WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

                                FORM 8-K

                              CURRENT REPORT

                  PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
                     SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

    Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 8, 2007

                            TECHNE CORPORATION
             (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

       Minnesota                     0-17272             41-1427402
(State or Other Jurisdiction       (Commission         I.R.S. Employer
of Incorporation)                  File Number)      Identification No.)

                614 Mckinley Place NE
                   Minneapolis, MN                       55413
       (Address of Principal Executive Offices)       (Zip Code)

     Registrant's telephone number, including area code:  (612) 379-8854

                              Not Applicable
      (Former Name or Former Address, if changed since Last Report)

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Item 5.03  Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws

On November 13, 2007, the Company's Restated Bylaws was approved to clarify
that the Company may issue shares of stock in both certificated and
uncertificated form.  The Company's ability to issue shares of its stock
in uncertificated form is necessary for the Company to become eligible to
participate in a direct registration program as required by rules adopted
by the Nasdaq Stock Market. The Company also updated certain other less
significant provisions to the Bylaws.

A copy of the Company's Restated Bylaws is attached hereto as Exhibit 3.1.

Item 8.01  Other Events

A copy of the press release issued by Techne Corporation on November 14, 2007,
announcing a share repurchase authorization is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

     (d) Exhibits

         3.1  Restated Bylaws of Techne Corporation

         99.1 Press Release dated November 14, 2007.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Dated: November 14, 2007              TECHNE CORPORATION
                                      By: /s/ Thomas E. Oland
                                      Name: Thomas E. Oland
                                      Title: President and Chief
                                        Executive Officer

                          EXHIBIT INDEX

    Exhibit No. Description
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    3.1  Restated Bylaws of Techne Corporation

    99.1 Press release of Techne Corporation dated November 14, 2007.