Research and Development Services
Eurofins offers R&D expertise and support for academic, government and commercial laboratories across broad range of molecular applications, including DNA and RNA extraction, cDNA synthesis, endpoint and real-time PCR assay design and validation, Next-generation sequencing (NGS) services with the Ion Torrent S5 platform and customized genotyping solutions using a spectrum of industry leading platforms.
- Nucleic acid extraction including silica or magnetic bead based DNA / RNA isolation from BSL-2 level and below plant and animal tissues.
- cDNA synthesis using either poly-A or random hexamer primers.
- Custom PCR assay development for Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) or Microsatellites (SSRs).
- Custom genetic ID panel development using DNA barcodes and genome edited or biotech trait detection in plants.
- Next-gen sequencing services leveraging the integrated Ion Torrent S5 and Ion Chef systems, from customized rental machine-hours to customized panel development.
- Custom genotyping services and panel design using platforms such as the Array Tape Platform (ATP), amplicon-based Genotyping by Sequencing (GBS), Axiom genotyping and Illumina bead array systems.