Send us your sample, we’ll map your genome
Rely on our expertise for bacterial, fungal, plant and animal genome assembly and analysis
MapIt Services Includes…
Additional analysis (as applicable to your project)
An on-line tutorial and applications scientists are available to assist you with sequence assembly, comparative genomics and strain typing.
Sample shipment: We can assist with the packaging so that your sample is shipped according to DOT guidelines.
Sample preparation: Ultra-long length DNA of 200Kb or greater is required for Whole Genome Mapping. For optimal results, we suggest that OpGen prepares the DNA from your microbial samples.
Microbial safety level classification must be BSL-1 or BSL-2: For microbes otherwise classified, we request customers to certify that samples have been rendered non-viable. We can assist with a protocol.
For comparative genomics: Whole Genome Maps within the same species are compared. Cross-species comparisons are helpful for discovering potential microbial misclassifications but are otherwise not usually performed.
MapIt Services include…
- You send your samples (agarose plugs)
- We generate the Whole Genome Map(s)
- You receive your Whole Genome Map(s) and MapSolver software
- An on-line tutorial and applications scientists are available to assist you
Genome size: We recommend a minimum N50 contig size of 70-80 Kb.
Sample submission: Ultra-long length DNA of 200Kb or greater is required for Whole Genome Mapping. For optimal results, the customer prepares agarose plug samples. OpGen will confirm DNA quality.
We have worked with a broad base of clients to prepare Whole Genome Maps on other organisms such as parasites and insects. Please provide details on your sample in the Quote Request Form so that we may assess the scope of the project.
OpGen’s HAI Epidemiology Services use Whole Genome Maps to type a broad range of common and emerging microbes associated with HAI (e.g. CRE, ESBL, MRSA, VRSA).
Learn more about OpGen’s MapIt HAI Epidemiology Services