" Where customer care comes naturally "

Welcome to Thistle Scientific. The UK’s specialist life science laboratory supplier focusing on Live Cell Imaging. If you know what you’re looking for, follow the links below to browse our product range. Otherwise, you can contact us by clicking the contact links throughout our site, or call us, on +44 (0) 1698 338844
We provide a wide range of microscopy products, from imaging dishes to complete high-throughput microscopes.
Our Molecular & Cell Biology range covers everything required for molecular cloning, PCR and other experimental techniques.
With several exclusive brands, our general laboratory range has everything you need to keep a laboratory running efficiently.

About Thistle Scientific Ltd


The staff at Thistle Scientific Ltd., are determined to offer and maintain the highest of standards in terms of customer care. Our philosophy is therefore straightforward:

“Reliable products give trouble free use. Satisfied customers normally maintain a long term purchasing relationship and this, in turn, ensures we know how to respond to requests at all times. We believe our customers are our most valuable assets”

In other words, we feel the track record of the people and the products at Thistle will stand up to the challenges that lie ahead. We invite you to test our commitment at all times.

Remember when you’re happy, we’re delighted!

We would like to thank you for taking time to consider us for your valued business. Please don’t hesitate to call us if we can be of assistance.We now have a network of seven sales representatives throughout the UK who are capable of providing full technical support on all the products listed. Call 01698 338844 should you require a visit from one of our team

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Hosted Catalogues

Our products can be purchased through a variety of internal hosted catalogues depending on your institution. If you can’t find us on the system you use, simply contact us and we can work with your IT/Finance department to set up a catalogue.

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Web Scientific has now joined our sister site Thistle Scientific!

We’re the same great team with the same commitment to quality, but now you can browse a larger range with much greater ease and selling points to say why this is a benefit to you.