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targeted metabolomics


service description

bgi genomics has extensive experience in the field of targeted metabolomics spanning accurate quantification of target metabolites, verification of hypothesis by untargeted metabolomics or other omics, and metabolic model study for specific metabolites¹.

project workflow

list of targeted metabolomic panels

category of targeted metabolitesnumber of metabolites
amino acid20
water-soluble vitamin5
fat-soluble vitamin5
steroid hormone13
bile acid15/45
trimethyamine oxide6
short-chain fatty acids7
trace elements and heavy metals18
homocysteine metabolism9
plant hormone32


[1] liu r., et al., gut microbiome and serum metabolome alterations in obesity and after weight-loss intervention. nat med, 2017. 23(7): p. 859-868.

mass spectrometry service specification

targeted metabolomics services are performed using lc-ms, gc-ms and icp-ms.
  • sample preparation and services

    • custom-developed uplc-mrm/ms methods combine isotope internal standard technology
    • using lc-ms (sciex qtrap 4500/5500/6500 and waters xevo tq-s), gc-ms (thermo tsq 9000) and icp-ms (agilent 7700) to increase the scope of detection

  • quality standard

    • summary includes all methods and data analysis
    • reports provided in excel or pdf format; raw files available upon request
  • turn around time

    • typical 5-7 weeks after sample receipt for raw data delivery

sample requirements

please contact your bgi genomics account representative for details for your samples.
data analysis
  • data analysis performed with metax1 and bgi genomics library
  • data quality control
  • standard curves
  • quantification results