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May 23, 2024

Purchase VectorLabs Click Chemistry products from Jena Bioscience

Click Chemistry Logo Vectorlabs

The former Click Chemistry Tools & Fluoroprobes products are now available again via our cooperation partner VectorLabs. Read more...

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May 16, 2024

Now available: High concentration labeled nucleotides for efficient DNA and RNA Labeling

Nucleotides & Nucleosides Probes & Epigenetics

Cy3-,Cy5- and Biotin-labeled nucleotides with increased concentration have now been added to our catalog. Check out our portfolio here!

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May 15, 2024

GC-rich DNA regions: Enhance amplification & sequencing resolution

Nucleotides & Nucleosides Probes & Epigenetics

In addition to 7-Deaza-dGTP and
dITP, we now offer N4-Methyl-dCTP that can be used as dCTP substitute.

May 14, 2024

Wir stellen ein / We are hiring


Abteilungsleiter IT (m/w/d) – Details entnehmen Sie bitte dieser Seite.

Apr 26, 2024

Wir bilden aus!

General Stellenanzeige TA

Für das Ausbildungsjahr 2024 bieten wir interessierten Schulabgängern die Möglichkeit einer Ausbildung zum Chemielaboranten (m/w/d). Details findest Du hier!

Apr 10, 2024

LEXSY – Expression of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein and more

LEXSY Expression

Recombinant protein production with the LEXSY technology yields active, correctly folded and uniformly glycosylated antigens – crucial for functional assays as well as for structure determination.

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Feb 19, 2024

Novel fluorescent probes with improved stability and affinity for Gαi1 protein

Nucleotides & Nucleosides

A new generation of GTP analogs labeled with 5-FAM show improved hydrolytic stability and binding affinity for Gαi1 protein compared to commonly used MANT and BODIPY FL GTPγS. Read more...

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Feb 02, 2024

Meet us at MedLab Middle East!


We will be at MedLab Middle East in Dubai from February 5-8. Meet us at Booth Z6.E32 in the German Pavilion!

Feb 01, 2024

Price Reduction for qPCR & RT-qPCR Mixes

Molecular Biology PCR Reagents - now even more competitive!

You are looking for high-quality qPCR and RT-qPCR mixes at fair prices? Choose the best solution for your specific applications from our PCR product portfolio!

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Nov 17, 2023

TEV Protease: Simplifying Tag Removal

LEXSY Expression

Cleave your tag or fusion protein and obtain native proteins with TEV protease from Jena Bioscience! Read more...

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Nov 02, 2023

Increase synthetic mRNA functionality with nucleoside base modifications

RNA Technologies

5’-capping and nucleoside base modifications significantly increase translation efficiency while reducing immunogenicity of synthetic mRNA. Read more...

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Jul 12, 2023

Stable Isotope labeled Nucleosides & Nucleotides

Nucleotides & Nucleosides RNA Technologies

We now offer a selection of 13C, 15N, 19F and 2H labeled RNA phosphoramidites and NTPs.

Jun 19, 2023

Tight budget, tight schedule? Do it with Direct PCR!

Molecular Biology  Direct PCR Kits from Jena Bioscience!

From crude extract to quantitative analysis – our direct amplification product line can do it all. Give it a try and choose one of our Direct qPCR or RT-qPCR Master mixes to save you time and money!

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May 03, 2023

Protein glycosylation: LEXSY can do

LEXSY Expression Learn more...

When producing proteins, proper glycosylation is often the key to success. LEXSY can recognize glycosylation sites and provide proteins with correct glycan patterns.

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Mar 23, 2023

Efficient RNA Labeling with abberior® STAR dyes

Nucleotides & Nucleosides Probes & Epigenetics RNA Technologies

Efficient preparation of abberior® STAR dye-labeled RNA is now easily achievable via in vitro transcription. Read more...

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Mar 18, 2023

Now available: abberior® dye-labeled nucleotides

Nucleotides & Nucleosides Probes & Epigenetics RNA Technologies

Select one of our catalog products
UTP labeled with abberior® STAR 580
UTP labeled with abberior® STAR RED
dUTP labeled with abberior® STAR 580
dUTP labeled with abberior® STAR RED
or contact us if you are interested in a different abberior® dye-nucleotide conjugate.

Mar 17, 2023

Real-time qPCR mixes for every application!

Molecular Biology

Direct, freeze-dried or Multiplex qPCR? Choose from Jena Bioscience’s broad selection of real-time qPCR master mixes!

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Feb 02, 2023

Choose your ideal PCR Polymerase

Molecular Biology High performance DNA Polymerases

Jena Bioscience offers a range of high performance DNA polymerases. We've got something for you whether you're running routine PCR, screening reactions, high throughput assays or reactions that require higher accuracy.

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Jan 25, 2023

N1-Methylpseudouridine: Increase mRNA vaccine effectiveness

Nucleotides & Nucleosides RNA Technologies

Replacement of Uridine with N1-Methylpseudouridine has been utilized in the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines developed by both Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna.

Research suggests that incorporation of N1-Methylpseudouridine increases mRNA vaccine effectiveness through enhanced protein expression combined with low immunogenicity. Read more...

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Jan 19, 2023

Jena Bioscience expands range of PCR Lyophilisates!

