Xelect Ltd is a spin-out company
from the University of St Andrews in Scotland providing genetic services for
aquaculture, conservation and environmental monitoring.
Our core business is the
development of genetic markers for broodstock selection. Markers for superior meat yield and flesh
quality in Atlantic salmon are available for licensing worldwide. Xelect has a
strong pipeline of markers in development for other traits and species such as
Nile Tilapia. We also offer a comprehensive genotyping service including
relatedness analysis, sex determination, stock tracing and disease
Conservation and environmental monitoring
Xelect provides genetic services
to academia, government agencies and industry at competitive rates in the field
of conservation genetics and environmental monitoring, including DNA barcoding
for species identification and eDNA analysis.