ChXout is a registered trademark belonging to Complement Genomics Ltd, a long established, reliable, highly recommended and trusted DNA testing company. The ChXout service has been designed to serve the non-human animal DNA testing market with species identification, gender determination and species quantitation services ( for example, in meat and fish products).
This includes paternity and relationship questions using DNA testing technology and we have our own UK based ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratories which are accredited by the UK Ministry of Justice for section 20 paternity testing.
Our contract molecular biology division, Geneblitz, has successfully delivered many genotyping and biomarker projects for international CROs who are involved in clinical trials for pharmaceuticals intended for human use. We operate this service to GCP.
We are also research active in both human and non-human genetic and biomarker testing and have been involved in a major project with the National Institute for Health Research examining the biomarkers which can predict healing in the diabetic foot ulcer.
We are based in the prestigious Durham Genome Centre.
Louise is the Chief Executive Officer and is a post graduate in Medical Genetics, having carried our research into the genetics of colon cancer. Louise is responsible for the day to day running of the company and is the designated Quality Manager.
Maria is responsible for the delivery of the ChXout service and is an expert molecular geneticist who is skilled in STR profiling, bio banking and bioinformatics.
Neil has been involved in genetic testing and molecular biology for over 30 years and is the author of over 40 original publications and three books. His current role in the company is in new business development and marketing.
A service for the consumer to identify plants (or plant parts...seed, leaf, fruit or root), animals or fungi at the species level to support any taxonomy you may have.
Identify and monitor wildlife. DNA based technologies using our environmental genetics service such as identification of bats from their droppings. Conservation enquiries requiring DNA (including eDNA) testing are particularly welcome.
Certify that your ingredients are authentic, protect your brand and increase your customer's confidence by using our DNA tests for seafood and meat species and our DNA based ingredient quantification services. DNA testing for plant based ingredients is also now available.
Identify unequivocally the sex of your birds with our DNA Bird Sex Determination Service. Bank your bird's DNA with us or discuss with us DNA profiling of your bird for parentage and/or species identification.