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External Controls

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Stay on target & ensure consistency

External controls are necessary in assuring that test systems are performing according to manufacturer’s specifications, including pre-qualified assays or sequencing tools.

ATCC offers a wide assortment of solutions, including authenticated cultures, nucleic acids, and custom services for the development and use of process controls related to:

  • Nucleic acid extraction
  • Process or instrument verification
  • Amplification
  • Proficiency testing

The use of suitable controls during testing is imperative in tracking drift and run-to-run variation within a procedure. ATCC® Genuine Cultures and ATCC Genuine Nucleics® are prepared as high-quality, authenticated materials backed by meticulous quality control procedures, making them ideal as external controls for process validation.

Download our white paper to learn more about establishing or sourcing appropriate controls to minimize error!

Fully Sequenced Strains

ATCC provides all the cultures you need to perform complex analysis of sequenced genomes, including fungi, yeasts, bacteria, and protozoa.

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Quantitative Nucleic Acids

Download our latest guide to our growing list of nucleic acids that have been quantitated down to genome copy number and validated using state-of-the-art instrumentation!

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Customized Solutions

Need an affordable solution to extractions, titering, or cell provisioning & authentication? ATCC can help with customized services and solutions to meet your specific assay development needs.

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