This section provides general guidelines and tips to assist sample preparation before submitting to the MCF. We highly recommend for all users to go through guidelines carefully before processing your samples.

Guide to sample cleanup and storage’ details some recommendations for metabolite and lipid extraction from biological samples. We provide common practical hints to minimize contamination and improve the quality of sample preparation, storage, or shipping. 

The Do’s and Don’ts list common mistakes to avoid during sample preparation and submission.

The FAQ addresses frequently asked questions about metabolomic analysis, anticipated results, and interpretation of data and troubleshooting.   

Sample preparation: Introduction

Sample preparation: Metabolite extraction