About us

Hunter Biotechnology Co. Ltd.(Hunter) was founded in March 2010, is the first zebrafish technology service company in Asia, as a leader in the development and application of zebrafish technology.  The company was awarded the title of National High-tech Enterprise in 2013. More than 60 zebrafish models are used in the screening of active ingredients, evaluation of drug efficacy and safety, evaluation of functional foods. The company got the international certification from AAALAC in 2012, and passed the second review in 2018.

The technology team of Hunter is composed of zebrafish experts, toxicologists, pharmacologists, biochemists, biologists, geneticists and developmental biologists, molecular biologists, high-throughput screening of GLP experts.

The existing facilities of the company are all designed according to the standards of Europe and America. 12 different strains of zebrafish were introduced and constructed in the breeding center, which contained nearly 20 thousand adult zebrafish. More than 100 thousand zebrafish embryos were produced every week  for experimental research.

The company developed the first domestic aquaculture enterprise standard.  And more than 110 standards of operation (SOP) of zebrafish breeding, pharmacodynamics, toxicology and pharmacology safety were developed.  More than 40 articles were Included by SCI ( best IF=12).  1 English monograph was published by Hunter.

Since its establishment, more than 1000 projects were  completed by Hunter including drug screening, pharmacodynamics and safety evaluation. Total number of  the samples are more than 5000. Hunter maintain long-term cooperation with Chinese and foreign pharmaceutical companies, research institutions and universities.

Clients of Hunter now include GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Senofi (Sanofi), Tasly, Kanion pharmaceutical, ChiaTai Qingchunbao, Qizheng Tibetan medicine, medicine, Huadong medicine, Stockhausen East sunshine, pharmaceutical, Hisun, Conba, Minsheng pharmaceutical, Yangshengtang, perfect, new, unlimited, Research Institute, food and drug identification China Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai China drugs, China Military Medical Science Academy of the PLA, China Academy of Sciences Kunming Institute of Botany, Zhejiang new drug safety evaluation center, Zhejiang University School of medicine, Zhejiang Academy of Medical Sciences etc.