Aachen/Atlanta/Shanghai— According to the latest Pivotal Scientific Antibody Market Report, antibodies-online.com, the largest online distributor for proteomics research products worldwide, is ranked 6th regarding citation growth. Pivotal Scientific, a biotechnology consultancy that works specifically with research reagent manufacturers, investigated the fastest growing companies in terms of citations published in 2014. Companies offering products associated with at least 100 references in peer-reviewed scientific publications were considered in this study.
“We are very proud, that the Pivotal Scientific Antibody Report ranked us 6th”, says Dr. Tim Hiddemann, co-founder of antibodies-online.com. “The ranking shows the relevance of products on antibodies-online.com for scientists." antibodies-online supports researchers in making informed decisions based on solid product data by providing exhaustive background information on how the product has been applied in previous experiments. In an additional effort to increase product quality and data transparency the online-distributor partnered with Science Exchange to launch the Independent Validation Initiative. This program facilitates independent testing and validation of commercially available antibodies and ELISA kits through cooperation with leading laboratories in the United States. Offering more than 1 million antibodies, ELISA kits and related research reagents from more than 160 suppliers like BD Biosciences, Abnova and BioVision antibodies-online.com is the largest independent distributor for proteomics research worldwide, currently serving over 2,000 companies and research institutions in 53 different countries. Current customers include pharmaceutical and biotech research firms like Applied Proteomics and Roche Diagnostics and leading Universities and life-science research institutions like Vanderbilt University, Duke University and Deutsche Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ). antibodies-online.com currently operates out of three global offices in Atlanta (USA), Aachen (Germany) and Shanghai (China).