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ZymoBIOMICS Spike-In Control I - Quantify Absolute Microbiome Sample Cell Number
Log Distribution Microbial Community Standard

Assemble DNA Constructs Simply & Efficiently Using The Gibson Assembly® Method

Microbial Community Standards

The field of microbiomics and metagenomic research has been one of the fastest growing fields in the past couple of years. With the use of next-generation sequencing, microbial composition profiling techniques are becoming routine in microbiomics research. However, these analytical techniques can suffer from significant bias from collection to analysis.

Cambridge Bioscience offers standards from Zymo Research who were the first to release standards for assessing bias in any microbiomics workflow.

Detecting bias in the microbiomic workflow

Detecting bias in the microbiomic workflow

Standards available

ZymoBIOMICS™ standards

Microbial Community Standard

Microbial Community Standard II

Spike In Control

Formats
Microbial cell
Isolated DNA
Microbial cells
Isolated DNA
High microbial load
Low microbial load
Detect bias in:
Complete workflow & DNA extraction
Library prep & sequencing
Complete workflow & DNA extraction
Library prep & sequencing
Complete workflow & DNA extraction
Complete workflow & DNA extraction
Recommended use

 

General benchmarking & microbiome profiling positive control
Assess detection limit & sensitivity
Absolute quantification of high bacterial load samples e.g. faeces
Absolute quantification of low bacterial load samples e.g. sputum

For long read library prep and sequencing, a high molecular weight DNA standard is available. This isolated DNA standard can be used as a positive control for general benchmarking & microbiome profiling.

Microbiomic & Metagenomic Portfolio
We offer a comprehensive solution for microbiomic and metagenomic research from collection to analyses. Find out more Here

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