IBA GmbH is dedicated to providing high quality product and service solutions for life science research in industry and academia.

Their comprehensive portfolio ranges from nucleic acid custom services to products and services for cloning, transfection, recombinant protein production and cell isolation.

This combination of products and services allows IBA’s clients to choose either IBA's proprietary products or alternatively custom services which are based on the same technologies, to drive their research.

Product Categories 

FABian® – Automated cell selection

Streptamer® – Manual cell selection

Strep-Tactin®XT & Twin-Strep-tag®

Strep-Tactin® & Strep-tag®

Streptavidin & Biotin/Avidin


StarGate Expression Vectors

Magnet Assisted Transfection

Predefined DNA/RNA

Custom oligos


IBA’s nucleic acid unit provides individual and flexible custom services of nucleic acid specialties, including dsRNA as well as modified and fluorescently labeled oligos.
The Strep-tag®/Strep-Tactin® system is ideally suited for purification of highly pure and bioactive protein. It is one of the most widely used affinity chromatography systems in protein purification, detection and immobilization, and offers many advantages. For cloning and transfection IBA offers the “StarGate” cloning system and MATra, an efficient magnet assisted transfection technology using MagTag®.
MHC I Streptamers are available for isolation and staining of functional T cells. The complete detachability of the reagents leaves the cells indistinguishable from untreated cells. New Fab Streptamers allow the selection of eukaryotic cells which are characterized by specific surface markers. The complete reversibility of the reagents yields uncompromised, authentic cells for research, diagnostics and clinical use.

Product Literature

Automated Cell Selection

Detection and Selection of Antigen-specific CD8+ T Cells

Fab Streptamer Portfolio

Label-Free Regulatory T cells



Product Ranges

IBA ProteinTAGnologies: Protein Expression and Purification


IBA Protein TAGnologies: Purification via tags/products

Strep-tag®, 6xHistidine-tag or double-tag products for purification, detection and assays of recombinant proteins.

The Strep-tag/Strep-Tactin system is one of the most widely used affinity chromatography systems in protein purification and detection and offers many advantages:

For the use of this system IBA offers a large range of high quality products, such as various Starter Kits for newcomers.

Twin-Strep-tag® for Protein Complex Purification and Protein:Protein Interaction Analysis

Based on its proprietary Strep-tag® technology IBA developed the Twin-Strep-tag® (tandem Strep-tag®) for a mild and rapid purification of intact protein complexes on immobilized Strep-Tactin®.
The Twin-Strep-tag® combines high specificity and mild conditions with higher affinity thereby enabling efficient purification directly from culture supernatants. Furthermore, it tolerates elevated detergent concentrations to reduce background.


IBA Gene TAGnologies

Magnetic Assisted Transfection (MATra)

Magnet Assisted Transfection is an easy-to-handle and highly efficient method to transfect cells in culture.  Using this technique nucleic acids, such as plasmid DNA, oligonucleotides or siRNA, are in a first step associated with magnetic particles. Exploiting magnetic force the full nucleic acid dose is then rapidly drawn towards and delivered into the target cells leading to efficient transfection.


Cloning/gene expression

Classic cloning and expression vectors

Nucleic acid specialties

IBA’s nucleic acid division specialises in RNA oligonucleotide synthesis (including RNAi), labelled oligonucleotides (e.g. for real-time PCR) and triphosphates. – Single stranded RNA-oligonucleotides, phosphorothioate (PTO-) protected – Tools for enzymatic DNA and RNA modifications.


IBA Cell TAGnologies

Streptamer® – fluorescent cell staining and magnetic cell isolation





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