Taconic is the only commercial supplier of Germ Free Models and Services. With special expertise in Microbiome Research requirements, Taconic can make complex and difficult study needs possible.

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As a full-service industry leader, founded in 1952, Taconic helps clients acquire, test, develop, breed, cryopreserve, prepare, and distribute highly relevant research lines worldwide. Headquartered in New York’s Hudson River Valley, Taconic operates six breeding facilities and three service laboratories in the U.S. and Europe and maintains over 850 employees committed to technological innovation. Taconic’s products and services are used by over 1,300 companies and academic research institutions in nearly 50 nations worldwide.



About eBioscience Established in San Diego, CA in 1999, eBioscience is a world leader in immunology and oncology flow cytometry reagents.


AOBiome work from the hypothesis that the extensive use of soaps in modern hygiene has selectively depleted the natural balance of the skin microbiome particularly affecting a group of bacteria called Ammonia Oxidizing Bacteria (AOB), and that AOBs are essential for a healthy skin microbiome.


From their website: AvidBiotics develops novel, non-antibody proteins as targeted therapeutics against bacteria, viral infections and cancer.


Clinical-Microbiomics has specialized in using next-generation sequencing to characterize the microbiome composition of the gut, throat, skin or any other microbial community that you want to explore.

Enterome Bioscience

Enterome is a Paris-based private company with the most advanced technology and products in the emerging field of disease management of the human gut microbiome.

GATC Biotech

From their website: Validated 16S and ITS Analysis of Microbial Communities (from various sources). This InView™ package provides a validated and ready-to-use solution for the analysis of microbial communities from various sources like food, industrial, environmental or clinical samples. GATC Biotech  


Description MaxBin is a software for binning assembled metagenomic sequences based on an Expectation-Maximization algorithm.


Metanome provides sequencing and analysis solutions and consulting services for the study of the microbiome of living organisms and environments.

Microbiome Analysis Core at the Harvard School of Public Health (HMAC)

The HMAC provides integrative microbiome informatics and analysis of data from amplicon (16S/18S rRNA gene and internal transcribed spacer DNA), and metagenomic and metatranscriptomic shotgun sequencing studies of the human microbiome

Microbiome Insights, Inc.

Microbiome Insights Inc. (www.microbiomeinsights.com) is a Vancouver-based company providing state-of-the art microbiome sample testing and analysis.

Molecular Research LP (MR DNA)

Molecular Research LP (MR DNA) is your next generation sequencing and bioinformatics service provider and collaborator.


OpenBiome is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. They have created a stool bank with fecal microbiota transplants from screened donors, to be used for treatment of recurrent C.difficile infection.

Osel - Harnessing the Microbiome

From their website: “Osel is a privately held clinical stage biopharmaceutical company with headquarters in Mountain View, CA, that is developing its proprietary technology platform of live biotherapeutic products

Park Bioservices, LLC

From their website: We offer a wide range of isolation products for housing and transport of your laboratory research animals. Custominzing equipment to your specific size and needs is our specialization. Find out more at: www.parkbio.com

Second Genome

From their website: Second Genome brings microbiome science to the discovery and development of therapeutic products.


From their website: SynCo Bio Partners B.V. is a biopharmaceutical GMP Contract Manufacturing Organization located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, licensed for clinical and commercial GMP manufacturing of bulk drug substances and drug products.


Taconic is the only commercial supplier of Germ Free Models and Services. With special expertise in Microbiome Research requirements, Taconic can make complex and difficult study needs possible.

Whole Biome

From their website: “Whole Biome, Inc. is a San Francisco-based microbiome start up focused on enabling better patient care through a comprehensive understanding and a targeted equilibration of human microbiomes.

Zymo Research

Microbiomics: Zymo Research’s Metagenomics Services Ensure No Microbe is Left Behind Zymo Research Corporation, The Epigenetics Company, continues to expand its portfolio of products and services for researchers and clinicians alike. Today, the company has announced their new offering of Next-Gen sequencing-based Microbiomics Services that include Taxonomic Profiling and Microbiome Shotgun Sequencing.

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