Molecular Biology PCR Lyophilisates

Our new lyophilised reagents are designed for diagnostics of target DNA and RNA. Traditionally, molecular diagnostics has relied on wet reagents, requiring temperature-controlled storage and shipping. The new lyophilised PCR reagents from Jena Bioscience are shelf-stable and can save space, while still offering the same exceptional performance as our wet reagents.
Check out our range of Lyophilisates:

We can design individual lyophilisates according to your requirements and applications! Just contact us for more information or an individual quotation!

Jan 12, 2023

New: Turbo Bst Polymerase

Molecular Biology Isothermal amplification in 5-10 minutes

Our new Bst Turbo Polymerase is genetically engineered for ultrafast and robust amplification. Bst Turbo is 2-3x faster than typical Bst polymerases and allows for detection of a target gene in only 5-10 minutes!

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Dec 06, 2022

Ultrapure PCR Nucleotides

Molecular Biology

Minute impurities in dNTPs can hinder the performance of your polymerases. Many of these impurities are by-products of the chemical synthesis of dNTPs. Ultrapure dNTPs from Jena Bioscience are manufactured enzymatically, ensuring the highest performance on the market today.

Individual dNTP solutions give you the flexibility to configure your PCR how you want.

Our dNTP premixes are quick and easy to use with equimolar concentrations of the dNTPs.

Nov 22, 2022

mRNA quality control: Easy detection of dsRNA impurities

RNA Technologies Nucleotides & Nucleosides Easy detection of dsRNA impurities

Double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) is a major impurity of therapeutic mRNA produced by in vitro transcription. Impurity levels of this transcriptional by-product need to be tightly monitored in mRNA production lots to ensure efficient mRNA expression and to reduce the risk of undesired high immunogenicity.

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Nov 14, 2022

Hot Start Technology – avoid unspecific PCR products!

Molecular Biology Increase specificity and reduce false-positives in your PCR

Hot Start technology developed by Jena Bioscience increases specificity and reduces false-positives. Our Hot Start Taq polymerases are inactivated at room temperature, preventing nonspecific amplification products and primer-dimers.

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Nov 04, 2022

New: Nuclease Detection - As simple as this!

Molecular Biology Contamination Detection Kits

Nucleases (e.g. DNases & RNases) are enzymes facilitating the cleavage of phosphodiester bonds in nucleic acids (RNA, ss- or ds-DNA). Due to their omnipresence in the environment, they are a constant contamination risk especially to molecular biological applications such as PCR reactions.

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Oct 13, 2022

New Distributor in India: Everon Life Sciences


We welcome Everon Life Sciences as a new distributor of Jena Bioscience's products in India! Find all contact information here.

Jun 30, 2022

Crystallization of LEXSY-produced Helminth proteins

LEXSY Expression Crystallography & Cryo-EM

Producing functional, correctly folded proteins is crucial for crystallization and structure determination. LEXSY can help making these proteins – and JBScreens can turn them into high quality crystals.

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May 17, 2022

Fishing for Glyco-Proteins

Nucleotides & Nucleosides

Identify and isolate O-GlcNAc modifications on glyco-proteins using UDP-GalNAz! Read more...

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Apr 14, 2022

AF (Alexa Fluor®) dye -labeled CTPs available

Probes & Epigenetics RNA Technologies

We extended our portfolio of fluorescent nucleotides for in vitro transcription experiments with AF (Alexa Fluor®)dye-labeled CTPs:

Mar 02, 2022

Cryo-EM: Au-flats™ in 0.6/1.0 µm available

Crystallography & Cryo-EM Test the new and improved Au-flats™!

We have extended our Cryo-EM range to include the new Au-flat™ 0.6/1.0 on 300 gold mesh for high magnifications.
The Au-flat™ range offers biocompatible Cryo-EM grids and we have them in stock!
Check out the benefits of using Au-flats™!

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Feb 24, 2022

Extended Cap Analoga portfolio

Nucleotides & Nucleosides RNA Technologies

GP3A and m7GP3A are now available for in vitro transcription experiments with A-initiating T7 class II phi 2.5 promotor-containing DNA templates.

Feb 07, 2022

Active Furin and PC7 proteins for COVID-19 research

Proteins

Find out how Furin and PC7 can help fight the COVID-19 pandemic! Read more...

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Jan 12, 2022

Fission impossible: Non-hydrolyzable nucleotide analogs

Nucleotides & Nucleosides

Non-hydrolyzable nucleotides are essential tools for biochemical studies. More than 80 new analogs are now available as catalog products. Read more...

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Nov 25, 2021

Why freeze-dried PCR mixes?

Molecular Biology

Freeze-dried/lyophilised PCR mixes are stable at ambient temperatures and allow point-of-care use without any refrigerating infrastructure. Read more...

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Nov 18, 2021

One-step 3'-End RNA Labeling with AF (Alexa Fluor®)-Dyes

Nucleotides & Nucleosides Probes & Epigenetics

One-step labeling of short 3'-End AF (Alexa Fluor®)-Dye modified RNA is now easily achievable.

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Oct 11, 2021

LEXSY - Custom protein expression service

LEXSY Expression LEXSY - Custom protein expression service

Are you interested in protein expression, but lack the time or manpower to realize your project? Try our custom protein expression service!

