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Zymo Research

Scientist on March 30, 2022

This installment of Supplier Spotlight® highlights Zymo Research, a globally established industry leader in the fields of epigenetics, gene expression, microbiomics, and the emerging Next-Gen Sequencing space. Zymo Research is led by its vision to positively impact the biomedical field and contribute to the greater good of humanity.

What is your company’s mission?
Our mission at Zymo Research is to provide the most reliable, innovative and valuable biomedical tools and services to our customers through research and strategic development. We believe the beauty of science is to make things simple.

What products and services do you offer?
We offer a comprehensive range of products and services to support all our customers’ needs. Whether you are testing bacterial colonies for crop health, researching gene expression or measuring DNA methylation for a direct-to-consumer product, Zymo Research can assist through all or any part of your workflow: from sample collection devices to bioinformatic analysis.

Our service offerings include:

  • Epigenetics Aging Clocks: Human DNAge® Service, Mouse DNAge® Service
  • Microbiome Services
  • 16S/ITS Amplicon Sequencing
  • Shotgun Metagenomic Sequencing
  • Genome Wide DNA Methylation Analysis
  • Targeted Bisulfite Sequencing
  • Total RNA Seq
  • miRNA Seq
  • ChIP Seq

What problems do you solve?
With our extensive product line and customizable services, Zymo Research simplifies our customers’ workflows, allowing you to focus on your business and not worry about laboratory capacity constraints for your product.

Our expert scientists offer personalized support, and our clients can bundle collection devices and services to save costs and increase efficiency. Whether you need sample collection devices, or a safer way to transport samples, DNA aging services or bioinformatics, Zymo Research can help.

What are the most innovative tools and technologies that you offer?
Zymo Research is proud to offer DNA/RNA Shield™, our transport and storage medium for any biological sample. DNA/RNA Shield™ preserves the genetic integrity and expression profiles of samples at ambient temperatures (no refrigeration or freezing needed) and completely inactivates infectious agents (viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites). Nucleic acid from samples stored in the DNA/RNA Shield™ transport and storage medium can be isolated directly without precipitation or reagent removal (compatible with most DNA and RNA purification kits).

What are your competitive advantages?
As a private company, we revolve around the needs, ideas and feedback of customers. From product development to our renowned technical support, Zymo Research challenges traditionally accepted ideas and workflows, with a belief that when you listen to the needs of customers, there is always room for innovation to make things simpler.

Who are your clients?
Zymo Research is proud to serve our customers from the start to finish of their projects, or any combination in between. We are experienced in providing products and customized services to a range of clients, including:

  • Biotech startups and pharmaceutical companies
  • In vitro diagnostic and research assay manufacturers
  • Cosmetic, food and environmental companies
  • Academic, public research institutes and government agencies
  • Other CROs and CMOs – even our competitors are clients

What new products and services are you developing in 2022?
At Zymo Research, we know that you rely on our services to run your business. Our Microbiome Sequencing Analysis at Zymo Research uses cutting-edge data algorithms to dramatically reduce false positives for metagenomic shotgun sequencing. Our PhD led teams are always optimizing our services to maintain Zymo Reseach’s exceptional quality. We continue to expand on our customizable options to ensure our clients have a quick solution to all their data needs.

Where are your laboratories and offices located?
Zymo Research Corporation is headquartered in Irvine, California. With a global presence, we are proud to offer our products and services both domestically and internationally.

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