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Services Offered
In vitro Susceptibility Anaerobic Testing Bactericidal/ Bacteriostatic Assessments Resistance Development Mechanism of Action High Throughput Screening Bacterial Identification Molecular biology Test Method Development
The staff at Micromyx are experienced in the application of a variety of molecular biology techniques that aid the discovery and development process:
PCR of genes involved in resistance and/or target identification

DNA sequencing for mutational analysis or for 16S rRNA identification

Bioinformatics to align sequences and provide a comparison to reference genes

Pulsed field gel electrophoresis for analysis of patient isolates (treatment failures) and epidemiological typing (e.g. USA typing of S. aureus)
Cloning and expression of target genes