Gene Synthesis

When you place an order with Blue Heron Biotech you can be confident that your order will proceed as expected. Founded and operated in the USA, we are the only company solely dedicated to gene synthesis and we take pride in providing exemplary service. For nearly two decades we have been committed to serving our customers with high quality products, strict confidentiality standards, and improved business efficiency utilizing our patented GeneMaker® technology. Whether the order is simple or complex, we provide a plethora of vectors for your gene synthesis needs. For the synthesis of our products we offer free standard high copy vectors for cloning of your gene. We also offer over 100+ IP free expression vectors. Customers may also provide any vectors of their choice for custom cloning. Our expert Customer Service department is always available for consultation about your gene synthesis needs.
Depiction of Blue Heron's Gene Synthesis Services

Why order with Blue Heron? Save time and money by allowing us to take care of your gene synthesis needs. With our transparent pricing model, your order will proceed as quoted. As industry leaders in gene synthesis, we always provide accurate and customizable products with fast turnaround time. We pride ourselves in excellent customer service and building long lasting relationships.

It is our priority to fulfill every customer’s unique requests. Every order receives specific attention to detail; each design is gene dependent. With our multiple design strategies we can confidently build complex genes with high GC content, perfect repeats, hairpins, and genes over 20Kb. Our expertise in the field allows us to be flexible and reliable with every order. As a full service gene synthesis company, our customers are always able to customize their order to fit their needs.

DNA Insert

Blue Heron Biotech’s patented GeneMaker® gene synthesis technology provides the capability to synthesize almost any DNA sequence. Please contact our sales team with any inquiries. Blue Heron Biotech’s standard high copy vectors – FREE of charge! Blue Heron provides a choice of 4 high copy vectors for building your gene. We offer the standard vectors, pUCAmp and pUCKan as well as our modified vectors pUCAmpMinusMCS and pUCKanMinusMCS. Our modified vectors lack multiple cloning sites allowing our customers the flexibility to flank their insert with any desired cloning site for their downstream processes. Our pUCAmpMinusMCS vector is derived from the pUC119 vector.
Vector NameMarkerMultiple cloning siteSequenceMapCopy in E. Coli
pUCAmpAmpicillinYesSequenceMapHigh
pUCKanKanamycinYesSequenceMapHigh
pUCAmpMinusMCSAmpicillinNoSequenceMapHigh
pUCkanMinusMCSKanamycinNoSequenceMapHigh

Blue Heron Biotech offers competitive pricing and easy ordering in Origene shuttle vectors. Our partnership ship with OriGene allows us to combine OriGene’s vector collection with Blue Heron’s gene synthesis capacity. There is no need to purchase and provide a vector for your synthesis project with our selection of IP free expression vectors. In one simple process, place your gene synthesis order with these vectors and pay only the cloning fee. With over 100 vector choices, you can express your insert in E. coli or mammalian cells. For your convenience, multiple functional vectors are available. For a complete list of available expression vectors, visit our Expression Vectors page.

Customer Provided Vectors

Blue Heron Biotech will clone into any vector provided by our customers. Registration on our secure website is fast and simple. When you are ready to place an order in your custom vector, please register and submit your vector sequence information through our secure website. Once your order is placed, simply mail us the physical vector. We will store your vector which can then be used for any future orders. Blue Heron takes pride in our strict confidentiality standards. Your vector is securely stored in our production facility in Bothell, Washington.

Standard Deliverables

  • 3-5 ug purified plasmid DNA
  • Bacterial strain containing the plasmid
  • Sequencing and trace data posted electronically
  • Quick turnaround time
  • Plasmid preparation services are available for larger quantities of DNA
Under a tight deadline? Express Service can be requested for any gene! When you order with Blue Heron, pricing and turnaround time are always guaranteed with our express service. Turnaround time is dependent on size and complexity of your gene. For non complex genes under 2.7Kb, request an automatic quote for express service via our secure website.  Learn more about how to order or contact our Customer Service team for details and quotes for larger and/or complex genes.
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