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BD Biosciences / San Jose 

2350 Qume Drive

San Jose  California  95131-1807  U.S.A.
Phone: 408-432-9475 Fax:

BD Biosciences is a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company; NYSE: BDX) and is built on the BD 100+-year foundation of quality, reliability, and commitment to customers and business partners around the world. As one of the world's largest businesses serving the life sciences, BD Biosciences provides a comprehensive portfolio of reagents, systems, and technical expertise, offering solutions to life scientists and accelerating the pace of biomedical discovery and diagnosis. Throughout the world, clinicians and researchers use BD Biosciences tools to study genes, proteins, and cells to better understand disease, improve diagnosis and disease management, and facilitate the discovery and development of novel therapeutics.

BD Biosciences is comprised of four units, Clontech, Discovery Labware, Immunocytometry
Systems, and Pharmingen, and provides integrated, high-value products and services for a variety of applications in the life sciences, including genomics, proteomics, drug discovery and development, leukemia, lymphoma, HIV/AIDS, and immune function. Its customers include academic and government institutions, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, and hospitals, reference laboratories, and blood banks. BD Biosciences operates globally, with regional offices in Asia-Pacific, Canada, Europe, Japan, Latin America, and the United States.

BD Biosciences Clontech
With a focus on the study of gene and protein function, BD Biosciences Clontech provides research reagents and assay kits with applications for genomics, functional genomics, proteomics, and drug discovery. Major product brands include BD Atlas™, BD Living Colors™, BD Creator™, BD Clontech™, and BD Matchmaker™.

BD Biosciences Discovery Labware
With leading expertise in fluid handling, cell and tissue culture, and cell screening, BD Biosciences Discovery Labware provides products and services with applications for drug discovery, ADME/Tox, high throughput screening, angiogenesis, and tumor invasion. Major product brands include BD Falcon™, BD BioCoat™, BD Matrigel™, and BD Gentest™.

BD Biosciences Immunocytometry Systems
As a leader in immunology and cell analysis, BD Biosciences Immunocytometry Systems provides flow cytometry solutions for research and clinical use with applications for immune function, vaccine research, infectious disease, and oncology. Major product brands include BD FACS™, BD FACSCalibur™, BD FACSVantage™ SE, BD FACSAria™, BD FACSArray™BD Trucount™, and BD Oncomark™.

BD Biosciences Pharmingen
With a leading position in research immunology, BD Biosciences Pharmingen provides biomedical research reagents and kits with applications for cell biology, immunology, molecular biology, oncology, proteomics, and signal transduction. Major product brands include BD PowerBlot™, BD Pharmingen™, BD IMag™, and BD Transduction Laboratories™. In addition, BD Biosciences Pharmingen offers BD™ ELISPOT reagents and BD™ cytometric bead arrays.

Last Updated: 06-04-04

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Ownership: Public

Web Site: BD Biosciences / San Jose
Symbol: BDX


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