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2017 Articles

Tocris Introduces New Fluorescent Dyes Range

Tocris Introduces New Fluorescent Dyes Range

2nd April 2017

Tocris has launched new Janelia Fluor™ Dyes, which are bright and photostable and can be used in advanced imaging techniques.

2016 Articles

Tocris Acquires Exclusive License for LDN 193189

Tocris Acquires Exclusive License for LDN 193189

13th December 2016

Tocris Bioscience has signed an agreement with Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston (USA), to acquire an exclusive license for LDN 193189.

Tocris Announces Collaboration with Chemical Probes Portal

Tocris Announces Collaboration with Chemical Probes Portal

7th December 2016

Tocris Bioscience has announced a collaboration with the Chemical Probes Portal to help scientists find and purchase the best small molecule reagents for their research.

Tocris Announces Launch of Tocriscreen™ Plus

Tocris Announces Launch of Tocriscreen™ Plus

7th November 2016

Tocris Bioscience, part of the Biotechnology division of Bio-Techne, today announced the launch of its new compound library, Tocriscreen™ Plus.

Tocris Relocates to a New State of the Art Facility

Tocris Relocates to a New State of the Art Facility

7th March 2016

Tocris Bioscience today announced that it has relocated to a new 30,000 square foot premises located on the outskirts of Bristol, UK

2014 Articles

Tocris and SGC Collaboration

Tocris and SGC Collaboration

15th October 2014

Tocris is working with the Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC) to supply novel chemical probes and compounds for epigenetics research

Introducing Bio-Techne

Introducing Bio-Techne

1st July 2014

We are pleased to introduce you to Bio-Techne, the new trade name for Tocris' parent company

2012 Articles

Tocris US Office Transition

Tocris US Office Transition

4th November 2012

As of January 1, 2012 all of Tocris' customer service, shipping, technical service and administrative activities are being handled by the R&D Systems Minneapolis facility.

Tocris is a Licensed Supplier of the Correct Isomer of Bosutinib

Tocris is a Licensed Supplier of the Correct Isomer of Bosutinib

31st May 2012

Tocris would like to reassure the research community that the bosutinib supplied by Tocris is authentic, fully-licensed material

Tocris UK Office Transition

Tocris UK Office Transition

16th April 2012

As of April 16th, 2012 all of Tocris' customer service, shipping, technical service and administrative activities are being handled by the R&D Systems Europe.

2011 Articles

Tocris Bioscience Joins R&D Systems

Tocris Bioscience Joins R&D Systems

4th May 2011

Tocris Bioscience annouces that it is combining with R&D Systems, who specialise in biotechnology-based tools for cell biology research

2010 Articles

Pfizer Research Compounds

Pfizer Research Compounds

15th March 2010

Tocris Bioscience announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Pfizer which will result in a wide range of Pfizer compounds being made available to the global research community

Novel Light-Sensitive Caged Compounds

Novel Light-Sensitive Caged Compounds

1st March 2010

Tocris Bioscience and Columbia University have expanded their licence agreement to include two additional novel caged compounds, RuBi-Glutamate and RuBi-4AP.

2009 Articles

Tocris Bioscience Prize 2009

21st August 2009

Tocris Bioscience awards prize for pharmacology research to Chris Williams and Shaista Nisar, both PhD students at the University of Bristol

Tocris Launches New and Improved Website

16th June 2009

Tocris launches new and improved website featuring user-friendly site navigation and an easier ordering process

Novel Light-Sensitive Caged GABA Compound

27th April 2009

Tocris Bioscience today announced that they have entered into a licence agreement with Columbia University Science & Technology Ventures (STV) for RuBi-GABA, a novel caged-GABA compound with significant applications for basic science research.

New 2009-2010 Life Science Catalog

31st March 2009

Tocris Bioscience launches their 2009-2010 Life Science Catalog

Anastrozole & Bicalutamide Exclusive Deal

26th February 2009

Tocris Bioscience announced today the signing of an exclusive deal with AstraZeneca to supply Anastrozole & Bicalutamide to preclinical researchers

Tocris Bioscience Launch Tocrifluor T1117

25th February 2009

Tocris Bioscience is pleased to announce the launch of Tocrifluor T1117, the first commercially available fluorescent cannabinoid ligand

2008 Articles

Novel Range of Conotoxins for Neurological Research

27th November 2008

Tocris launch a new range of conotoxins for use in pre-clinical research

Tocris Sponsers University Football Team

17th October 2008

Tocris Bioscience has signed a deal to become the official sponsor of The University of Bristol Physiology and Pharmacology football team

GeneCards Links to Tocris Research Reagents

22nd September 2008

GeneCards, the world leading online database of genes, directly links to relevant and cutting edge research reagents from Tocris Bioscience

Gefitinib Exclusive Deal

9th August 2008

Tocris Bioscience announced today the signing of an exclusive deal with AstraZeneca to supply Gefitinib (Iressa, ZD1839) to pre-clinical researchers

Tocris Launches Target Detective

8th August 2008

Tocris Bioscience announced today the official launch of Target Detective, a new search facility that connects biological targets to research molecules

Tocris Bioscience Prize 2008

4th August 2008

Tocris Bioscience (Bristol, UK) announced today that the Tocris Bioscience Prize for Pharmacological Research had been won by Sam Goodchild

2007 Articles

Tocris Bioscience Launches New Unique & Affordable Screening Library

13th December 2007

Tocris Bioscience announced today that it had added a new library to their existing screening range

Tocris Launch One-Stop Custom Service

7th September 2007

Tocris Bioscience announced today that it had launched a custom synthesis and product sourcing service for the pharmaceutical and chemical industries

Tocris Bioscience Prize 2007

17th July 2007

Tocris Bioscience (Bristol, UK) announced today that the Tocris Bioscience Prize for Pharmacological Research had been won by Kellie Hall

Tocris Bioscience Completes MBO

17th March 2007

Prominent life science company Tocris Bioscience (Bristol, UK) has today announced the successful completion of a $40 million management buy out deal

2006 Articles

Ryanodine Re-available to Researchers

30th March 2006

Tocris Bioscience announced today that they are making a sustainable supply of Ryanodine re-available to researchers

The Life Science Industry Awards

17th March 2006

Tocris Bioscience announced today that they have received nominations in five categories of the prestigious Life Science Industry Awards

2005 Articles

New UK Laboratory

31st October 2005

Tocris Bioscience (Bristol, UK) announced the opening of new laboratories at the IO Centre, Bristol.

Tocris Bioscience Launches New Web Site

1st September 2005

Tocris Bioscience, industry leader in the development of products for Life Science research, announced the launch of a new version of www.tocris.com

Sale of Radiochemicals Business

11th July 2005

Tocris Bioscience (Bristol, UK) announced today that it has completed the sale of its radiochemistry business to American Radiolabeled Chemicals (ARC)