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beta-glucosyl Yariv reagent

For detection and quantitation of Arabinogalactan-Proteins.

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Aniline blue fluorochrome

Used in place of decolourized aniline blue to detect callose deposits in plants.

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(1→3)-β-glucan-directed monoclonal antibody

Recognizes linear (1→3)-β-oligosaccharide segments in (1→3)- β-glucans.

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Welcome to Biosupplies

Biosupplies is an Australian company managed by plant scientists specialising in providing reagents for detection, characterisation, and quantification of polysaccharides and proteoglycans from plant cell surfaces and secretions.

The product range includes:

  • polysaccharides
    (eg. β-xylan)
  • monoclonal antibodies for:
    (1→3)- and (1→3;1→4)-β-glucans
  • synthetic dyes/fluorochromes:
    Yariv reagents to detect AGPs,
    fluorochrome to detect (1→3)-β-glucans


What We Do

Biosupplies Australia Pty Ltd was founded in 1992 by scientists with particular interests in plant biology. The mission of Biosupplies is to make available tested reagents and enzymes for detection, characterisation, quantification of polysaccharides and proteoglycans in plant cell structures and secretions and to develop others where needs are identified.

Biosupplies serves plant biologists internationally and its histochemical reagents and antibodies have been in demand for application in studies both light and electron microscopy. Biosupplies is pleased to assist with queries on the use of our products.

Your orders can be placed electronically and will be despatched expeditiously.

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Our Details

Biosupplies Australia Pty. Ltd.
ABN: 62 006 209 034

PO Box 187, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3083, Australia

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