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Sep 21, 2021

Phosphorothioate-modified (m)RNA: Improved stability & enhanced translation efficiency

Nucleotides & Nucleosides RNA Technologies

Phosphorothioate-modified (m)RNA is conveniently prepared by enzymatic incorporation of NTPαS thus generating (m)RNA with improved stability and translation efficiency profile. Read more...

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Jul 05, 2021

Legumain: A ready-to-use Asparaginyl Endopeptidase

Proteins

Learn more about human Legumain, a specific peptidase for asparagines and aspartates – perfect for Digestion Proteomics and targeted Drug Delivery!

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May 20, 2021

LEXSY – The antigen production factory

LEXSY Expression

Producing functional, correctly folded antigens is crucial for immunization experiments as well as structure determination. LEXSY can help you produce these antigens – from single proteins to complete virus-like particles. Read more...

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Mar 24, 2021

LEXSY for difficult-to-express proteins

LEXSY Expression Express difficult proteins with LEXSY

Complex proteins are often poorly expressed in prokaryotic expression systems. With LEXSY you can tackle these difficult proteins with a eukaryotic host – but with all the ease and simplicity known from prokaryotic cells. Read more...

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Feb 24, 2021

XP Screens: Crystal Screening with TEW - The Protein Crystal Glue

Crystallography & Cryo-EM

The Anderson-Evans Polyoxotungstate [TeW6O24]6- (TEW) is a universal and flexible crystallization additive that is integrated in our XP Screens for improved crystal quality and resolution. Read more...

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Feb 18, 2021

Bulk Scale Virus RNA processing!

Molecular Biology Let us persuade you!

Meet Jena Bioscience! We give you 5 compelling reasons why Jena Bioscience is your reliable manufacturer & partner when it comes to reagents for purification and amplification of viral RNA!
Let us persuade you!

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Feb 04, 2021

XP Up Screen: For successful screening with TEW - The Protein Crystal Glue

Crystallography & Cryo-EM

The XP Up Screen is a new crystallization screen specifically developed for high TEW concentrations up to 10 mM.

Jan 21, 2021

Nourseothricin (clonNAT) – Flexible and reliable antibiotic selection at attractive prices

LEXSY Expression Learn more

Need a selection antibiotic for your organism? Nourseothricin can be used for selection of over 100 different species from all kingdoms of life – at affordable costs!

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Jan 12, 2021

Selective mitochondrial DNA staining: PdG

Nucleotides & Nucleosides Probes & Epigenetics

Visualize cellular mtDNA clearly and selectively with PdG (6-O-propynyl-dG) and see the advantages over 5-ethynyl-dU! Read more...

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Dec 08, 2020

Efficient enzymatic preparation of 2'F-modified Aptamers

RNA Technologies

RNA synthesis kits with a T7 RNA polymerase triple mutant are now available for efficient 2'F-modified Aptamers preparation:
2'F-dUTP-based, 2'F-dCTP-based, 2'F-dGTP-based, 2'F-dATP-based

Nov 11, 2020

Mind your sugars: Antigen glycosylation in LEXSY

LEXSY Expression Learn more about Antigen glycosylation in LEXSY

When producing antigens, proper glycosylation is often the key to success. LEXSY is able to recognize glycosylation sites and provide proteins with correct glycan patterns.

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Nov 03, 2020

Efficient dsRNA synthesis for RNAi applications

RNA Technologies

Double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) is a key molecule in RNA interference (RNAi)-mediated gene silencing at the mRNA level. Large amounts of dsRNA can be efficiently synthesized via in vitro transcription.

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Oct 14, 2020

Reduce false positives with hot start PCR

Molecular Biology Learn more...

Non-specific PCR products can form through mispriming before heating begins. Hot start polymerases are inhibited at room temperature, reducing non-specific amplification.
Learn how to set up your PCR to increase specificity and reduce false positives!

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Oct 06, 2020

Increase 5' homogeneity of in vitro transcribed RNA

RNA Technologies

Structural investigations of RNA require a homogenous RNA preparation. Learn how to reduce in vitro transcription-caused 5' heterogeneity!

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Sep 29, 2020

FORMOscreen®: The best FDA/EMA-approved formulations for your antibody

Crystallography & Cryo-EM Learn how it works...

The FORMOscreen® is a novel screen that makes it easy to find the most suitable buffer for any antibody. It contains 96 buffers from carefully selected, FDA/EMA-approved antibody formulations that can be screened with high-throughput methods such as DSF and nanoDSF, or with any other method of choice.

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Sep 24, 2020

RNA Amplification: Keep control!

Molecular Biology Learn more...

Be it because you require large quantities of reagents, for lowering costs or simply the fact that you prefer to design your own assay.
Find out how Jena Bioscience can provide you with maximum flexibility in RT-qPCR reactions!

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Sep 09, 2020

RNA-Protein Photocrosslinking: Site- and sequence-specific Tracking

Nucleotides & Nucleosides RNA Technologies Click here and see how it works

Explore the advantages of using 4-Thio-uridine containing products to identify RNA-protein interactions both in cells and in vitro!

