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Updated: Oct 2 2012

Epicentre Biotechnologies

  • Epicentre Biotechnologies
  • 726 Post Road
  • Madison, WI, 53713
  • UNITED STATES

Epicentre® Biotechnologies, founded in 1987, uses its expertise in enzyme manufacturing to produce kits for life science research. Products are available for DNA and RNA sequencing, gene expression analysis, DNA and RNA purification, PCR and RT-PCR, cloning, in vitro transcription, and microbial genomics.

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