Founded in 2005, IST Innuscreen GmbH specializes in the field of nucleic acid isolation and purification, molecular diagnostics including molecular biology reagents. The company offers a broad product portfolio of kits, assays and reagents - including kits and assays for PCR and qPCR/real-time PCR.

The business areas are based on several unique technology platforms for the isolation and purification of nucleic acids, extraction of high molecular weight DNA for NGS applications, and enrichment of biomolecules such as cell-free nucleic acids, viruses, phages or subcellular particles. These platforms are protected by 38 patents and patent applications.

IST Innuscreen products are the lifeline for any lab involved with low and high-volume nucleic acid extraction or detection and which wants to evolve through efficiency and testing accuracy

IST Innuscreen Berlin

Located in Berlin, the company is certified for ISO EN13485. Formerly known as AJ Innuscreen, the company was acquired by Innovative Sensor Technology IST AG in 2020 and renamed IST Innuscreen GmbH.

IST AG is a company of the Endress+Hauser Group, headquartered in Reinach, Switzerland. Endress+Hauser is among the global leaders in measuring instruments, services and solutions for industrial process engineering.

I never dreamed that in my lifetime my own genome would be sequenced.

James D. Watson - Co-winner of Nobel Prize for deciphering the genetic code

Various methods of Nucleic Acid Extraction


The product portfolio comprises a wide choice of patented extraction chemistry: spin filter-based as well as magnetic particle-based isolation of DNA and/or RNA.

Other innovative approaches meet more specific needs you have, like SmartExtraction for super-easy automation, Polymer Mediated Enrichment for the efficient recovery of free-circulating DNA, and many more enabling technologies.

The main benefits of our products include:

  • Easy isolation of DNA/RNA from all samples
  • High yields from different starting materials
  • Highest sensitivity and reproducibility
  • Time-saving procedures
  • Convenient handling
  • Minimized use of hazardous chemicals for risk-free working procedures
  • Successful downstream application

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