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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.
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APS is a member of the following groups/associations:
Animal Welfare Regulations and Policy
The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 amended (ASPA)
Consolidated version of ASPA 1986.
New EU Regulation on transmissible animal diseases
New EU Regulation on transmissible animal diseases ("Animal Health Law") June 2015.
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
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?
What species are available?
What is the typical project length?
What species are used in the production of mAbs?
What is the typical project length?
What is the difference between monoclonal and monospecific clonal antibodies?
What is the advantage of using rabbit clonal antibody produced from crude rabbit antiserum by in vitro cloning technology, when compared to monoclonal antibodies from hybridoma fusion cell lines?
Why are there different clones of the same antibody for the application in research (western blot, immunoprecipitation, ELISA) and clinical diagnostic (IHC-P)?
Why are clonal antibodies produced by original in vitro cloning technology exceptional?
Are clonal antibodies similar to immunoaffinity purified polyclonals?
Antibody Production Services is a division of Life Science Group Ltd.