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In addition, we have provided a list of web links where you can access additional information concerning antibody production, animal welfare regulations and policy.
Should you have a question not addressed here, please contact us.
Current APS product literature and general information about our services, standards and business ethics is available here for immediate download as individual PDF documents.
Please contact us if you require any further information which is not provided on the list shown here on the right.
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PDF Document download list
Animal Welfare Regulations and Policy
- DIRECTIVE 2010/63/EU OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 22 September 2010 on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes (PDF).
- Implementation, interpretation and terminology of Directive 2010/63/EU.
- Legislation for the protection of animals used for scientific purposes
An overview of the requirement for all establishments breeding or using animals for scientific procedures in the UK to have an institutional Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Body (AWERB). The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 amended (ASPA)
Consolidated version of ASPA 1986.UK Home Office
Providing details of the (UK) law on scientific research and testing involving animals, and guidance on applying for licences.
New EU Regulation on transmissible animal diseases
TRACES (TRAde Control and Expert System)
A trans-European network for veterinary health which notifies, certifies and monitors imports, exports and trade in animals.
Associations and Organisations
Laboratory Animal Science Association (LASA)
A UK charitable organisation that seeks to ensure the provision and best use of the most appropriate animal models for medical, veterinary and other scientific purposes.
National Centre for the replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs)
A national UK organisation which leads the discovery and application of new technologies and approaches to replace, reduce and refine the use of animals for scientific purposes (the 3Rs).
Understanding Animal Research (UAR)
Aims to achieve broad understanding of the humane use of animals in medical, veterinary, scientific and environmental research in the UK.
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW)
An independent registered charity that works with the animal welfare science community worldwide to develop and promote improvements in the welfare of animals through scientific and educational activity.
World Animal Protection
Charity who’s aim is to move the world to protect animals.
World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
The OIE is the intergovernmental organisation responsible for improving animal health worldwide.
Other useful links and websites
Frequently Asked Questions
We have prepared a PDF download document which covers the questions we are most frequently asked. The document is updated regularly.
Subjects covered in the download include:
Should I choose mAb or pAb?
How much antigen do I need to supply?
What is the purity of custom antibodies?
How much purified antibody or antisera will I receive for custom antibodies?
What is the shelf life of antibodies?
What specifications are provided for antibodies?
What purification methods are available for custom antibodies?
What other antibody processing and modification options are available?
What is the recommended storage and handling for antibodies?
How are antibodies shipped?
Custom Polyclonal Antibodies
What species are available?
What is the typical project length?