Our analysis platform

An end-to-end solution for microbiome analysis

Measure the microbiome with unparalleled accuracy and coverage

Much of the microbiome remains undescribed by science due to the limitations of conventional analysis techniques.

Using advanced metagenomic sequencing technology and proprietary bioinformatic tools, Microba provides precise and comprehensive measurement of the human gut microbiome.

Microba’s core technology is extensively validated and demonstrates unparalleled performance when compared to other metagenomic technologies.

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  • Up to 95% coverage of the microbiome
  • Up to 34x more accurate in species identification
  • Benchmarked against competing technology
  • Published & peer-reviewed in Frontiers in Microbiology

Accurate and comprehensive measurement

  • Advanced bioinformatics

    Core technology includes proprietary algorithms and a specialised genomic database to accurately measure the human gut microbiome.
  • Curated genome database

    Unmatched detection coverage using an expertly curated microbial genome reference database from over 1.2 million high quality genomes.
  • High-resolution taxonomy

    Identification of critical microbiome signals from genomic data using the most systemically consistent microbial taxonomy.
  • World-leading expertise

    Developed by leaders in metagenomic analysis, with continual advancement to achieve greater accuracy and increased coverage.
  • At-home sample collection

    Simple sampling method accurately preserves community profile without the need for liquids or cold storage for easier logistics.
  • Optimised lab protocols

    High quality, reproducible metagenomic sequence data using the Illumina NovaSeq™ 6000 sequencing platform.

Driving new discovery

Access world-leading technology and expertise in microbiome research at any step of your project, or engage our team for end-to-end support.
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Discovery Platform

A unique databank for microbiome discovery

Through its world-leading technology, Microba has generated a global databank of microbiome samples and associated metadata to develop new health solutions.
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