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Genomic Services

Metagenomics (16S rRNA Gene Sequencing)

A common method for bacterial identification leverages sequence analysis of the 16S ribosomal RNA (rRNA) gene, which has also proven to be useful as a tool in phylogenetics and taxonomy. Whether you´re identifying a single isolate, studying a population of microorganisms, or even investigating environmental samples, Retrogen´s 16S rRNA gene sequencing delivers high quality results.

Services / Applications

Metagenomics (16S rRNA) Environmental Testing

Animal Testing


Benefits of Retrogen, Inc.'s NGS Services

  • Multiplexing samples using validated indices lowers your costs
  • Library Construction
  • Multiple QC steps
  • High Quality Data
  • Cloud-Based Data Analysis (MiSeq runs only)

Platform Specifics

Input requirements, library construction method, data analysis, and data transfer will vary depending on desired platform. Click here to learn more about each platform. Please contact your Retrogen NGS Project Manager with any questions regarding which platform and targeting strategy will best suit your project.


  • 16S rRNA Gene Amplicons
  • Library Construction
  • Sequencing
  • Data Analysis