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Aug 31, 2020

LEXSY in vitro translation: High yield, low cost

LEXSY Expression Learn more about LEXSY in vitro translation

Producing research amounts of recombinant proteins of interest by in vitro translation is often fast and convenient however, suffers from a reputation of being expensive.
Using LEXSY in vitro cuts reaction costs down to € 2.50 per reaction while offering a fully eukaryotic protein expression and modification machinery.

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Jun 29, 2020

Distribution partner in Kuwait


We welcome Medvision as our official distribution partner in Kuwait. For details, see here!

Jun 18, 2020

New Distributor in China


We welcome Bioinborn Scientific as a new distributor in China. Find their contact details here!

Jun 16, 2020

New: HighYield T7 RNAi Kit

RNA Technologies

HighYield T7 RNAi Kit is now available for the production of dsRNA >200 bp that can subsequently be used for RNA interference (RNAi) applications.

Jun 11, 2020

Poly (A) carrier RNA: Improved viral RNA recovery

RNA Technologies Learn more...

Poly (A) carrier RNA facilitates quantitative purification of low RNA amounts. Read more...

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Jun 10, 2020

New and in stock: Au-flat™ Holey Gold Films

Crystallography & Cryo-EM

They are stronger than carbon films, bio-compatible and reduce beam-induced motion during imaging - learn more here.

Jun 09, 2020

New: Highly concentrated T7 RNA Polymerase version

RNA Technologies

T7 RNA Polymerase (HC) is now available for set-up and optimization of individual high yield in vitro transcription reactions.

Jun 06, 2020

Now available: Poly(A) carrier RNA

RNA Technologies Molecular Biology

We now offer Poly(A) carrier RNA for quantitative purification of RNA and DNA.

May 19, 2020

Viral proteins expressed in LEXSY

LEXSY Expression Expressing virus proteins with LEXSY

Viral proteins are often hard to express in conventional expression systems. See how LEXSY can help!

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May 14, 2020

Optimized RNA labeling: Paired metabolic reporters

Nucleotides & Nucleosides Click Chemistry See how it works!

Explore the advantages of our new vinyl-modified nucleosides, which offer in combination with our labeled Pyrimidyl tetrazines the ability as high efficient metabolic reporters in RNA expression profiling!

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May 08, 2020

Distribution partner in Ethiopia


We welcome Biogene Importer as our distributor in Ethiopia! Find their complete contact details here.

May 06, 2020

Distributor in Jordan


We are proud to present our new Distributor in Jordan, Ginsta Drug Store. Find their contact details here.
Interested to join our family of distribution partners? Then please contact us!

Apr 23, 2020

Jena Bioscience bei JenaTV


Der Lokalsender JenaTV berichtete am 22. April über Jena Bioscience. Das Video kann in der Mediathek von JenaTV angesehen werden.

Apr 21, 2020

New Distributor in Turkey and Azerbaijan


We are happy to welcome Genoks Technology Co. Ltd. to our family of sales partners! Genoks is taking care of our customers in Turkey and Azerbaijan. Find their contact details here!

Apr 15, 2020

Optimized and validated for Covid-19: SCRIPT RT-qPCR ProbesMaster UNG

Molecular Biology

Check out our RT-real-time PCR master mix based on dual labeled fluorescent probes for detection in 1.5 hrs!

Apr 14, 2020

Distributor in Oman


We are proud to present our new Distributor in Oman, GLOBAL ENVIROQUEST LLC. Find their contact details here.
Interested to join our family of distribution partners? Then please contact us!

Apr 08, 2020

Efficient RNA Labeling with AF (Alexa Fluor®)-Dyes

RNA Technologies

Efficient preparation of AF (Alexa Fluor®)-Dye labeled RNA is now easily achievable via in vitro transcription. Read more...

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Apr 03, 2020

The gold standard in viral dsRNA detection: Monoclonal J2, K1 & K2 antibodies

RNA Technologies

Anti-dsRNA monoclonal antibodies are efficient tools for the detection of dsRNA both in cell culture and FFPE samples. Read more...

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Mar 26, 2020

Monoclonal antibodies for (viral) dsRNA detection

RNA Technologies

We now offer the Anti-dsRNA monoclonal antibodies J2, K1 and K2.

Mar 24, 2020

CLICK labeling: Pyrimidyl tetrazines make unreactive alkenes get a move on

Click Chemistry Learn more...

Pyrimidyl tetrazines are the compounds of choice to tackle poor dienophiles under physiological conditions. Learn more!

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Mar 20, 2020

AF(Alexa Fluor®)-dye RNA Labeling Kits

RNA Technologies

Efficient AF(Alexa Fluor®)-dye RNA labeling is now feasible with our HighYield T7 AF488-, HighYield T7 AF555-, HighYield T7 AF594- and HighYield T7 AF647-RNA Labeling Kits.

Mar 18, 2020

Creating the desired post-translational modifications with LEXSY

LEXSY Expression Explore the world of LEXSY PTMs!

Is your recombinant protein lacking the necessary post-translational modifications (PTMs)? See how LEXSY can help!

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Mar 16, 2020

Information regarding Corona virus


Jena Bioscience has implemented measures to keep all internal processes up and running and to avoid further spread of Corona virus. Incoming orders will be delivered as usual, work on custom projects will continue and customer support is available at the usual business hours. We ask our customers, partners and suppliers to inform us about any changes on their side that might have an effect on mutual business.
Please contact us with any questions or concerns.

