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FDA Awards AuthenTechnologies an Exclusive Contract to Develop Botanical DNA Barcode Database & Reference Materials

On Friday September 5th, 2014, FDA’s Center for Food and Applied Nutrition awarded AuthenTechnologies LLC a sole-source contract award for up to 3 years to develop a collection of validated reference DNA sequences and reference materials for a variety of botanical species.  “This is an exciting opportunity for us, ” says AuthenTechnologies VP of Business […]

AuthenTechnologies Launches New Detect IDNA™ Service with Meat Species ID Testing

In order to meet the increasing demand for reliable and sensitive species detection services by food and natural product manufacturers, AuthenTechnologies has launched its new Detect IDNA™ service, designed for species-specific detection and identification. Currently Detect IDNA™ testing is available for detection of trace levels of a variety of different meat species, including pork, beef, […]

NSF International Approves AuthenTechnologies as First Botanical Genetics Subcontract Lab

Independent global public health and safety organization NSF International (Ann Arbor, MI) has recently approved AuthenTechnologies LLC (Richmond, CA) as a subcontract-testing laboratory to apply innovative DNA-based technologies to enhance the quality of NSF’s dietary supplement and food testing and certification programs.  “We are thrilled to be recognized by NSF International as following the strictest guidelines for […]

AuthenTechnologies Awarded NIH-NCCAM Small Business Grant to Develop New DETECT IDNA Test for Finished Products & Extracts

The National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine recently awarded AuthenTechnologies a Small Business Innovation Research grant to develop a new genetic test, Detect IDNA™, which is aimed to advance our ability to detect and identify contaminants and adulterants in both raw materials, as well as identify species in highly processed […]


DNA Species Identification

DNA sequencing is the basis for species identity and is the only method capable of truly authenticating ingredients, from a single species to a complex mixture. AuthenTechnologies provides the only cGMP compliant DNA species identification services using traditional DNA sequencing, improved DNA Barcoding 2.0™ and Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) methods.

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Genetic Fingerprinting

Genetic fingerprinting using microsatellites/SSRs is the preferred method for characterizing genetic variation between individuals. AuthenTechnologies provides custom genetic fingerprinting solutions for a diverse array of species, for genetic diversity studies to Marker Aided Selection for crop improvement.

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At AuthenTechnologies, our goal is to apply innovative genetic technologies to improve the authenticity, safety, and quality of natural products, including raw materials, supplements, foods, and pharmaceuticals. We strive to deliver high-quality, efficient and effective solutions based on the most cutting-edge science to solve the challenges of our diverse clientele.

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