SINGLE CELL SEQUENCING GERMANY

As a leading provider of single-cell RNA sequencing services in Germany, we are dedicated to helping researchers and scientists in the region unlock the incredible potential of this powerful technology. Our state-of-the-art facilities and expert team of scientists allow us to provide high-quality, reliable results that can help advance your research and drive innovation.

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  • Dedicated service provider
    We focus on standard and custom (single-cell) RNA sequencing services.
  • Personal approach
    We like to get to know you and your project so we can aim for the best results together.
  •  Continued support
    We help you design your project and analyze your data with our (optional) data solutions.
  • Expertise
    We’ve been running standard and out-of-the-box single-cell experiments since 2012.

SINGLE-CELL SEQUENCING
SERVICE PROVIDER IN GERMANY

A revolutionary approach to transcriptomics, single-cell RNA sequencing allows researchers to study individual cells at a level of detail that was previously unimaginable. This technology is particularly useful for studying complex tissues and systems, as it allows researchers to analyze the gene expression profile of each individual cell rather than just an average of the whole tissue.

At our facility, we use cutting-edge technology and advanced automated techniques to provide accurate and reliable single-cell RNA sequencing services. Our team of experts is highly trained and experienced in working with this technology, and we are committed to providing the highest level of support and assistance to our clients.

We tailor our services to your need

Whether you are a researcher looking to study a specific tissue or cell type, or a scientist looking to gain new insights into the workings of a complex system, our single-cell sequencing services can help you achieve your goals. We offer a range of customizable options, including various sequencing platforms and downstream analysis services, to ensure that you have the tools and support you need to succeed.

Shipping from Germany

Easily ship your samples from Germany to Single Cell Discoveries via Deutsche Post DHL or another courier. For SORT-seq or VASA-seq, you can quickly order the required cell-capture plates online and have them delivered to your doorstep.

If you are interested in learning more about our single-cell RNA sequencing services and how they can benefit your research, please don't hesitate to schedule a free consultation. Our team is always happy to answer any questions you may have and provide you with more information on how we can help you achieve your goals.

 

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OUR SINGLE-CELL
SEQUENCING SERVICES

Because we offer multiple single-cell sequencing platforms, there is always a solution that suits your needs.

 

10x GENOMICS

High-throughput single-cell RNA sequencing.

We are a Certified Service Provider for the 3’ Single Cell Gene Expression and 5’ Single Cell Immune Profiling solutions by 10x Genomics.

  • Analyze thousands of cells per sample
    The 10x Genomics platform allows you to target up to 10,000 cells per sample, resulting in a low cost per cell for high-throughput projects.
  • Most used single-cell platform
    Currently, the 10x Genomics single-cell platform has been used in more than 1,000 peer-reviewed publications.
  • Choose your add-ons
    We offer CITE-seq (TotalSeq by BioLegend) in combination with 10x Genomics. Contact us to discuss this option.

SORT-SEQ

Plate-based single-cell RNA sequencing.

Flexible solution using FACS and 384-well plates, exclusive at Single Cell Discoveries.

  • Modular and flexible due to the use of plates
    Working with plates allows you to start small and upscale later. This provides you with tremendous flexibility.
  • Fit for rare cells and low input projects
    SORT-seq works with rare and low quantities of cells, as long as you are able to FACS sort single cells into the cell capture plates.
  • Fit for all cell types
    SORT-seq can handle cells of all sizes, providing you with a solution for cells that are too large for the 10x Genomics system (e.g. cardiomyocytes).

VASA-SEQ

Full-length single-cell RNA sequencing.

Flexible solution using FACS and 384-well plates, exclusive at Single Cell Discoveries.

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  • Analyze RNA molecules at full length
    VASA-seq generates full-length coverage of the RNA, all the way from the 5' to the 3' end. This means you get information on intron/exon boundaries and SNPs.
  • Analyze coding and non-coding RNA species
    VASA-seq is able to sequence non-polyadenylated RNAs. This includes immature mRNAs and non-coding RNAs.
  • Outperforms alternative methods
    VASA-seq outperforms 10x Chromium and Smart-seq3 in terms of detecting non-coding RNA biotypes.

Don't just believe our word, here's the word of one of our customers:

"The service of Single Cell Discoveries guarantees a smooth process between customer and company. In case of problems or questions, the scientists reacted competently and immediately so that answers could be found quickly and flexibly. The staff is very friendly in dealing with the customer. Many thanks for the great cooperation."

Prof. Dr Stella Autenrieth & Susanne Pfrommer
DKFZ, Germany

How does it work?

Step 1:

Sample preparation

With all of our platforms, you prepare the samples in your own lab.

For 10x Genomics, you create a single-cell suspension, followed by cryopreservation or methanol-fixation step.

For SORT-seq, you use your own FACS facility to sort your single cells into the wells of our cell capture plates.

Then, you send your samples to us on dry ice.

Sample prep of 10x Genomics

Step 2:

Sample processing and library prep

After receiving your samples, we carefully check your samples and proceed with the library prep according to the recommended 10x Genomics or SORT-seq protocols.

Once we finish the library prep, we send the NGS libraries to one of our sequencing partners for sequencing.

Our Single Cell Sequencing Lab

Step 3:

Sequencing and data analysis

We send the finished NGS libraries to one of our sequencing partners for next-generation sequencing.

When we've received the sequencing data, we map it to the appropriate reference transcriptome. Then, we perform a QC analysis, a preliminary clustering, and a differential gene expression analysis.

Finally, we provide you with the raw sequencing data, as well as the results of the QC and the preliminary analysis, so you can start with analyzing your data straight away.

Data analysis VASA-seq

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Deliverables

As with all of our services, we provide ongoing support from our single-cell sequencing specialists. For each single-cell sequencing project, we provide the following:

  • Regular email updates during sample processing
  • Raw sequencing data (FASTQ files)
  • A QC report
  • A standard Loupe Browser visualization file (for 10x Genomics projects)
  • Mapped count tables for downstream analysis
  • A preliminary clustering analysis, done with the Seurat pipeline
  • A preliminary differential gene expression analysis

Once we have sent you the data, we'll invite you to schedule a call with one of our scientists to go over any additional questions you may have.

That's when we can discuss any additional data analysis you may need.

FAQ

What does single-cell sequencing cost?

The price for a single-cell sequencing project depends on multiple factors and is mostly influenced by the technology, the number of samples, the number of cells per sample that you want to target, and the number of required sequencing reads per cell.

  • For 10x Genomics, pricing typically starts at around €3100 per sample (excluding VAT) for academic customers.
  • For SORT-seq, pricing starts at around €1320 per sample (excluding VAT) for academic customers.
  • For VASA-seq, pricing typically starts at around €2400 per sample (excluding VAT) for academic customers.

Complete the form on this page to receive a more detailed overview of our pricing, or schedule a call with one of our specialists to receive a more detailed offer for your project.

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