iXpressGenes is a synthetic biology company focused on protein crystallization, specialty enzymes and contract research associated with genetic markers. The company is committed to providing the best quality gene synthesis and recombinant tools for research, industrial applications and education. Genes are DNA composed of thousands of chemical units called nucleic acid base pairs.  The company has developed a proprietary technology that enables the construction of customized genes (ranging up to 3000 base pairs) in less than five days. Current commercial methods take almost four weeks.