New at UTEX
October 23, 2019
October 25th | Teaching Kit: NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars | H. pluvialis (Space-flo...

UTEX 2505 Haematococcus pluvialis hitched a ride on the SpaceX Dragon Cargo Spacecraft thanks to Lyndsay Baker, a graduate of Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) in Iowa, to test how the strain would react in a microgravity environment. This alga, when stressed, creates an antioxidant with ...

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UTEX News
October 23, 2019
Fall 2019 | Updates to the UTEX Photobioreactors

The UTEX Photobioreactors have been refreshed with an upgraded design. We've swapped some of the plastic components of the original photobioreactor with metal ones, making the updated unit longer lasting and reusable!

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UTEX News
October 23, 2019
Fall 2019 | Shipping Updates

UTEX is moving away from our current catch-all-shipping price system that is based on shipping regions or zones, and to a new real-time carrier calculated shipping system. 

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UTEX News
October 18, 2019
Scheduled Website Maintenance: October 24, 2019 | utex.org v2.0

The UTEX website will be down for planned maintenance and updates on Thursday, October 24th. The website will be unavailable during this time, but the UTEX Help Desk System and FAQs will still be available and accessible to answer any questions you might have. We apologize for any inconveniences ...

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UTEX News
October 18, 2019
Fall 2019 | Upcoming US Academic & Government discount changes

We wanted to give all of our U.S. Non-Profit Academic & Government customers a heads up about an upcoming change to the discount system. Reviewing this information, creating a UTEX Customer Account, and/or submitting your discount request early will help provide a smoother transition when it ...

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UTEX Closure
August 26, 2019
Upcoming UTEX Holiday Closure: U.S. Labor Day - September 2, 2019

UTEX will be closed on Monday, September 2nd, in observance of the US Holiday, Labor Day. Orders that would normally ship out on Monday will be sent out on Tuesday, September 3rd. Algae Express orders that are placed on Friday, August 30th, thru Monday, September 2nd, will not be processed and sh...

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Algae News
August 01, 2019
Algal Resources Collection (ARC)

The Algal Resources Collection (ARC) specializes in the maintenance and mass culturing of harmful algal bloom (HAB) species and other sensitive, slow-growing microalgae. The ARC maintains and distributes nearly 350 microalgal strains making it a valuable resource for both the HAB and biotechnolog...

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UTEX Closure
June 24, 2019
Upcoming 2019 UTEX Holiday Closure: U.S. Independence Day

UTEX will be closed on Thursday, July 4th, in observance of the U.S. Holiday, Independence Day. Algae Express orders received after 12:00 PM (noon) CST on Wednesday, July 3rd, will not be processed and shipped until Monday, July 8th.

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New at UTEX
June 06, 2019
New at UTEX! DNA Barcoding Teaching Kit

The identification of microalgae has traditionally been performed by the use of light and electron microscopy in combination with growth kinetics, assessment of nutritional requirements, and metabolic product characterization.  These can be extremely effective tools in the hands of experienced ph...

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New at UTEX
June 03, 2019
2019 UTEX Algae Express. Refreshed.

Newly updated list of the Top 10 most requested strains at UTEX available with next day shipping!

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UTEX Closure
May 31, 2019
UTEX Algae Express Service: Unavailable May 31st-June 2nd, 2019

The UTEX Algae Express Service will be temporarily unavailable beginning Friday, May 31st, through Sunday, June 2nd.  Come back and check out the Algae Express Service on Monday, June 3rd, when it returns. We can't wait to share some refreshing news!

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UTEX Closure
May 20, 2019
Upcoming 2019 UTEX Holiday Closure: U.S. Memorial Day

UTEX will be closed on Monday, May 27th, in observance of the US Holiday, Memorial Day. Orders scheduled to ship during this week will be sent out on Tuesday, May 28th, and Algae Express orders placed on Monday, May 28th, will not be processed until Tuesday (28th).

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