Takara Bio USA


Takara Bio USA, Inc., (TBUSA; formerly Clontech Laboratories, Inc.) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Takara Bio Inc. that manufactures and distributes kits, reagents, and instruments for life sciences research, including SMARTer® cDNA synthesis and NGS kits; automation systems for high-throughput sample preparation and analysis; equipment and reagents for PCR and qPCR; tools for gene delivery and genome editing; Tet-based inducible gene expression systems; and a wide array of nucleic acid and protein purification solutions. Under the Cellartis® brand, TBUSA offers cutting-edge stem cell products and services for drug discovery, toxicity testing, and applications within regenerative medicine. Takara Bio Inc. is a leading provider of equipment and reagents for biotechnology research—with particular strengths in PCR applications, enzyme systems, and protein expression—and also conducts research and development activities involving gene- and cell-based therapies and agricultural biotechnology. Together with its subsidiaries, Takara Bio Inc. is committed to preventing disease and improving the quality of life for all people through the use of biotechnology.