How much do peptides cost?
Synthetic peptides are either procured from commercial sources or made in-house based on the criteria presented earlier (see Technology Section). Commercial peptides are priced according to the actual quote at hand. The quotes from several vendors are solicited for each synthetic peptide request. Selection of the particular vendor is usually based on the optimal combination of pricing, turnaround time, and performance history. The total peptide cost is a sum of vendor charges plus RTB ordering fee of 15% plus optional in-house analysis charges. Alternatively, peptides prepared in-house are priced according to an internally developed pricing schedule.