Manage risk with rapid assays and enhanced sensitivity with Covance. Built on a foundation of 20 years in biotech development, Covance offers a fully GLP/GMP/GCP-compliant molecular biology facility. Whether your need is for cell banks, viral clearance, or evaluation of gene therapy vector expression, you will find solutions with Covance's expertise in biotechnology product development.

Develop and validate custom molecular biology assay applications with Covance applications:

Biodistribution and clinical studies:

Viral load monitoring (to assess efficacy of anti-viral therapies) is required by both the FDA and EMEA to examine the biodistribution, persistence and expression of gene therapy vectors during preclinical and clinical studies. Clinical study support Covance offers includes:

  • QPCR or RT-QPCR (to determine mRNA expression)

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Develop, characterize, test and validate with Covance, no matter what technique or molecule you're pursuing. Our experience covers a wide range of biomolecules, including: