The STORY principle
A guide to the biological interpretation of metabolomics


The STORY principle

The complete 5-step guide to translating metabolomics data into meaningful stories

About this book

The STORY Principle will give you a solid foundation in the interpretation of metabolomics data and the skills you need to turn it into meaningful and impactful stories.
Whether you’re just starting out or looking to improve your data interpretation skills, this book will be your essential guide to unlocking the full potential of your data and staying ahead of the curve. The book combines the procedual 5 steps to be successful in data interpretation with the wisdom of senior academics who have walked the steps before you and share their insights.

Available in the biocrates webshop or on Amazon

  • About the STORY principle, a 5-step guide for the biological interpretation of any metabolomic dataset
  • How to convert numeric results into biological understanding of your experiment and actionable results
  • How to recognize and avoid the common pitfalls of data interpretation
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Researchers expect recipes on how to deal
with data interpretation. Here we see what the process really is and how data takes us on a journey fi lled with challenges and beauty.

Marynka Ulaszewska-Tarantino, Ph.D.

It’s like having in writing the advice
and conversations of a mentor that any
graduate student would like to have.

Carolina Abrahan, Ph.D.

The author

Alice Limonciel

Alice Limonciel, PhD

Senior Scientist | Data Interpretation
biocrates life sciences, Innsbruck, Austria

Alice holds a PhD in Molecular Biology from University Innsbruck, Austria and worked as a postdoc in the Netherlands. With many years of experience in analyzing and interpreting metabolomics data, Alice has a deep understanding of the challenges faced by scientists and the importance of turning data into meaningful stories. Her dedication to making metabolomics accessible to a wider audience and a clear concept of how this endeavour can be mastered make this book an invaluable resource for anyone looking to deepen their understanding of metabolomics data interpretation.


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About biocrates

biocrates, headquartered in Innsbruck, Austria, is a global leader in the growing field of targeted metabolomics. Our mission is to make metabolomics accessible to facilitate breakthroughs in biomedical research. With our pioneering phenotyping products and services, we help scientists and researchers discover new insights about disease prevention and personalized health. Our standardized, hypothesis-driven and quantitative approaches make biocrates’ products ideally suited for high-throughput applications in epidemiology, clinical biomarker research, and many other fields. Not only are our metabolomics kits used in laboratories worldwide, we also operate a contract-research laboratory in our headquarters, serving both academic and commercial partners from around the world. For more information visit our website,, or follow us on LinkedIn.