Mar 12, 2020

Explore the ATP binding proteome!

Nucleotides & Nucleosides Probes & Epigenetics Learn more!

Explore the ATP binding proteome with our new Acyl-ATP probes, ATP-acetyl-hex-Biotin and ATP-acetyl-Desthiobiotin!

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Mar 04, 2020

Increased detection sensitivity with fluorescent tyramides

RNA Technologies

We now offer AF 488 (Alexa Fluor® 488)-, AF546 (Alexa Fluor® 546)- and AF594 (Alexa Fluor® 594)-labeled tyramide to increase detection sensitivity of horseradish peroxidase (HRP)-based assays.

Feb 24, 2020

New: HighYield T7 P&L RNA Synthesis Kit

RNA Technologies

We now offer a HighYield RNA Synthesis Kit based on a modified T7 RNA Polymerase that has been associated with decreased abortive transcription, increased transcript 5' homogeneity and increased 5' incorporation efficiency of GTP analogs.

Feb 06, 2020

Modified mRNA synthesis beyond the classics

RNA Technologies

5’-capping and epigenetic nucleotide modifications are critical for efficient translation and reduced immunogenicity of synthetic mRNA. The classic combination of modifications consists of ARCA, 5-methylcytidine and pseudouridine. Promising extensions of the mRNA modification toolbox are available.

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Jan 30, 2020

Rapid qPCR diagnostic test for pork and horse DNA contamination

Molecular Biology Get your first insights already now: Check out Jena Bioscience MeatDetect qPCR kits

The demand for Halal-tested products is constantly increasing. Customers must be assured that products they are consuming are free of meat contaminants (e.g. horse or pork). At Medlab Middle East in Dubai we launch a new series of Meat Detection Kits.

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Jan 24, 2020

IR dye - labeled DNA Probes

RNA Technologies Probes & Epigenetics

We now offer ATTO680 NT Labeling kit for the preparation of ATTO680-labeled DNA probes via nick translation.

Jan 23, 2020

Nourseothricin (clonNAT) – Flexible, reliable and affordable antibiotic selection

LEXSY Expression Learn more

Need a selection antibiotic for your organism? Nourseothricin can be used for selection of over 100 different species from all kingdoms of life – at affordable costs! Learn more...

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Jan 08, 2020

12 New non-hydrolyzable nucleotides available!

Nucleotides & Nucleosides Learn more!

We have expanded our portfolio of non-hydrolyzable nucleotides with 12 new compounds to study protein-protein interactions, structure and dynamics of protein-nucleotide complexes, and NTPase kinetics. Find more information here!

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Nov 26, 2019

DNA probes up to 4 kbp: Efficient Cy®-, ATTO™- or Alexa Fluor®-dye labeling

Probes & Epigenetics

PCR is the method of choice for DNA probe labeling if template amounts are limited or labeling of a sequence-specific DNA fragment is required. Read more...

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Nov 13, 2019

Cryo-EM grids available

Crystallography & Cryo-EM Learn more...

Single particle electron cryo-microscopy (cryo-EM) is a powerful technique to determine the structures of protein complexes down to atomic resolution. The sample is applied onto a holey carbon film and is then flash-frozen in liquid ethane. C-flat™ holey carbon films are superflat sample supports providing flat and even amorphous ice. And: they are in stock for immediate delivery! Learn more...

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Nov 05, 2019

Northern Blots: 0.05 fmol detection limit with near-IR RNA Probes

RNA Technologies Learn more...

Current near-IR fluorescent RNA probes use dye-labeled nucleotides with only moderate sensitivity. Use copper-free CLICK labeling for increased sensitivity. Learn more here!

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Oct 24, 2019

cGAMPs: The Second Messengers you need

Nucleotides & Nucleosides Join the exciting field of cyclic dinucleotide signaling and expand your molecular toolbox!

cGAMPs are cyclic dinucleotides (CDNs) consisting of a 12-or-13-membered ring scaffold and two ribonucleotides. To date, two cGAMPs have been discovered in nature - 2‘,3‘-cGAMP and 3‘,3‘-cGAMP. Join the exciting field of cyclic dinucleotide signaling and expand your molecular toolbox!

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Oct 01, 2019

CRISPR/Cas: RNA-guided gene targeting

RNA Technologies CRISPR/Cas tools

CRISPR/Cas systems are the most flexible and efficient site-directed gene targeting tools currently available. Learn more!

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Sep 30, 2019

SpCas9-specific sgRNA Synthesis

RNA Technologies

We now offer a convenient and efficient HighYield T7 sgRNA Synthesis Kit (SpCas9) for cloning-free preparation of SpCas9-specific sgRNA. Individual (s)gRNA-encoding T7 DNA templates (e.g with a different Cas9 scaffold or for different Cas endonucleases) can efficiently be in vitro transcribed with the HighYield T7 RNA Synthesis Kit.

Sep 25, 2019

XtalTool – An all-in-one sample holder for crystallization, crystal soaking and data collection

Crystallography & Cryo-EM Learn more...

Protein crystals are often fragile and suffer from mechanical stress during manipulation and/or mounting. This can lead to impairment and even complete loss of diffraction quality. XtalTool was developed to minimize the handling steps of crystals in order to obtain the best possible diffraction data.

