Commercial antibodies soon sold by the world’s largest marketplace for antibodies, antibodies-online will be independently validated for their specific technical applications. These antibodies are being validated under a partnership with Science Exchange‘s reproducibility initiative, using its existing marketplace for scientific services. The aim is to identify high quality antibodies, thereby preventing wastage of time and resources. All antibodies up for validation will be blindly matched with a service provider who will carry out the necessary trials in order to test its efficiency. The successfully validated antibodies will obtain a unique identification number and an “independently validated” badge, giving purchasers peace of mind while placing their orders.