Product Categories

PCR Amplification

Digital PCR

Digital PCR allows for the measurement of molecular genetic changes by absolute quantification

Real-Time PCR Detection Systems

Thermal cyclers with optical reaction modules for singleplex and multiplex detection of fluorophores

PrimePCR™ PCR Primers, Assays, and Arrays

Experimentally validated real-time PCR primer assays, pathway panels, and custom-configured plates

Thermal Cyclers for PCR

Multiple module, chassis, and bay choices provide options for low- to high-throughput capabilities

PCR Reagents & qPCR Reagents

Formulated and optimized for reverse transcription, PCR, and real-time PCR applications

PCR Plastic Consumables

Thin-wall polypropylene PCR tubes, plates, seals, and accessories designed for optimal cycling performance

Real-Time PCR Detection Systems for In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD)

Zika, Dengue, and Chikungunya (ZDC) Real-Time PCR Assays

PX1™ PCR Plate Sealer

The PX1 PCR plate sealer uses heat and pressure to efficiently seal microplates used in thermal cycling

qPCR Analysis Software

Order and download software for thermal cycler control, real-time PCR, analysis, and primer design

Firmware & Software Updates

Software and firmware updates for Bio-Rad thermal cyclers and real-time PCR systems

PCR Instrument Validation Tools and Services

Reliable validation tools for your real-time PCR detection systems


Extensive inventory of ready-made primary and secondary antibodies, controls, and reagents.

Fluorescent Western Blotting Antibodies

Flow Cytometry

ZE5™ Cell Analyzer

Cell Sorting

Flow Cytometry Antibodies

Antibody Labeling Kits

Unique chemistry allows stable, easy fluorescence conjugations when labeling antibody or proteins in microscale volumes. Improved photostability and pH sensitivity.

Cell Viability Assays

Broad range of solutions to assess the cell viability of your samples. Different assays are available for fixed and unfixed samples.

Cell Proliferation Assays

Bio-Rad's cell proliferation assays provide a range of dyes for monitoring and tracking cell health in flow cytometric panels. Monitor up to 8 cell divisions.


Lipid Transfection

Low toxicity transfection reagents for optimal delivery of nucleic acids into mammalian cells


Plate-based and single-cuvette systems for all cell types plus a high-efficiency universal buffer

Biolistic Particle Delivery Systems

Helium pulse systems deliver DNA-coated gold or tungsten particles directly into a wide range of target cells

Electrophoresis and Blotting

Protein Electrophoresis and Blotting

1-D and 2-D protein electrophoresis equipment and reagents include the new Mini-PROTEAN TGX precast gels, blotting cells, hand-cast gel reagents, membranes, premixed buffers and reagents, and protein standards.

Power Supplies

A complete line of high-quality power supplies for the most demanding electrophoretic techniques

Nucleic Acid Electrophoresis and Blotting

Submerged horizontal and vertical cells, PFGE systems, and solutions for sequencing and mutation detection

Experion™ Automated Electrophoresis System

Comprehensive platform for automated and rapid analysis of proteins, RNA, and DNA

Imaging Systems & Software

Gel Imaging Systems

For detecting, imaging, and quantitating colorimetric, chemiluminescent, fluorescent, and other signals

Spot Cutting

Precision system for locating, excising, and transporting protein bands or spots from 1-D and 2-D gels/blots

Image Analysis Software

Automated image acquisition, analysis, and data management for 1-D and 2-D gel electrophoresis

Bio-Plex® Multiplex Immunoassay System

Bio-Plex® Reader and Tools

Bio-Plex® Instruments

Bio-Plex instruments include the Bio-Plex 3D system, Bio-Plex 200 reader, and Bio-Plex Pro wash stations, as well as maintenance, calibration, and validation kits for the Bio-Plex 200 reader to assure system performance.

Bio-Plex® Multiplex Immunoassays

Bio-Plex® Assay Finder

Bio-Plex® Software

Bio-Plex software makes running xMAP instruments and analyzing multiplex data simple. Get your results fast whether you evaluate individual instrument runs or combine data from multiple runs to understand your biological system.

Human Inflammation Assays

Human MMP and TIMP Assays

Assays for the detection and quantification of markers for matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and tissue inhibitors of matrix metalloproteinases (TIMPs).

Cytokine, Chemokine, and Growth Factor Assays

Multiplex magnetic bead-based assays for quantifying cytokines, chemokines, and growth factors in matrices

Cell Signaling Assays

Magnetic assays for the detection of multiple analytes involved in intracellular signaling pathways.

Apoptosis Assays

Multiplex immunoassays for the quantification of proteins involved in the intrinsic apoptotic signaling pathway.

Diabetes, Metabolic, and Hormone Assays

Magnetic bead–based assays enable the quantification of protein biomarkers such as hormones, adipokines, growth factors, and binding proteins associated with metabolic diseases.

Kidney Toxicity Assays

Multiplex immunoassays built on magnetic beads for the quantification of kidney toxicity and kidney injury markers in human, rat, and canine urine samples. Assays are offered as premixed all-in-one kits.

Disease Research Assays

Multiplex immunoassays built on magnetic beads for the quantitation of multiple disease biomarkers. Assays are offered as premixed panels, singleplex sets, and custom configurations.

Bio-Plex® Assay Builder

Perform multiplex assays with your own combination of Bio-Plex assay targets.

COOH Beads and Related Reagents

Bio-Plex Manager™ Standard Lots

Using the links here you can download protocols containing standards values for versions 4.0 through 5.0 of Bio-Plex Manager software. For version 6.0 use the lots link and download a database of released lots.

