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Our Services

We are the European reference laboratory for fatty acid analyses. Our services include the following:

Analyses of the full fatty acid spectra of erythrocytes, plasma, tissue and other samples. Specifically HS-Omega-3-Index and trans fatty acids, for which we are the only laboratory in Europe.

Each analysis includes the following fatty acids:
Ω-3 fatty acids:Ω-9 fatty acids:Ω-6 fatty acids:
α-Linolenic (ALA) 18:3 ω3
Eicosapentaenoic (EPA) 20:5 ω3
Docosapentaenoic (DPA) 22:5 ω3
Docosahexaenoic (DHA) 22:6 ω3
Öleic 18:1 ω9
Gondonic 20:1 ω9
Nervonic 24:1 ω9
Linoleic (LA) 18:2 ω6
γ-Linolenic (GLA) 18:3 ω6
Dihomo-γ-linolenic (DGLA) 20:3 ω6
Arachidonic (AA) 20:4 ω6
Docosatetraenoic (DTA) 22:4 ω6
Eicosadienoic 20:2 ω6
C22:5 ω6
Trans-fatty acids:Saturated fatty acids:
Palmitoleinic 16:1 ω7t
Elaidinic 18:1 ω9t
C18:2 ω6tt
C18:2 ω6ct
C18:2 ω6tc
Palmitinic 16:0
Stearinic 18:0
Lignocerinic 24:0

You may view our report partially here.

If you require advice on medical matters or on the latest scientific findings, we would be more than happy to speak to you personally. Please make an appointment for a telephone call.


Sipping material (e.g. boxes and/or envelopes) can be ordered from us, as well as tubes and needles.


Upon request, we provide a periodic scientific newsletter.

Science and research

More than 80 publications illustrate our experience and competence that we are willing to share with you.
We support science and research by:


Design, planning, conducting, interpretation of data, and publication of clinical studies according to all pertinent rules and regulation in collaboration with Ludwig Maximilians-University Munich.