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Life Science Research


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Life Science Research
at Merck Millipore
Our Life Science portfolio delivers products and services for life science research in academic and pharmaceutical environments. Our focus on genomic, proteomic and cellular analysis is supported by sample preparation, research reagents, intuitive detection platforms, and services to help customers better understand biological function and disease.

Discover our broad portfolio of Life Science platforms, Antibodies, immunoassays, Multiplexing Assays, Sterile Filtration & Cell Culture Consumables.
  • Learn more about Cell Analysis

    Access to all facets of cellular analysis from automated cell counts to phenotypic and multiparametric flow cytometry with imaging.
    Learn more about Cell Culture & Systems

    Good cell culture practices start with proven products like Stericup® and Millex® filters as well as innovative platforms. Grow, prepare and analyze.


    Learn more about Protein Sample Preparation

    Get unmatched flexibility for protein extraction, purification & concentration using Amicon® Ultra filters & PureProteome® magnetic beads.
    Learn more about Protein Detection & Quantitation

    Learn about our protein detection platforms, including our Direct Detect™ spectrometer, optimized Western blotting reagents and instruments and multiplex instruments for Luminex® xMAP® bead-based detection


    Learn more about Antibodies & Assays

    Trust in one of the most highly published & validated portfolios of antibodies based on the combined expertise of Upstate® & Chemicon®
    Learn more about Inhibitors & Biochemicals

    Understand pathways and mechanisms of action using well characterized Calbiochem small molecules, libraries and essential biochemicals.


    Learn more about Genomic Analysis

    Make genomic analysis faster with the SmartFlare™ RNA detection technology or recombinant tools such as KOD DNA Polymerase or Genejuice transfection reagents.
    Learn more about Drug Discovery & Development

    Depend on innovative service solutions and move your projects confidently from library to candidate to deliver results that are core to your success.


News Releases

16 Dec 2015
Merck Honored by R&D Magazine for Innovation

Merck today announced it has received two prestigious R&D Magazine 100 awards – one for its lab water purification systems, and the other for a technology that allows researchers to investigate scientific questions they previously couldn’t address.

20151216 Water Purification,Small Molecule Pharmaceuticals,Life Science Research,Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing
09 Nov 2015
Merck Launches Novel Cancer Stem Cell Identification Kit, Exclusively Licensed from Johns Hopkins University

Merck today introduced the new AldeRed™ ALDH Detection Kit for identifying and isolating cancer stem cells.

20151109 Life Science Research
21 May 2015
Merck Millipore Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Exclusive Rights to Singulex’s Ultra-Sensitive Single Molecule Counting (SMC™) Technology

Merck Millipore and Singulex, the developer and leading provider of Single Molecule Counting (SMCTM) technology for clinical diagnostics and scientific discovery, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Merck Millipore will control and manage the Singulex Life Science Research business.

20150521 Life Science Research
06 May 2015
Study Finds Merck Millipore’s Strat-M® Synthetic Membrane Comparable to Human and Animal Skin for Permeation Studies

Merck Millipore announced publication of a study showing that its Strat-M® synthetic membrane predicts skin permeation of chemical compounds during in vitro transdermal diffusion studies as effectively as human or animal skin.

20150506 Life Science Research
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May 25
25/05/16 - 28/05/16
ISCT 2016 Annual Meeting
SUNTEC Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
Singapore, Singapore
Small Molecule Pharmaceuticals,Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Asia Pacific 20160525
May 18
18/05/16 - 20/05/16
Norwegian Flow Cytometry Association's VIII National Conference
Solt Rand Hotel Bergen
Bergen, Norway
Europe 20160518
May 10
10/05/16 - 13/05/16
43rd Annual Meeting of the Scandinavian Society of Immunology
Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel
Turku, Finland
Europe 20160510
May 13
13/05/16 - 17/05/16
Immunology 2016 / AAI Annual Meeting
Washington State Convention Center
Seattle, WA, USA
Life Science Research North America 20160513