Tocris Announces Collaboration with Chemical Probes Portal

Company listed as trusted vendor on website

Tocris Bioscience, part of the Biotechnology division of Bio-Techne, has announced a collaboration with the Chemical Probes Portal to help scientists find and purchase the best small molecule reagents for their research. The Chemical Probes Portal is a freely available, web-based resource that provides recommendations about which probes are best for a particular purpose. These recommendations are made by a panel of independent experts who make up the Scientific Advisory Board of the portal.

In order to facilitate access to the high quality reagents that scientists need, Tocris is now listed on as a trusted vendor, with links to the relevant pages of our website to streamline the purchasing process. Director of Business Development and Communications at the Chemical Probes Portal, Amy Donner said, "At the Chemical Probes Portal we recognize that scientists require reliable probes to generate reliable results. Our panel of independent experts provide recommendations that can assist researchers in selecting the most appropriate reagents for their research, and by partnering with companies like Tocris we can help scientists to source these compounds." Dave Peters, Managing Director, Tocris Bioscience, added, "The website has been specifically developed to assist scientists engaged in biomedical research and drug discovery, and we are very proud to be associated with this innovative and highly valuable resource."

About Tocris Bioscience

Bristol-based Tocris Bioscience is part of the Biotechnology division of Bio-Techne. Our goal is to provide the global life science research community with the most innovative and high performing products to enable ground breaking discoveries. From its origins as a supplier of neuroscience research products, Tocris Bioscience has expanded to now offer innovative chemical tools for research in fields such as cancer, epigenetics and stem cells.

Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ: TECH) is a global life sciences company providing innovative tools and bioactive reagents for the research and clinical diagnostic communities. Bio-Techne products assist scientific investigations into biological processes and the nature and progress of specific diseases. Bio-Techne has approximately 1,650 employees worldwide and generated approximately $499 million in net sales in fiscal 2016. For more information on Bio-Techne and its brands, please visit