APS can offer one of the widest choice of animals for polyclonal antibody production in the UK. The most suitable host for antibody production will depend on the amount of antibody needed and the characteristics of the antibodies being made. Our animal library includes; Rabbits, Sheep, Goats, Chickens, Mice, Rats, Alpaca/Llama and Emu.
Phase 0 (3-4 weeks) Antigen design, antigen production and antigen conjugation.
Phase 1 (8-12 weeks) Immunisation, test bleeds, antibody titres and harvest bleed (Timescale is dependant on host).
Phase 2 (2 weeks) Antibody purification and characterisation.