berlin-Brandenburg, Germany) - ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturing facility in Luckenwalde Biotechnology Park
  • Bioline (Aust) Pty Ltd (Sydney, Australia) - Marketing and sales, logistics, manufacturing and R&D facility in Australian Technology Park
  • Bioline USA Inc (Taunton, USA) - Distribution hub, marketing and sales
  • Bioline France (Paris, France) – Marketing and sales, opened Summer 2011
  • Meridian Bioscience Pte Ltd (Singapore) - Asian subsidiary of Bioline Australia, opened Winter 2012
  • Bioline's latest facility is located in the Singapore Science Park, a research, development and technologies hub, to better serve its Asian customer base.

    The company has a distribution network in Europe, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. The combined Meridian/Bioline network of distributors currently totals over 100.

    Product areas

  • Real-Time PCR Kits - SensiMix and SensiFAST Kits for one and two-step Probe and SYBR assays
  • DNA Polymerases and Mixes - Accuzyme, BIOTAQ, BIOLASE, BIO-X-ACT Short, IMMOLASE, MyFi, MangoTaq, MyTaq, VELOCITY, RANGER DNA Polymerases and Mixes
  • dNTPs - Ultra-pure nucleotides
  • RNA Analysis and cDNA synthesis - Tetro reverse transcriptase, Tetro cDNA synthesis Kit, MyTaq One-Step RT-PCR Kit
  • Nucleic Acid Isolation - ISOLATE II Kits for DNA and RNA purification, TRIsure, SureClean, MyTaq Extract-PCR Kit, MyTaq Blood-PCR Kit
  • Competent cells and cloning reagents - Chemical and electrocompetent cells
  • Molecular Weight Markers - HyperLadder and EasyLadder DNA markers, HyperPAGE protein markers
  • References

    Bioline Reagents Wikipedia


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