Qkine appoints Thomas Scientific as new US Distribution Partner for its innovative growth factor and cytokine portfolio

Cambridge, UK, 26th October 2023
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Qkine, an industry-leading manufacturer of animal-free, highly pure recombinant proteins, is delighted to announce a sales distribution agreement with Thomas Scientific to enable fast and easy purchasing of Qkine growth factors and cytokines for stem cell scientists based in the United States.

Thomas Scientific serves as a solutions provider for complex scientific workflows across the United States and is known for their individualized customer service and comprehensive product portfolio. With access to the full Qkine portfolio, US-based stem cell scientists will be able to easily purchase animal-free growth factors and cytokines for many applications including iPSC maintenance and differentiation, organoid and 3D cultures, plus recombinant proteins for those working in emerging fields such as cellular agriculture, regenerative medicine and organ-on-a-chip.

Dr Catherine Elton, CEO of Qkine expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration, stating: “Thomas Scientific is a superb US distribution partner for Qkine. Their proven commitment to product quality and personalized customer service aligns with our focus on providing the best growth factors and cytokines to support advancements in stem cell and regenerative medicine research across the United States.”

Rebecca Lodge, Director of Life Sciences at Thomas Scientific, added: “We are pleased to collaborate with Qkine, an industry-leading manufacturer of bioactive proteins. This collaboration is a testament to our shared commitment to providing high-quality products and customer service to the scientific community.”

For more information about Qkine and its products, please visit www.qkine.com. To learn more about Thomas Scientific and its distribution services, please visit www.thomassci.com.

About Qkine:
Qkine manufactures high-purity, animal-free growth factors, cytokines, and other complex proteins for life science applications including stem cell and organoid culture. Based in Cambridge, UK, Qkine combines proprietary production processes with protein engineering technology to tackle fundamental biological, quality, and scale-up challenges to provide more reliable tools for research and bio-manufacturing.

Qkine is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company with an established global distribution network. Please visit qkine.com for more information, contact the Qkine team at proteins@qkine.com or follow us on LinkedIn for the latest company updates.

About Thomas Scientific:
Thomas Scientific is a scientific laboratory distribution company located on the east coast of the United States, offering a wide range of products to customers both domestically and internationally. With a strong focus on customer support, Thomas Scientific is committed to offering quality laboratory products while catering to the unique needs of the individual customer. The company’s dedication to providing innovative equipment and excellent service make them a trusted partner in the science industry.

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