TriLink Announces Distribution Agreement With tebu-bio SA

CleanAmp(TM) Product Line to Expand Life Science Research in Western Europe

Jan 11, 2010, 08:00 ET from TriLink BioTechnologies, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- TriLink BioTechnologies, Inc. (TriLink), a leading provider of custom nucleic acid-based compounds, announced it has signed a distribution agreement permitting tebu-bio SA (tebu) to sell its CleanAmp(TM) products. tebu-bio is a European based distributor that supplies over 750,000 reagents and lab services from manufacturers worldwide.

TriLink's CleanAmp(TM) Product Line is an innovative new approach to Hot Start PCR. TriLink has applied their expertise in modified nucleic acid chemistry to resolve common PCR problems, such as primer dimer formation and mis-priming. This advancement in Hot Start technology employs two widely ignored components of the PCR reagent mix: the primers and the dNTPs.

"We have a strong, long-standing relationship with tebu-bio. Our modified nucleoside triphosphates and custom oligonucleotides have been available through tebu-bio for almost a decade now. Both tebu-bio and TriLink feel CleanAmp(TM) complements tebu-bio's current offering well and we are excited to bring this unique Hot Start PCR solution to more researchers together," stated TriLink CEO, Richard Hogrefe.

"tebu-bio is both pleased and proud to bring TriLink's excellent products to researchers throughout Europe," commented Jean-Francois Tetu, Brand Manager at tebu-bio, "and we feel our strong partnership enables us to guarantee the high quality of service our customers enjoy."

About TriLink: TriLink BioTechnologies, Inc. manufactures custom oligonucleotides, modified nucleoside triphosphates and CleanAmp(TM) PCR products for the diagnostic and OEM markets. In addition, custom chemistry, contract research services and ISO/QSR compliant cGMP production facilities are offered. TriLink's solutions help advance drug discovery and biomedical research. Founded in 1996, TriLink is a privately held firm based in San Diego, California and employs approximately 75 scientists and other professionals. For more information about the firm and products, call 858-546-0004, email, or visit

About tebu: tebu-bio is an expert in the supply and distribution of Life Science research reagents throughout Europe; their laboratories also provide R&D contract services. The catalogue ( offers access to the most innovative range of over 750,000 products and services.

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