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Sep 23, 2019

Wir stellen ein / We are hiring


IT-Administrator/Systembetreuer (m/w/d) – Details entnehmen Sie bitte dieser Seite.

Sep 19, 2019

XtalTool Press Release

Crystallography & Cryo-EM

Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin has published a press release "New sample holder for protein crystallography". It's called XtalTool and is available from Jena Bioscience - check it out here!

Sep 18, 2019

LEXSY for Membrane Transporters

LEXSY Expression Studying membrane transport with LEXSY

Membrane transporters are difficult to produce in most expression systems. With LEXSY you can express and investigate them.

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Sep 11, 2019

3'-End RNA-modifying enzymes

RNA Technologies

We now offer the RNA-modifying enzyme Yeast Poly(A) Polymerase.

Sep 10, 2019

Adapted to your workflow!

Molecular Biology

Looking for lab reagents, have you ever been overwhelmed by eternally long product lists? And finally you didn’t even find what you were looking for? We’ll put an end to that and provide a helpful tool for more clarity: your workflow.
Take the journey and explore the JBS World of Molecular Biology for yourself!

Sep 05, 2019

Rethinking routine PCR

Molecular Biology Discover Crystal & Ruby Master Mixes!

Despite the variety, many scientists choose their well-known PCR mixes for routine applications without questioning. Those were recommended by fellow lab members or identified in test series some years ago. But are they still the gold standard today?

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Aug 30, 2019

Back in our catalog!

Click Chemistry

Highly efficient octadiynyl labels for enzymatic incorporation into DNA: C8-Alkyne-dCTP and C8-Alkyne-dUTP are utilized by numerous DNA polymerase and give excellent labeling results in CuAAC.

Aug 19, 2019

Interested in ARCA-capped and internally modified RNA?

RNA Technologies

We now offer HighYield kits for synthesis of ARCA-capped and/or 5-methylcytosine & pseudouridine-modified (m)RNA.

Aug 12, 2019

Biotin-16-ddUTP is now available for:

Nucleotides & Nucleosides

  • 3'-end labeling
  • MALDI-TOF MS-based SNP typing assay
  • standard nick translation reaction for tumor DNA labelling during comparative genomic hybridization
  • Biotinylation of in vitro transcribed tmRNA during surface plasmon resonance (SPR) technique

Jul 05, 2019

Available again!

Nucleotides & Nucleosides Click Chemistry

2-Ethynyl-Adenosine-NAD+ (2-EA-NAD+), a clickable probe for the detection of protein ADP-ribosylation, is now back in our catalog.

Jun 25, 2019

New HighYield T7 RNA Labeling Kits

RNA Technologies

HighYield T7 RNA Labeling Kits for preparation of Digoxigenin, Biotin and fluorescent RNA probes are now available. The single nucleotide format offers maximum optimization flexibility.

Jun 25, 2019

New Bst Turbo Polymerase

Molecular Biology

Check out our new Saphir Bst 2.0 Turbo Polymerase with additional DNA-binding domain for ultra-fast amplification!

Jun 19, 2019

New LEXSY Brochure

LEXSY Expression LEXSY Brochure

Our new LEXSY Brochure has just been released!

Jun 13, 2019

Swiss Army Knives for NTPase Analysis

Nucleotides & Nucleosides See how it works!

BODIPY® FL NTPs are multipurpose tools for

  • Nucleotide binding studies on Gα, Ras, FHIT and RNAse L proteins
  • GTPase activity assays
  • Activity-based covalent labeling of bacterial two-component systems
See how it works!

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Jun 12, 2019

New viral proteins


We expanded our portfolio by numerous new viral proteins suitable for immunoassays. Find more information here!

Jun 07, 2019

HighYield T7 RNA Synthesis Kit

RNA Technologies

Now available! Our HighYield T7 RNA Synthesis Kit is designed for the efficient production of unmodified and modified RNA.

May 20, 2019

Four times faster than PCR!

Molecular Biology Discover Isothermal Amplification 2.0 & get your free Dual Lab timer

Here we introduce our genetically optimized Saphir Bst2.0 Polymerase that allows even faster amplification at constant temperature. Receive results in less than 30 min time and reduce costs by half!

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May 16, 2019


Click Chemistry

Now available! Our new class of tetrazine-dye reagents new class of tetrazine-dye reagents shows high reaction rates and permits fluorescent labeling with diminished background staining.

May 16, 2019

DADPS and Disulfide Biotin Azides

Click Chemistry Probes & Epigenetics

Cleavable biotin-azid-conjugates for capture and release approaches under acidic and reductive conditions have now been added to our catalog!

May 07, 2019

Safe Storage and Shipping of Cryo-EM Samples

Crystallography & Cryo-EM Learn more...

From Cryo-EM Grid Boxes to Dry Shippers: Get the complete product package to safely store and ship your Cryo-EM Samples!

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May 03, 2019

Saphir Bst Polymerase

Molecular Biology

Saphir Bst Polymerase is a genetically improved Bst enzyme for rapid amplification of DNA at constant temperature. Its high strand displacement and polymerization activity allows the detection of a target gene within 10-30 minutes.

