Lucigen Corporation

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Company Profile

Founded in 1998, Lucigen Corporation focuses on developing new, more effective products and technologies for gene cloning, genomics, and protein expression. The company's patented CloneSmart® technology dramatically improves DNA cloning reliability and efficiency, allowing successful cloning of genes that have been impossible to clone with standard methods. The revolutionary BigEasy® Linear Cloning Kits were developed to clone the “unclonable.”

Lucigen’s exclusive Random Shear BAC Library Cloning Services provide complete, unbiased, gap-free genomic libraries, and are being used by genome researchers around the world. The company recently developed proprietary methods that achieve the ultimate goal in cloning: the ability to clone genes and the entire genome directly from a few isolated cells. This quantum-leap capability, called the NanoClone® technology, represents a billion-fold improvement in cloning efficiency as compared to standard methods.

Lucigen has introduced an initial group of novel enzymes —the first-ever thermostable, bacteriophage DNA polymerase, PyroPhage® 3173 DNA Polymerase, that promises more accurate and efficient DNA amplification (research, diagnostics, and drug discovery markets); and thermostable carbohydrases for greater yields in producing bioethanol for fuels, as well as for greater efficiency in many other industrial processes (textiles, food production, etc.)
Business Sectors
Pharmaceuticals   Human Diagnostics
Med or Lab Devices   Lab Reagents or Services
Drug Manufacturing   Food & Agribusiness  
CRO   Bioinformatics or Software  
    Other  
Company History
In 2006, Lucigen created a company called C5-6 Technologies. Led by President John Biondi, CEO David Mead, and CSO Phil Brumm, the company is putting in efforts to develop enzymes for biofuels.
Lucigen Corporation
Address 2905 Parmenter Street
[Map] Middleton
WI
53562
Phone 608-831-9011
Fax 608-831-9012
Website Link
Head David Mead, PhD
Company Statistics
Global Headcount 55
Local Headcount 55
Year Founded 1998
Ownership Private
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Divisional Level
Senior Level
Global Headcount
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Reference Documents
News/Profiles
2013 - Lucigen Advances Diagnostics Business [View]
2012 - Lucigen Gets Grant for First Diagnostic Test [View]
2003 - Lucigen Profiled [View]