Next-Generation Sequencing

Next-Generation Sequencing - FAQs

Do I need to request a quote?
Yes, our services are tailored for your project. Please send an email to sales@sourcebioscience.com or call 0115 973 9012 to get in touch with us. One of our Sales Specialists will discuss your project with you and provide a quote.

Which sequencing platforms do you have?
We currently have a HiSeq, a NextSeq and a MiSeq.

Do you accept prepared libraries for sequencing?
Yes, we can accept prepared libraries for sequencing. Please send an email to sales@sourcebioscience.com or call 0115 973 9012 to get in touch with us. One of our Sales Specialists will discuss your project with you and provide a quote.

What are your sample requirements?
Our sample requirements vary with library prep type, we will discuss these with you when we provide a quote.

How would you like NGS samples to be shipped and labelled?
Please send your samples on dry ice to:

Lifescience Lab

Source BioScience

1 Orchard Place

Nottingham Business Park

Nottingham

NG8 6PX

United Kingdom

Do you run QC on my NGS samples?
Yes, we perform an income QC on all NGS samples. We use the Bioanalyzer for RNA samples and the qubit for DNA samples.

What happens to my samples after the sequencing has been finished?
We store your samples free of charge for one year. If you require longer storage or would like your samples returned, please get in touch with your Sales Specialist, send an email to sales@sourcebioscience.com or call 0115 973 9012.

How long do you keep my NGS library?
We store prepared libraries for one year, free of charge. If you require longer storage or would like the libraries sent to you, please get in touch with your Sales Specialist, send an email to sales@sourcebioscience.com or call 0115 973 9012.

How long will it take to sequence my sample for NGS?
The turnaround time will depend on the specifics of your project, like platform, number of samples and advanced analysis. Please send an email to sales@sourcebioscience.com or call 0115 973 9012 to get in touch with us. One of our Sales Specialists will discuss your project with you and provide a quote and further information.

Do I own intellectual property of my results?
Yes, we are a service provider, and as such, we do not claim any intellectual property.

What kind of data will I receive?
The raw data we deliver will be fastq files. If you select our bioinformatic service, additional files, such as bam files, vcf files and more (depending on the analysis), will be delivered.

Do you QC my data?
Yes, we run fastQC on all of the data and provide the fastQC results as part of your data.

How long will my data be stored by Source BioScience?
We store your data for 12 weeks after data generation, free of charge. If you require longer storage, please get in touch with your Sales Specialist.