What Are Reference Standards?

Reference Standards are used to validate, optimize and routinely monitor the performance of your assay.

A Reference Standard is a highly characterized, standardized and validated reference material. They enable the measurement of the sensitivity, specificity and accuracy of your assay or workflow.

Independent ResultsExternal Controls

The Reference Standard is a universal reference material that performs equally and consistently between platforms, laboratories, operators and assays.

Unlike controls provided in kits or produced in-house, they produce honest results with no pre-conceptions which often helps in discovering experimental problems.

Produced outside of your laboratory, Reference Standards are produced under ISO9001 conditions to ensure their reproducibility and reliability.

Being engineered from a cell line background they provide a renewable source of reference material allowing for a consistent external quality control.

The benefits of Reference Standards over Tissue

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