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Welcome to The Native Antigen Company

World leading infectious disease reagents from the experts

Whether you need cutting-edge reagents for your research or bulk products for manufacturing, we can support your needs

Antigens, Antibodies, Immunoassays


We specialise in the development and manufacture of antigens, antibodies and immunoassays for viral and bacterial pathogens. We produce both native and recombinant antigens using our a range of cell expression systems, and have decades of experience in bulk and scale production.

Custom and Contract Research Services


We can undertake custom projects to manufacture antigens and other proteins, prepare antibodies and develop immunoassays to support your R&D. Our development laboratories are staffed by a team of PhD molecular biologists and development scientists who are able to execute projects as short as a few days, through to long-term programmes of a year or more.

MXRA8 Receptor

Dengue Virus Envelope Protein Domain III Antigens

The Native Antigen Company now provides Envelope protein Domain III antigens for all four Dengue virus serotypes. These antigens are suitable for use in immunoassay development for diagnostic and vaccine research.

Zika Immunoassay Kit

Discount on Pertussis Toxin for the Remainder of 2019

The Native Antigen Company manufactures native Pertussis toxin for a range of applications, including highly specific antibody capture systems to monitor vaccination programmes. Click on the link below to find out more about our 2019 discount.

Mammalian-Expressed Proteins

Fluorescent Labelling Kits for Bacteria Visualisation

The Native Antigen Company now offers Legionella and Gram-negative bacteria labelling kits. These kits allow for specific detection and enrichment of culturable bacteria using click chemistry, and the use of fluorescent reporters, purification tags or magnetic beads.

About The Native Antigen Company

 The Native Antigen Company specialises in the development and manufacture of native and recombinant viral and bacterial antigens, antibodies and immunoassays, as well as bespoke product development and custom manufacturing. The company has decades of experience in producing high-quality proteins with its proprietary mammalian cell expression system to ensure correct glycosylation and proper folding. The Native Antigen Company’s high-quality reagents are widely adopted by leading pharmaceutical, in vitro diagnostic assay manufacturers, and academic groups in cutting-edge vaccine research and serology, where correct folding and glycosylation are vital.

Where Are We At with CMV Vaccine Development?

In this blog, we discuss the need for a CMV vaccine, the current vaccine strategies that are in development, and introduce our range of CMV antigens and antibodies.Cytomegalovirus The human Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is an enveloped, icosahedral 150-200nm pleomorphic...

Paper Synopsis: Measles Induces Immune Amnesia

In the midst of widespread concern about growing anti-vaccination sentiments, worldwide, a study published this month suggests that Measles virus infection can also ablate acquired immunity to other diseases. In this blog, we introduce the concept of immune amnesia,...

Achieving Diagnostic Specificity with Dengue Envelope Domain III

In this blog, we discuss the structure and function of Flavivirus Envelope protein, its ability to elicit a broad range of antibody responses, and present our new range of Dengue virus Envelope DIII proteins for diagnostic and vaccine development.Envelope Protein: A...

Coronaviruses: The Next Disease X?

For much of their known history, the coronaviruses were regarded as relatively benign pathogens with little potential to cause human harm. However, the emergence of SARS and MERS in recent decades has brought coronaviruses into the global spotlight. In this blog we...

Better Access to Reagents Is Needed for Neglected Tropical Disease Research

Neglected tropical diseases Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a diverse group of infectious diseases that almost exclusively affect low income populations in settings with inadequate sanitation and limited access to health care. Found in tropical and...

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