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Microbial ID Inc. is an FDA Registered and cGMP-compliant contract laboratory that has been providing fatty acid (FAME) analysis services since 1985.

We use the MIDI Sherlock® Microbial Identification System (MIS), developed by our sister company, MIDI, Inc.  We perform FAME-based microbial ID, FAME Analysis and Phospholipid Fatty Acid Analysis (PLFA).

Whether the source is microbial, animal, soil or fish oil, we have the necessary tools to identify over 160 fatty acids (and related compounds) in your samples.

 

 

Microbial ID is an FDA Registered and cGMP-compliant contract laboratory that provides fatty acid analysis (FAME) services.  We are the worldwide reference site for the MIDI Sherlock® Microbial Identification System (MIS) and have been performing FAME analysis longer than any other laboratory worldwide. 

Microbial ID can identify over 160 unique fatty acids (and related compounds) in your sample, including saturated fatty acids (SFA), monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA), polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), branched-chain fatty acids (including iso/anteiso &
10-methyl branched), hydroxy fatty acids, cyclopropane fatty acids and dimethyl acetals (DMAs).

In addition to the normal "whole-cell" FAME extraction method, Microbial ID also performs phospholipid fatty acid analysis (PLFA), which isolates and analyzes the fatty acids from the "living" phospholipid portion of the soil.  We have developed custom biomarker analysis tools to aid soil microbiologists / scientists with complex PLFA data analysis. 

Fatty Acids Identified in Your Sample

With our expertise, personalized service, and rapid turnaround, you can trust Microbial ID with your most critical fatty acid analysis projects.

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