Chemicals, Peptides and Biochemicals

Biosynth provides an exceptional range of chemicals, peptides and biochemicals, offering scientists and researchers worldwide unparalleled convenience, choice, and dependability.

Chemicals & Biochemicals for R&D

Biosynth’s vast array of R&D products, includes carbohydrates, nucleosides, enzyme substrates, and natural products. The company’s catalog of research products also includes ligands, peptides, phospholipids, antimicrobials, and buffers for life sciences research, as well as intermediates, building blocks, impurities, and coupling reagents, supporting organic chemistry projects.


Biosynth provides an extensive selection of high-quality carbohydrates designed to support scientists conducting research in the fields of life sciences and chemistry. The range of carbohydrates includes monosaccharide building blocks, functionalised sugars (including fluoro, azido, amino, and lactone derivatives), glucuronides, oligosaccharide reference compounds (both natural and synthetic), polysaccharides, and sugar-based detergents. Biosynth also provides all the necessary tools for glycobiology, chemo-enzymatic glycosylation, glycan assembly, and protein glycosylation modification.

Biosynth’s carbohydrates are of high quality and well-characterized, making them suitable for use in a wide range of research applications.


Biosynth offers a broad selection of monosaccharides for R&D, including D-glucose, D-mannose, D-galactose, D-xylose, and D-fructose compounds. Monosaccharides can be used in a variety of applications such as glycan synthesis, glycosylation modification, and carbohydrate-based drug development.


Biosynth’s range of high-quality polysaccharides, includes agarose, dextran, and pullulan, which can be used in a broad array of applications such as chromatography, drug delivery, and tissue engineering. Biosynth also offers customized polysaccharides for specific research needs.


Biosynth’s range of oligosaccharides includes natural and synthetic compounds, which can be used in a multitude of R&D applications such as vaccine development, glycan analysis, and carbohydrate-based drug discovery.


Biosynth’s range of highly pure sugar-based detergents, includes digitonin, dodecyl maltoside, and octyl glucoside, which can be used in a range of R&D applications including membrane protein isolation and characterization.


Biosynth provides an extensive array of nucleosides, nucleotides, and nucleic acid derivatives, encompassing ribonucleosides, 2′-deoxynucleosides, dideoxynucleosides, and modified derivatives. The company’s modifications involve the sugar and/or base, incorporating fluorination, methylation, amino, and aza products. Additionally, Biosynth offers nucleosides and nucleotides specifically designed for click modification, a highly valuable tool in biochemical research.

Enzyme substrates

Biosynth is a leading provider of enzyme substrates for the life sciences field. The company’s diverse selection of enzyme substrates finds applications in culture media, diagnostics, food and environmental testing. The portfolio includes chromogenic and fluorogenic substrates, as well as products for diagnostic staining, probing, and bioluminescent substrates. Additionally, Biosynth offers enzyme substrates of exceptional biochemical purity for lysosomal storage disorders.


Bioluminescence is a naturally occurring phenomenon where light is emitted due to an enzymatic reaction. It is found in around 30 different bioluminescent systems in nature, including fireflies, marine organisms, and microorganisms on land. Biosynth offers a range of Luciferins & Proluciferins and other bioluminescence substrates.


Chemiluminescence is a phenomenon where light is emitted as a result of a non-enzymatic, chemical reaction. Examples of chemicals that exhibit chemiluminescent properties include peroxyoxalates, acridinium salts, luminol, and dioxetanes. Biosynth provides a range of AquaSpark® Substrates & Probes and other substrates.

Chromogenic Substrates

Chromogenic substrates are commonly added to solid bacteriological culture media for differentiating microorganisms based on specific marker enzymes. Biosynth’s substrate range includes Aldol® Substrates, BCM® Chromogenic Microbial Media, Lapis Substrates , Magenta Substrates, Salmon Substrates, X-Substrates, Y-Substrates and pNP Substrates.

Fluorogenic Substrates

Fluorogenic enzyme substrates consist of an enzyme-labile moiety and a fluorogenic moiety. Biosynth offers a broad range of AMC Substrates, CU Substrates, Fluorescein Substrates, MU Substrates, Resorufin Substrates, Rhodamine Substrates, TFMU Substrates and other Fluorogenic Substrates.

R&D Products Life Sciences: buffers, dyes, stains, and reagents

Biosynth offers key products catering to the life sciences community. This extensive range includes buffers, dyes, stains, and reagents that are vital for life science research, as well as biologically active molecules. The company has a diverse collection of small molecule ligands that interact with proteins or nucleic acids at the molecular level, along with phospholipids for membrane experiments or formulation purposes.


Biosynth offers a broad collection of small molecule ligands including Acetylcholine, Adenosine, Adrenergic, Histamine, Peptide, Prostanoid, Opioid, Dopamine, Nuclear, Purinergic, Serotonin, and Chemokine Receptors, DNA Cross Linkers, Enzyme Modulators, Ion Channels, Protein Interactions, Transporters, and many others.


Biosynth’s wide range of high-quality buffers includes Biological Buffers, such as Phosphate, Tris, and HEPES buffers. Biosynth also offers Chaotropic agents, such as Guanidine and Urea, Chelating agents, Protease Inhibitors, including Aprotinin, Benzamidine, Leupeptin and many others.

In addition, Biosynth’s offerings encompass a wide selection of peptides, proteins, and antibodies for research, as well as numerous products for proteomics research.

Featured Biosynth Chemicals, Peptides and Biochemicals