Custom Reagents & Contract Services

Custom Reagents & Contract Services

Your key reagents developed by our scientists

Put our experience to work for you.

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Since 1985, R&D Systems has produced the dependable reagents that have facilitated major biological discoveries. Leveraging the combined knowledge of our development scientists, we have built an extensive portfolio of product development and sample testing services. Our expert scientists will create high quality, customized reagents to your unique specifications.

Core Custom Services

proteins structure


Utilize our expertise in cloning, expression, purification, conjugation, formulation, and modification to enable your early phase R&D and long-term supply chain requirements.

dna and antibody


Antibody services range from immunization and purification, to recombinant conversion and engineering for cell therapy applications.

cell antibody detection

Luminex Assays

Leverage our extensive inventory of antibody panels and protein antigens to quickly develop a multiplex panel for biomarker screening, and LDT or IVD assay development.

antibody and protein intra cellular


Partner with the scientists that develop the gold-standard Quantikine® ELISA kits to optimize an assay specific to your research, pre-clinical, toxicology, or clinical goals.

cell culture

Custom Cell Culture Services

Consistent, high quality cell culture media are important. Let our experts make it and test it for you.

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Recombinant Antibody Services

Ensure your critical antibodies to guarantee consistency and supply. Add engineering services to solve unique technical challenges.

Monoclonal Antibody Panels

Take advantage of tens of thousands of monoclonal antibodies that are not listed in our catalog.

Chemistry Services

Trust our world-class chemistry team to deliver unique compounds and screening panels.

Bioactivity Testing Services

Save time by testing the activity of your molecule using our established bioassays.

Ubiquitin/Proteasome Custom Services

Powered by Boston Biochem, the world's leading supplier of ubiquitin and ubiquitin-related products.

Custom cDNA Cloning

Utilize our expertise to create the cDNA vector of your choice.

Your Partner from Discovery to Compliance



Creating the reagents for your discovery pipeline



Scaling production for assay development          



Demonstrate reproducibility and accurate assays



Meeting your timelines for the manufacturing of your critical reagents and assays



Providing regulatory support for your filing

Customer Success Stories

Progressing Assay Development for the Diagnostic Industry

Expedite the path to commercialization with assay development, validation, and manufacturing.

"With its focus on assisting clients to optimize assay reagent formulations and achieve target product performance criteria, we knew we had found the right partner."
Bruce H. Phelps
Technology Consultant

Supporting Novel Therapeutic Development for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Accelerate biomarker assay qualification for preclinical models and clinical sample testing.

"This project was very successful technically and yielded a robust data set that met current requirements as well as provided a new tool for future use, all delivered well within my project timelines."
James Smith
Scientist at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals

Advancing Diagnostic Development for the Biotechnology Industry

New analyte development and fast-tracked scaled production for multiplex immunoassays.

"Partnering with the Luminex team at R&D Systems for missing analyte development was invaluable to our project. Their Quality Assurance expertise and open communication ensured transparent study progression."
Biotech Company

Our Advantage


FDA Registered

Dedicated Project Managers

Scientific Expertise

Long-Term Supply

Development Cycle


Understand your goals


Consult with our experts


Document milestones


Initiate & communicate


Deliver your product or service

R&D Systems Quality

All our custom products and contract services are governed by established, rigorous quality assurance measures, so you can be confident in the accuracy of the data and the performance of your custom products. Work performed within our FDA-regulated facility means that you can move seamlessly into regulatory agency submissions with Bio-Techne's regulatory affairs team as a partner. Importantly, our manufacturing facilities ensure that, following the success of your initial research, we can provide large-scale amounts of critical, specialized reagents to ensure your continued success.

Our policies conform with the requirements of:

  • (The) Code of Federal Regulations (21 CFR 820)
  • Quality System Regulations for Medical Devices, ISO 13485:2003 Standard and ISO 9001:2008 Standard
  • (The) In Vitro Diagnostic Directive 98/79/ EC
  • (The) Canadian Medical Device Regulations
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