DNA METABARCODING SERVICE
DNA is a universal molecule that has unequivocal traits for every living organism, so it allows a unique characterization. DNA can be recovered from many biological materials and DNA-based techniques often enable the identification of samples regardless of the processing undergone. For this reason, they are the most important analytical tools for food authenticity.
Among the NGS methods, DNA Metabarcoding has emerged and it allows for the massive sequencing of genetic markers that provide taxonomic information on the species.
DNA Metabarcoding Application
Mérieux NutriSciences capabilities on DNA metabarcoding
food labeling and authenticity, assuring food quality and safety. Apart from being accurate and reliable, the analytical methods used for assessing food authenticity must fulfill several requirements such as being sensitive,highly specific, and having multiplexing capability, high-throughput and low analysis time.
Mérieux NutriSciences developed and owes:
Its own continuously updated database
A robust bioinformatics pipeline for data analysis
Illumina sequencing technology
Mérieux NutriSciences offer includes independent services:
- Matrices study and analysis identification
DNA METABARCODING ANALYSIS:
- Determination of DNA from sample
- List of the different species present in the sample
- Results in: Abundance %
- Based on analysis results and customer’s need
DNA metabarcoding @ Mérieux NutriSciences: from sample to final report.