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AnaSpec Inc.
Industry Biotechnology
Founded 1993
Headquarters Fremont, California
Key people
Olivier Steiner, PhD - General Manager (North America), Anita Hong, PhD - General Manager (AnaSpec); Frank Hong, PhD - General Manager (AnaSpec)
Products custom and catalog peptides, antibodies, dyes, labeling kits, assay kits, amino acids, synthesis reagents, and accessories

AnaSpec Inc. is a biotechnology company headquartered in Fremont, California. Located in the Silicon Valley, it is a provider of custom and catalog research peptides[1], antibodies, dyes, assay kits, synthesis reagents, oligonucleotides, and PCR kits. AnaSpec focuses on multiple technologies: peptides, detection reagents (including dyes and antibodies), combinatorial chemistry, oligonucleotides, and PCR.


AnaSpec acquired HiLyte Biosciences, a manufacturer of fluorescent dyes, in 2003.

In 2009 AnaSpec launched its new facilities in Fremont, CA.

In October 2009 Eurogentec acquired AnaSpec.

Patented Products[edit]

  • HiLyte Fluor Dyes
  • HiLytePlus Dyes
  • Qxl quenchers

Trademark Products[edit]

  • GO Peptides
  • SensoLyte Assay Kits
  • Z-Fish Antibodies
  • ClearPoint Peptide Synthesis
  • AnaTag Labeling Kits


  1. ^ Dove, Alan (2002-09-16). "The Fine Art of Peptide Synthesis". The Scientist.  access to article requires paid subscription
  2. ^ Rakhmanova, Vera (2007-10-15). "New Substrates for FRET-Based Assays". Genetic Engineering News. 
  3. ^ Gitig, Diana (2008-07-01). "Trends in Synthesis and Manufacturing". Genetic Engineering News. 
  4. ^ "Eurogentec Announces Agreement to Acquire AnaSpec, Inc.". 2009-10-26. 

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