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  1. Monoclonals take pole position

    For the first time in 42 years, use of monoclonal antibodies has overtaken polyclonals in the research antibody market. Production of monoclonal antibodies was first described by Georges Köhler and César Milstein in 1975, and the pair were awarded the Nobel Prize in 1984. Monoclonal antibodies then became the dominant antibodies used in therapeutic and […]

  2. Announcing the winning ‘Researchers’ Choice’ nominator

    This year, as part of the CiteAb Antibody Awards, we offered researchers the chance to be entered into a prize draw for nominating their favourite antibody suppliers. This category had a large number of entries this year, and we selected the prize-winning nominator at random. Congratulations to Netanya Spencer of the Joslin Diabetes Center at Harvard […]

  3. CiteAb 2017 Antibody Awards update

    Thank you all for making this years awards more exciting than ever before – we’ve had a huge number of entries which our judges are now going through. We’re also scrutinising CiteAb data to establish winners for the data-driven categories. Award winners will be announced here on our blog on Monday 30th January at midday, […]

  4. What are the most used protein targets for ChIP?

    Our latest data set outlines the protein targets most used for Chromatin Immunoprecipitation (ChIP) – it was created by our team looking specifically at antibody citations over the past ten years that carried out ChIP and working out what the most commonly used protein targets for the antibodies were. Dr Andrew Chalmers, founder of CiteAb, […]

  5. Which company offers the best custom antibodies?

    Not all research antibodies can be bought off the shelf, but for researchers it isn’t always easy to know which company to trust to produce reliable custom products. This award celebrates the most reliable suppliers of custom antibodies or alternative affinity reagents – those that offer excellent service and fill a niche in the market. […]

  6. Honouring the sector’s best with a Lifetime Achievement Award

    Every sector has its champions – those individuals who, over the course of their careers, make an outstanding contribution and shape the future of the industry. Here at CiteAb we’re keen to recognise and promote individuals who have made a significant contribution to the research antibody industry over a sustained period of time with a […]

  7. Happy new year!

    Our team here at CiteAb would like to wish all of our visitors a very happy New Year – we hope you have a great 2017. For us here at CiteAb there have been many new milestones in 2016 and plenty of reasons to celebrate. For example, there are now twice as many researchers using […]

  8. Happy Christmas from CiteAb!

    Our team here at CiteAb would love to wish all of our users a very happy Christmas and best wishes for the new year. We hope you have had a great year. As we reflect on everything we have done with CiteAb over the year and look to make improvements moving forward, your feedback is […]

  9. Calling all researchers!

    Nominate your ‘Researchers’ Choice’ to be in with a chance of winning a $250 Amazon voucher! The CiteAb Antibody Awards 2017 are now open, and now is your chance to nominate a company that has impressed you this year and to be in with a chance of winning an Amazon voucher for $250. The awards […]

  10. Happy Thanksgiving!

    As so many of our readers are either based in the States or working with those who are, we thought we’d reach out from this side of the pond and wish you all a very happy Thanksgiving this week! Here’s a quick reminder of the key CiteAb turkey facts you’re going to need to get […]