Apr 30, 2019

Time to wake up

General LEXSY Expression Good Deeds

The World Health Organization defines 20 neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). They mainly affect the poorest of the poor - and this is precisely why they receive little attention in research.
Learn about our support in fighting sleeping sickness!

Apr 10, 2019

LEXSY in Kinetoplastid Research

LEXSY Expression Research parasites the safe way – with LEXSY

Researching pathogenic parasites can be difficult due to strict laboratory requirements and the risk of infection. LEXSY can be used to investigate kinetoplastids in a safe and convenient way.

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Mar 20, 2019

Removal of contaminating DNA & RNA

Molecular Biology Get the turbo going!

During protein purification it is essential to remove residual nucleic acids efficiently. This is most readily achieved by non-site specific, enzymatic DNA/RNA degradation using Turbo Nuclease.

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Mar 13, 2019

Get the best ice!

Crystallography & Cryo-EM Learn more...

Protein sample vitrification for Cryo-EM is still a major bottleneck. The Cryo-EM V-Kit – our Vitrification Starter Kit – can help in this crucial step!

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Mar 07, 2019

New Section: RNA Technologies

RNA Technologies Learn more...

Looking for products to support your RNA research? Then have a look here!

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Feb 21, 2019

Fission Impossible: Non-hydrolyzable nucleotide analogs

Nucleotides & Nucleosides Non-Hydrolyzable Nucleotides

To study:

  • protein-protein interactions
  • structure and dynamics of protein-nucleotide-complexes
  • NTPase kinetics
Learn more!

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Feb 18, 2019

New Section: RNA Technologies

RNA Technologies

Looking for products to support your RNA research? Have a look at our new RNA Technologies section.
Our product portfolio will constantly be extended. Want to stay updated?
Sign up for our RNATech newsletter or contact us at rnatech@jenabioscience.com!

Feb 01, 2019

Extended Nick Translation Kit Portfolio

Probes & Epigenetics

We now offer AF555-based and AF647-based Nick Translation Labeling Kits.
AF555 and AF647 are structural analogs to Alexa Fluor® 555 and Alexa Fluor® 647, respectively. Check out our complete portfolio of Biotin/Digoxigenin-based and Fluorescent Nick Translation Kits as well.

Jan 30, 2019

LEXSY: Membrane Protein Expression & Crystallization

LEXSY Expression Membrane Protein Expression with LEXSY

Integral membrane proteins are hard to express with common recombinant expression systems. Learn how LEXSY can help!

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Jan 18, 2019

Shining a Spotlight on Nucleotide-Protein Interactions

Nucleotides & Nucleosides

Fluorescent nucleotide conjugates are analytical tools with exceptional versatility. By covering a plethora of fluorescence-based techniques they are applied as drug screening probes, in cytoskeletal imaging and in nucleotide-protein interaction studies. Learn more!

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Dec 12, 2018

Not just talking!


With your purchases you become part of stories that go far beyond the daily business. Stories of helpfulness, hunger for education and cosmopolitanism. None of this would be possible without your loyalty. Many thanks for that!
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Dec 04, 2018

Nick Translation-based DNA Probe Labeling

Probes & Epigenetics

Looking for reliable and convenient Nick Translation Labeling Kits? Check out our Digoxigenin, Biotin and Fluorescent Nick Translation Kit portfolio!

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Nov 30, 2018


Nucleotides & Nucleosides

LNA-ATP, LNA-GTP, LNA-CTP and LNA-UTP for DNA and RNA incorporation studies are now available.

Nov 26, 2018

Nourseothricin (clonNAT): Antibiotic of choice for long-term cultivation

LEXSY Expression Learn more

Antibiotic instability is often a problem in long-term cultivation experiments. Nourseothricin entirely circumvents this problem. Learn more here:

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Oct 30, 2018

Nucleotide Chemotherapeutics – A Success Story Goes On!

Nucleotides & Nucleosides Tenofovir

Antiviral and Cytostatic Nucleotide Analogs to

  • Study pharmacology
  • Elucidate metabolic pathways
  • Improve the potency
Check out our range of nucleotide chemotherapeutic derivatives!

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Oct 19, 2018

AF-Dyes (also known as Alexa Fluor® dyes)

Probes & Epigenetics AF-Dyes - Learn more here!

Looking for photostable, affordable fluorescent dyes? Check our AF-Dye product portfolio!

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Sep 26, 2018

Expression and Crystallization of Plant Proteins from LEXSY

LEXSY Expression Express Plant Proteins with LEXSY

Want to express plant proteins, but E. coli expression doesn't work? Click below for successful examples of expression, crystallization and structure elucidation of plant proteins from LEXSY!

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Sep 24, 2018

4-Seleno-dTTP: NGS-based mapping of m6A-modified RNA sites

Nucleotides & Nucleosides How it works

4SedTTP permits the identification of methylated adenosines

  • at single nucleotide resolution
  • without antibodies
  • in an NGS-based approach
How it works:

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Sep 12, 2018


Nucleotides & Nucleosides

4SedTTP for precise antibody-independent m6A identification is now available.

