LGC Limited

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LGC Limited
Type Limited
Industry Laboratory informatics
Headquarters Queens Road, Teddington, Middlesex, United Kingdom
Number of locations 3
Area served Worldwide
Products Kraken
Website LGCGroup.com
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/410756

LGC Limited—doing business as LGC Biosearch Technologies—develops and distributes laboratory informatics software solutions for genomics labs.


Technology and products


Kraken is a laboratory information management system (LIMS) that "manages the time consuming and error prone data handling and planning associated with DNA extraction, genotyping and DNA sequencing."[1]


Product: Kraken
Sample, inventory, and data management
Sample login and management?Y[1]
Sample tracking?Y[1]
Sample and/or result batching?
Task and event scheduling?Y[1]
Option for manual result entry?
Multiple data viewing methods?Y[1]
Data and trend analysis?Y[1]
Data and equipment sharing?
Customizable fields and/or interface?
Query capability?Y[1]
Import data?Y[2]
Internal file or data linking?
External file or data linking?
ELN support or integration?
Export data to MS Excel?Y[2]
Raw data management?
Data warehouse?
Deadline control?
Production control?
Project and/or task management?Y[1]
Inventory management?
Document creation and/or management?
Case management?
Workflow management?
Specification management?
Customer and supplier management?
Billing management?
Quality, security, and compliance
Regulatory compliance?
QA / QC functions?
Performance evaluation?
Audit trail?Y[1]
Chain of custody?
Configurable roles and security?
Data normalization?
Data validation?
Data encryption?
Version control?
Automatic data backup?
Environmental monitoring?Y[1]
Reporting, barcoding, and printing
Custom reporting?Y[1]
Report printing?
Label support?Y[1]
Barcode support?Y[1]
Export to PDF?
Export to MS Word?
Export to HTML and/or XML?
Fax integration?
Email integration?
Base functionality
Administrator management?Y[2]
Instrument interfacing and management?Y[1]
Mobile device integration?
Alarms and/or alerts?Y[2]
Work-related time tracking?
Voice recognition system?
External monitoring?
Web client or portal?
Online or integrated help?
Software as a service delivery model?
Usage-based cost?
Industries served
biotechnology, high-throughput sequencing, life sciences


Additional information


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 "Kraken". LGC Ltd. https://www.biosearchtech.com/support/tools/genotyping-software/kraken. Retrieved 28 October 2020. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "Kraken - Manual". LGC Ltd. http://results.lgcgenomics.com/software/kraken_manual/help.htm. Retrieved 15 May 2014.