Sample management & storage

Standard operating procedures designed to perform the best microbiome analyses

From collection to storage of your samples, MGP is a recognized partner in its ability to ensure the compliance, conservation and quality of your samples over time

Automated and certified technologies not available elsewhere. Internationally benchmarked methods.

Joël Doré - Scientific director of MGP

MGP is the only player to cover the entire value chain and support you to design the best solution

  • 20,000


  • 600,000

    samples storage capacity

  • 10,000

    world-standards methods downloaded by the scientfic community

MGP is the coordinator of the International Human Microbiome Standards (IHMS) and co-creator of the world-standard and international benchmarking methods to ensure the integrity of samples and DNA extracted.

  • Tailor-made solutions for sample collection


    minimized analysis biases through standardized procedures that respect the integrity of the sample and its DNA (from 2 days in frozen state to up to 7 days at room temperature)

    expert support for the implementation of logistics related to the critical stage of sample collection


    which collection protocol would feet the best your environment (one of our 4 existing methods or a dedicated new one)

    which key metadata to collect from your patient (to ensure the good collection of information and facilitate the interpretation of the analyzes)

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  • Secure storage of your samples

    Storage in a certified biobank

    Storing samples from an ongoing clinical study / cohorts 

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  • Management of your samples

    Automated DNA extraction

    Obtaining large amounts of DNA with maximum quality for unbiased analysis


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Our reference publications in biobanking and DNA extraction

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