Aug 31, 2018

Nucleotides & qPCR: Easy online Search

General Nucleotides & Nucleosides Click Chemistry Molecular Biology Probes & Epigenetics Nucleotides & qPCR: Easy online Search

Looking for nucleotides based on their structure or for a specific application?
Want to find the most suitable qPCR mix for your assay?

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Aug 23, 2018

New Brochure "Lyophilisation"

Molecular Biology

No fridge required – learn more about our Ready-to-Use PCR Lyophilisates in our new brochure "Lyophilisation"!

Aug 03, 2018

New function: Get individual CofA yourself!


You require a CofA for a product you ordered from Jena Bioscience? Now you can download it yourself!

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Aug 02, 2018

Hapten-modified Nucleotides for DNA/RNA Labeling

Probes & Epigenetics

New brochure available - download it here!

Jul 03, 2018

dNTP Guide – High Performance Nucleotides

Nucleotides & Nucleosides Molecular Biology

Because nucleotides don't get better than this. Click here!

Jun 29, 2018

Online Search Tools


Now online: Check out our easy Search & Selection Tools for

  • Chemical Structures
  • DNA/RNA Labeling
  • PCR Products
  • Fluorescent Nucleotides

Jun 27, 2018

New Pathways to DNA Amplification!

Molecular Biology Discover Isothermal Amplification!

...no lab skills are needed to reproduce genetic material
...no lab is required to amplify and analyse DNA
...anyone can perform DNA amplification in less than 30 minutes

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Jun 21, 2018

New in Click Chemistry: 2'-Azido-2'-dATP

Nucleotides & Nucleosides Click Chemistry

We added 2'-Azido-2'-dATP to our Click Chemistry section. For more details please click here.

Jun 04, 2018

Di-Adenosine Polyphosphates: Bacterial Signaling Molecules

Nucleotides & Nucleosides

The mode of ApnA function in bacterial signaling is awaiting its elucidation. Click to see what our compounds can contribute!

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May 29, 2018

Creating the desired post-translational Modifications with LEXSY

LEXSY Expression Explore the world of LEXSY PTMs!

Is your recombinant protein lacking the necessary post-translational modifications (PTMs)? See how LEXSY can help!

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May 22, 2018

Large Dimension Lipidic Mesophase

Crystallography & Cryo-EM

A size revolution in lipidic cubic phase crystallization! Learn how to provide enough space for your protein to crystallize...

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May 18, 2018

Jena Bioscience News Blog


Stay informed about what's new at Jena Bioscience with our News Blog, allowing you to filter news messages by your area of interest. Check it out here!

May 16, 2018

Why are you still using radioactively labeled Probes?

Probes & Epigenetics Nucleotides & Nucleosides Discover the good news!

If you’re running experiments like Northern and Southern blots, or EMSA, you’re probably using radioactively labeled probes, right?
There’s good news and bad news.
The bad news is that radioactively labeled probes have a limited half-life and require special laboratory equipment...

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May 09, 2018

New: 3' End Oligonucleotide Labeling Kits

Probes & Epigenetics Nucleotides & Nucleosides

3' End Oligonucleotide Labeling Kits for preparation of Biotin- or Digoxigenin-labeled ssDNA/oligonucleotide probes are now available.

May 08, 2018

High Concentration Biotin-11-UTP

Nucleotides & Nucleosides

We now offer 75 mM Biotin-11-UTP in addition to our standard 10 mM Biotin-11-UTP solution.

Apr 18, 2018

FSBA and FSBG: Universal Traps for Triphosphate-Cleaving Enzymes

Nucleotides & Nucleosides

Probing ATPases, G-Proteins, Kinases, and Polymerases with Sulfonyl Fluoride Nucleosides – See how it can help your research!

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Apr 12, 2018

Biotin-14-dATP and -dCTP for Hi-C Experiments

Nucleotides & Nucleosides

Hi-C experiments allow analyses of spatial genome organization. Adjacent genome regions are tagged by enzymatic biotinylation using Biotin-14-dATP or Biotin-14-dCTP and subsequently identified by (next generation) sequencing.

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Mar 20, 2018

Get the best out of your Crystals

Crystallography & Cryo-EM

You put in a lot of work getting crystals. Now is the time to prevent crystal damage, simplify cryoprotection and reduce background scattering to get the best possible diffraction data.

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Feb 27, 2018

c-di-AMP – The Messenger You Can't Ignore

Nucleotides & Nucleosides

Research on bacterial second messengers has recently experienced tremendous progress, and cyclic di-AMP (c-di-AMP) is one of the rising stars.

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Feb 16, 2018

New DNA/RNA labeling nucleotides

Nucleotides & Nucleosides Probes & Epigenetics

We now offer Biotin-14-dCTP, Biotin-11-ATP and dUTP-XX-ATTO-425 for enzymatic DNA/RNA labeling.
Nucleotide Selector for DNA/RNA Labeling

Feb 13, 2018

Photostable CLICK dyes

Click Chemistry Probes & Epigenetics

(Picolyl-)Azide, Alkyne and DBCO-functionalized versions of AF488 (also known as Alexa Fluor®488) and AF594 (also known as Alexa Fluor®594) are now available.

Jan 16, 2018

Now available: c-di-AMP

Nucleotides & Nucleosides

cyclic-di-AMP - The pleiotropic bacterial second messenger now adds to our cyclic-di-Nucleotide portfolio.