Leica Microsystems Biosystems Division

Balliol Business Park West, Benton Lane
Newcastle upon Tyne,
United Kingdom
Toll free: 0800 2982344

Phone: +44 191 215 4242
Fax: +44 191 215 1152


The Novocastra reagent range includes antibodies, probes, detection systems, ancillaries and PCR primer sets. These advanced products reflect over 20 years of development experience and provide superior results for immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization and PCR. Developed in-house by Novocastra scientists, and manufactured with quality assured processes, these products have earned a reputation for quality and innovation. Our highly qualified scientific team collaborate closely with key opinion leaders. This ensures our latest products focus on diagnostically useful target proteins and are effective on formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded human tissue. The range contains over 1,400 products and is continually expanding with new clinically-focused reagents.

The Biosystems Division of Leica Microsystems brings histopathology labs and researchers the highest-quality, most comprehensive product range. The broad range includes the ideal product for each histology step and high-productivity workflow solutions for the entire lab. From patient to pathologist, our complete histology systems feature innovative Paraplast® wax and Jet(tm) cassette consumables, advanced automation and superior NovocastraTM reagents. With this broad range, the Biosystems Division supports better patient care through rapid turnaround, diagnostic confidence and close customer collaboration.