Athena's Company Profile

Athena Enzyme Systems™ is a division of Athena Environmental Sciences, Inc.. Our group provides products and services aimed at helping researchers and manufacturers improve the production and recovery of recombinant proteins. The Athena Enzyme Systems™ group manufactures and sells products which include: a proprietary line of bacteriological media specifically designed to increase the expression of recombinant proteins; a line of serum-free medium for the culture of human cell lines along with accessory products for cell culture; the PDQ Protease Assay™ , a broad-spectrum, one step protease assay; specialty enzymes such as the AFM reference protein I27O™ as well as bacterial esterases and other proteins; and a line of reagents for the refolding of denatured proteins. All of our products are made with attention to quality, reliability, and usability.

Athena Enzyme Systems™ also provides life-cycle contract research and manufacturing services to industry, government, and academic clients for the production and purification of recombinant and native proteins. Our development and production teams can produce and purify from milligram to gram quantities of protein. The scope of available services encompasses gene cloning, strain construction, expression optimization, development of purification schemes, and production of the product. Each project is customized to meet the needs of the customer. The company’s state-of-the-art laboratory and production facilities are fully equipped for molecular biology, microbiological, immunochemical, and protein biochemistry projects. Athena’s staff brings expertise in molecular biology, protein biochemistry, microbiology, enzymology, immunochemistry, toxicology, analytical chemistry, materials chemistry, and biotech manufacturing.

Our parent company, Athena Environmental Sciences, Inc., is a diversified biotechnology company founded in 1994 and located in Baltimore, MD. AthenaES™ specializes in the development and commercialization of advanced biotechnology-based products and provides life cycle contract R&D and manufacturing services for development of innovative ideas from conceptualization to production of product. The company manufactures several different environmentally responsible products under the Athena Environmental Sciences label as well as under private labels for other companies.

Our group’s motto, “simple solutions for complex proteins” embodies our philosophy of providing you with reliable solutions to your protein production needs. We strive to make our products of the highest quality and back their performance with real-world applications testing. Many of our products have been in use by basic scientists and in commercial operations for over 10 years. As part of our commitment to bring the biotechnology community useful tools, if we do not carry a product you need, please let us know and we’ll do everything in our power to make it.