Microplate Systems

Microplate Readers

Absorbance microplate readers, accessories, and reagents for a wide range of applications

Model 1575 Immunowash Microplate Washer

Precise needle control allows for special wash routines and maximizes wash efficiency

Microplate Immunoassay Reagents

Antibodies conjugated to HRP or AP enzymes, soluble substrate systems for ELISA, and mouse isotyping kits

Cell Imaging

ZOE™ Fluorescent Cell Imager

A benchtop alternative to darkroom fluorescence microscopy, combining the power of an inverted microscope with the ease of use of a personal tablet.

Nuclear Staining Dyes

High-purity powder dyes for fluorescence microscopy and cell imaging applications – no weighing required.

Cell Counting

TC20 Automated Cell Counter

The TC20 automated cell counter accurately counts cells in one simple step using innovative auto-focus technology and a sophisticated cell-counting algorithm. The TC20 enables accurate mammalian cell counting in less than 30 seconds.

Liquid Handling & Pipetting

EZ Micro and Standard Micro Test Tubes

Graduated polypropylene test tubes and standard polypropylene micro test tubes with tight cap seal

Screwcap Micro Test Tubes

O-ring operating range from -55 to 150°C, uniform walls for even heat transfer, and conical bottoms

Titertube Micro Test Tubes

Polypropylene tubes and racks provide efficient preparation and storage of large numbers of samples

96-Well EIA Plates

For EIAs, ELISAs, and other protein binding assays, use the Costar 96-well flat-bottom EIA plate. These plates bind more protein with greater uniformity than any other plate.

Reagent Reservoirs

Ideal for dispensing reagent with multichannel pipets, makes it easy to pick up liquid to the last drop

Standard Pipet Tips

Made from virgin polypropylene and designed for an airtight fit and precision pipetting

Xcluda Aerosol Barrier Pipet Tips

Designed to guard against aerosol contamination of samples; available for a range of pipets

Pipet Tips for Gel Loading

Seque/Pro capillary pipet tips and Prot/Elec tips for gel loading

Disposable Cuvettes

Ideal for use with the Bio-Rad protein assay, the DC protein assay, and the RC DC protein assay

Professional Adjustable-Volume Digital Micropipets

Single-channel micropipets and 8-channel micropipets in sizes covering all common laboratory applications requiring precise transfers of small sample volumes.


Chromatography Systems, Components, and Accessories

Laboratory-scale, flexible, upgradeable chromatography instruments including low- and medium-pressure systems

Chromatography Columns

A wide variety of empty and prepacked columns for analytical and preparative applications

Affinity Chromatography Reagent and Tag Cleavage Kit Products

Fast, efficient, and highly selective purification of proteins using recombinant tag technology

Chromatography Resins

For separation by ion exchange, hydroxyapatite and fluoroapatite, affinity, and hydrophobic interaction

Nucleic Acid Extraction & Purification

RNA Isolation

Silica membrane-based kits and PureZOL isolation reagent for isolating RNA from various sources

DNA Isolation

Plasmid and PCR-ready genomic DNA extraction products for fast and easy DNA preparation

DNA Cleanup

Kits for purifying PCR products and other DNA molecules and extracting/purifying DNA fragments from gels

Protein Sample Preparation

Magnetic Beads and Racks for Immunoprecipitation

Protein Extraction

Kits and mini grinders for extracting proteins from cell culture and tissues, including cell lysis kits

Protein Sample Cleanup

Kits designed for removal of salts, high-abundance proteins, and other contaminants

Protein Fractionation

Kits for fractionating proteins based on differential solubility, cellular localization, charge, pI, or size

Protein Sample Depletion

Kits for depleting high-abundance proteins and enriching low-level proteins

Protein Interaction Analysis

ProteOn™ XPR36 Protein Interaction Array System

Protein interaction array system for high-throughput analysis of protein interactions kinetics

ProteOn™ Manager Software

Guides users through protein interaction and simplifies the process of sophisticated experiments

ProteOn™ XPR36 System Regulatory Tools

ProteOn XPR36 tools facilitate regulatory compliance in drug discovery and development workflows

ProteOn™ Sensor and Maintenance Chips

Chips for the ProteOn XPR36 system feature advanced surface chemistries

ProteOn™ Kits, Reagents, and Consumables

Kits for experiments using the ProteOn XPR36 protein interaction array system and for routine maintenance

Sample Quantitation

Protein Assay Kits and Cuvettes

Colorimetric assays allow measurement of proteins using modifications of Bradford and Lowry methods


SmartSpec Plus spectrophotometer with compatible cuvettes for quantitation assays and simple kinetics


SELDI Technology

ProteinChip Arrays

Selective capture strategies reduce sample complexity allowing detection of low-abundance proteins

ProteinChip Software

Software tools for the ProteinChip SELDI System help to simplify the organization of large amounts of data

Reagents and Consumables

Purification products and buffers designed for profiling and quantitation with the ProteinChip SELDI system

ProteinChip Kits

Complete kits for accurate protein profiling are designed to guide users through the entire process

General Laboratory Equipment

Temperature Control Devices

Equipment for sample heating - an incubation oven, a water bath, and a dry bath with heating blocks for most commonly used tube sizes.


Mini and microcentrifuges for spinning 0.2 ml PCR tubes at 6,000 rpm or 1.5/2.0 ml microtubes up to 14,000 rpm (16,000 x g).

Mixing Devices

Rocking platforms for staining gels and blots, vortexers for resuspending cell pellets, and tube rollers for gentle mixing.

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