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bio-rad-antibodies.com has four product area/services gateway pages – Catalog, HuCAL® Monoclonals, Bulk Antibodies and Custom Services – plus a Resources gateway page. Each of these areas can be accessed from the main navigation bar found at the top of every page. A full sitemap can be found in the footer.
Sections including our Technical and Customer Support, Quality Certification, Corporate, Careers, Distributors, and Product Guarantees can be found on the right-hand side of the homepage and most other pages.
Summary of our gateway pages
Catalog – Broken down into research areas, you can access our wide range of 15,000 off-the-shelf primary and secondary antibodies, buffers and accessory reagents. The range of Bio-Rad antibody products includes apoptosis kits, autophagy reagents, CD markers, epitope tag antibodies, immunology antibodies, neuroscience antibodies and veterinary reagents.
HuCAL Monoclonals – Our HuCAL technology can generate custom monoclonal antibodies in just eight weeks. HuCAL is a proprietary collection of over 40 billion unique, fully human antibodies that enables rapid in vitro selection of antibodies with high affinity and specificity.
Bulk Antibodies – Bio-Rad is a leading contract manufacturer and supplier of antibodies. We offer a full range of immunoassay products and services, all adaptable to meet your individual project requirements. Antibodies are available in bulk quantities, which can be manufactured to custom specifications.
Custom Services – For small or large scale production, our services include mouse monoclonal hybridoma generation, numerous species options for polyclonal antibodies, tissue culture, and downstream processing of antibodies – including serum purification and conjugations to various fluorochromes.
Resources – Whether you are seeking literature, technical support or application support guides, you will find all of our resources under this section.
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Product search results and filtering
Use the search facility on the homepage or the top right of every page to find your products of interest. Make sure the drop-down is set to Products and type in the specificity, catalog number or search term. If the search returns no results, try variations of your specificity or synonyms. You can also contact technical support for further advice or to help you locate a product.
Search results are ranked by relevance. On the search results page, use the left-hand side filtering options to further refine your search. The filtering choices will vary depending on the search term entered and the product type.
Once you've filtered your search using one of the filtering options, you may see a different set of filtering options (if available for your search term). You can then filter your search further using one of those options.
At any time during the process, you can clear any of your filters to see a more comprehensive set of results or reset all of your filters to see the original search results.
You can select up to three items for a side-by-side comparison using our “Compare” feature.
You don’t even have to leave the search results page to look at our product images. Just click on the camera icon for a pop up window to appear, and close it when you’re done. If you need further information about the product, simply visit the online product page.
This search is useful for locating mini-reviews and gateway pages mentioning your search term.
Use the search facility on the homepage or the top right of every page. Make sure the drop-down is set to Website and type in the search term. If the search returns no results, try variations or synonyms.
Note: To find specific products in our catalog, you should use the product search described in the section above.
Product/Research category page
This type of webpage provides an overview of a particular category of products, e.g. anti-idiotypic antibodies or apoptosis kits, with deeper links to product information.
A product page provides detailed information for a particular product via clickable tabs. On a product page you can:
Go to your preferences center by clicking on the “Your Account” link found at the top of each page
You will see the “Help center” towards the bottom of the page. Under this section, you will find some useful links to frequently asked questions or issues:
Registering at bio-rad-antibodies.com and “Your Account”
You do not need to register to navigate the website, but we do recommend it, as it will allow you enjoy the enhanced personalization features of the website and place orders online.
After registration, you can add your areas of interest and update your account details through our preference center. To access the preference center, just click on the “Your Account” link found at the top of each page.
Under “Your Account” you will find the following options:
How to register
Click Register or Sign In (followed by the new user registration link in this case) found at the top of any webpage:
Note: For security reasons employees of Bio-Rad cannot directly access your account information to retrieve usernames or change passwords on your behalf.
Forgotten your username?
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Forgotten your password?
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Managing your user information
You can easily manage your user profile and edit your user information through your preference center. You can access the preference center via the “Your Account” link found at the top of each page. You need to sign in to make changes to your account.
Manage your research areas of interest
Manage your email subscriptions (subscribing and opting out of marketing emails)
To receive emails, you must register on the bio-rad-antibodies.com website. During the process you will be presented with email options.
Unsubscribing (opting out)
Note: This option will allow you to unsubscribe from that specific type of email, but not opt you out of the other marketing emails you have chosen to subscribe to. To opt out of all online marketing communications, the simplest way is to follow the steps in OPTION 2.
Note: You cannot be opted out of order confirmation emails.
Edit your profile
Manage your addresses (billing/invoice or shipping)
View online order history/Quick re-order
Note: The most current pricing for your products will be applied in the cart.
Manage credit cards
Claiming sales tax exemption (North American customers)
Note: Sales tax is charged to residents of CA or NC unless you complete the online tax exemption form. We may still request to see proof of your tax exemption certificate.
Claiming VAT exemption (UK)
Note: VAT is charged to your order unless you complete the online tax exemption form. We may still request to see proof of your tax exemption certificate.
Claiming VAT exemption (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland)
Note: VAT is charged to your order unless you provide us with a valid VAT number – which you can submit using our online form. We may still request to see proof of your tax exemption status.
Add/Edit your Bio-Rad customer account number
If you (or your institution) have an existing Bio-Rad Customer Account number, please add it to your online profile to help us to identify you.
You can find your Customer Account number on a previous sales invoice or by asking your Local Bio-Rad Office for assistance. Alternatively, please check with the Purchasing Manager of your institution.
Payment methods accepted
Online purchase orders and credit card orders can be accepted from the following countries:
For all other countries we accept online purchase orders only, and these will be forwarded to your local distributor for fulfillment.
Using a credit card
In all the territories supported by credit card ordering, we accept MasterCard and VISA. In the USA and Canada, we also accept American Express and Discover.
Bio-Rad’s credit card ordering system complies with the strict Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), ensuring all data is secure. Our infrastructure is audited at regular intervals to maintain compliance.
Viewing product pricing
List prices are displayed for guest users in the following countries in their local currencies:
Customers with special pricing arrangements can view their user-specific pricing on the search, product pages and shopping cart by adding their Bio-Rad Customer Account number to their profile. The following link explains how to do this: Add/Edit your Bio-Rad customer account number
For customers in all other countries, pricing will not be visible on the website and instead “TBC” (to be confirmed) will display on the search, product pages and shopping cart. When you place an order, your local distributor will contact you to confirm the price and any local taxes that may apply. View the distributor for your region.
Adding items to the cart
You can add items to your cart using various methods:
Checking out/Completing your transaction
Click on the “Go to Checkout” link in the top right box (My Cart)
This will take you to the full cart view where you can adjust your selection
Once you have accepted the Terms and Conditions of Sales, click on the Proceed to checkout button
You will be asked to log in if you have not done so already, or to complete the registration steps
On the following site pages, enter all the information requested and choose your method of payment.
Note: not all countries are supported by credit card ordering
Review your order again, and when ready click Complete Order
An automatic order acknowledgement email will be sent to the address associated with your online account
Once checked by a customer services representative, an order confirmation email will be sent with any adjusted pricing applicable to your order and details of stock availability
Terms and conditions of sale
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Payment methods we support: