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Vector production services

Our services:

  • Reagents
  • Oncoretroviral Vector Production/Transfection of constructs into packaging cells
  • Oncoretroviral Vector Titering
  • Lentiviral vector production
  • Lentiviral vector titering
  • Quality Control


Full-service production of Lentiviral or Oncoretroviral vector preps:


Our trained staff will take the vector plasmid you provide us and within 4 weeks you will receive a high titer vector preparation. We have the technical experience as well as state-of-the-art infrastructure to be able to provide users with highly reproducible, high-titer vector preparations.

How we produce the vector preps:

1) transfect the packaging cell with the user provided transfer vector along with core provided packaging constructs

2) collect and filter vector containing supernatants

3) ultracentrifugation/concentration of the supernatants

4) titration of vector supernatant via FACS or PCR


Useful Information:


  • Typical concentration and volume achieved for viral preps of GFP containing lentiviral vector is 100uL 10E7-10E8 TU/mL from a single 15 cm dish. 
  • For 10 plates of the same vector we obtain 500ul-1000ul 10E7-10E8 TU/mL.
  • Please describe customized production requests, eg low volume resuspension of vector to increase final vector concentration, under "Additional comments" in our order form.
  • For Lentiviral vectors the amount of transfer vector plasmid that you need to provide is 7ug for each 15cm plate (PEI transfection) and 40ug for each 15cm plate (calcium phosphate transfection). You will get back your viral vector in 50ul/tube aliquots.
  • For Retroviral vectors the amount of transfer vector plasmid that you need to provide is 10ug each plate (10cm).
  • The quality of the DNA matters, please ensure that you have performed restriction digest and/or sequencing and have an OD ratio of 1.7-2.0.

Additional costs for external users of the vector core production facilities:

The cost for our services for academic customers in Sweden outside of the Malmö/Lund University area is as in table above plus 60%.

The costs for our services for international academic institutions is as in table above plus 125%.

The cost for our services for external commercial customers is as above plus 200%