Instrument List


Description : The equipment is used to perform sterilization of lab items such as pipette tips, beakers, glass bottles and many more.
Brand : Hirayama HVE-50
Services : Laboratory item sterilization.
Person-In-Charge : Mohammad Afiq Aizuddin Rosdi


Automated Cell Counter

Description : The equipment is used for counting of mammalian cells in one simple step using sophisticated cell counting algorithm to produce accurate cell counts in less than 30 seconds (with trypan blue staining or not).
Brand : Bio-rad/TC10
Services : Cell viability test Cell counts for cell-based assay
Person-In-Charge : Mohammad Afiq Aizuddin Rosdi


Automated Liquid Handler

Description : The equipment is used to perform a variety of liquid handling tasks from microplate filling to complex multi-step pipetting applications such as plate reformatting, stamping and serial dilutions. .
Brand : Thermo Scientific/Versette
Services : Custom designed liquid handling tasks into 96 and 384 well plates.
Person-In-Charge : Mohammad Afiq Aizuddin Rosdi



Description : The Agilent Bioanalyzer chip-based capillary electrophoresis machine allows rapid and sensitive investigation of nucleic acid samples including RNA, DNA and proteins. This equipment can be used to provide quality control measurement before downstream experiments such as microarray.
Brand : Agilent 2100
Services : Measurement of RNA and DNA integrity from various samples including animal and human cell culture and microbes.
Person-In-Charge : Noorfaiza binti A.Aziz


Centrifugal Partition Chromatography

Description : Centrifugal Partition Chromatography (CPC) is an automated device consists of 250 ml rotor column, pump, injector, detector, fraction collector and Preparative HPLC column channel. Both stationary and mobile phase are liquid. It’s used for purification and isolates the maximum amount of targeted compounds with highest purity in short time.
Brand : Arment instrument (Gilson)
Services : Isolation of compounds Purification of samples
Person-In-Charge : Azimah Amanah


Compound library

Description : This is an automated compound storage facility which offers robust storage for plant chemical samples. All samples are barcoded, hence easily tracked and logged. Its pneumatics capability enable user to cherry pick on those samples that are required for analysis. This can eliminate unnecessary partial thawing, ensuring the integrity of samples remaining in the storage. It can store up to 100, 000 samples in -20°C environment.
Brand : TTP Labtech's comPOUND® 
Services : Storage for plant crude extracts Storage for plant partitions Storage for plant fractions Storage for isolated compounds * In the form of 1.4ml barcoded tube/0.5ml barcoded tubes
Person-In-Charge : Dr. Siti Zuraidah Mohamad Zobir


Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope System

Description : It comes with high performance Apochromat objectives which are able to enhance spectral imaging (acquisition of a 32-channel spectral image of 512 x 512 pixels with a single scan in 0.6 second). 4 fluorescence channels with 3 lasers can be run simultaneously. Image acquisition of both fixed specimens and live cells are supported either in two-dimensional (2D), 3D or 4D formats.
Brand : Nikon C2+
Services : 1. Instrument rental. 2. Image acquisition.
Person-In-Charge : Amyra Amat Sain


Differential Scanning Calorimetry

Description : DSC is a thermal analytical instrument used to assess the rate and degree of heat change as a function of temperature and time. The data from this analytical technique will be used to aid in the understanding of the thermal properties of organic and inorganic material or any of their mixtures.
Brand : Perkin Elmer/Diamond DSC
Services : Consultation on thermal analysis; thermal stability & reaction kinetics of material. Biochemical reaction study: single molecular transition of a molecule forms one conformation to another.
Person-In-Charge : Mohd Anuar Shahudin


Extracellular Flux Analyzer

Description : The Extracellular Flux Analyzer can be used to simultaneously interrogate the two major energy producing pathways of the cell, i.e. the mitochondrial respiration and glycolysis, in a 24-well microplate, in real-time. This instrument determines in vitro oxygen consumption rate (OCR) and extracellular acidification rate (ECAR) of cells upon drug treatment.
Brand : Seahorse Biosciences XF 24
Services : Cellular functions real-time assessments in: Mitochondrial respiration Glycolytic function Fatty acid oxidation
Person-In-Charge : Dr. Nur Adelina Ahmad Noruddin


Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope

Description : Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FESEM) an equipment to obtain topographical information from sample surface and surface structures including surface exposed by fracturing. Researchers in biology, chemistry and physics apply this technique to observe structures that may be as small as 1 nanometer (= billion of a millimeter).
Brand : Hitachi/SU 8010
Services : Microscopy: Obtaining surface structures of animal and plant tissues, as well as bacteria, viruses and fungi. Training in the microscopy field. SEM, TEM & EDX analysis.
Person-In-Charge : Mohd Anuar Shahudin


Flow Cytometer

Description : Flow cytometry is a fluidics and laser-based technology used to analyze and quantitate extracellular proteins and DNA singly or in combination present in single cells suspension. This instrument is compatible with cells originating from multiple species including, but not limited to, human, non-human primates, rodents, and canine.
Brand : BD FACSverse™
Services : Instrument rental.
Person-In-Charge : Noorfaiza binti A.Aziz


High Content Screening System

Description : High-content screening (HCS) integrates the microscopy, image processing, and high-resolution visualization tools to extract data from cells and report quantitative results. HCS employs fluorescence imaging of samples in a high-throughput format and sophisticated analysis software to allow quantitative measurements of multiple cell populations in the course of an experiment.
Brand : GE Healthcare IN Cell 2200
Services : Biological research and drug discovery screening to identify substances such as natural product compounds, peptides, or other biological active molecules that alter the phenotype of a cell in: Protein localization Protein expression Cell cycle study Object intensity Granularity Nuclear translocation Neurite outgrowth detection Membrane translocation Micronuclei Cell morphology analysis
Person-In-Charge : Dr Lau Wai Kwan


High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)-Waters

Description : High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) use a liquid mobile phase to separate the components of a mixture. The components are dissolved in a solvent and forced to flow through a chromatographic column under high pressure. Our HPLC models are designed with two primary configurations which are 2690 and 2690 XE.
Brand : Waters 2690 Separations Module.
Services : The identification (ID) of individual compounds in the sample. Measurement of the amount of a compound in a sample (concentration).
Person-In-Charge : Noorfaiza binti A.Aziz



Description : The equipment is used as time-lapse cytometry instrumentation for long-term quantitative analysis of living cell dynamics that circumvent the drawbacks of traditional methods requiring toxic stains. The equipment is placed inside a CO2 incubator which provides suitable conditions for mammalian cell growth.
Brand : Holomonitor M4
Services : Morphological kinetics analysis. Scratch assay or wound healing assay. Label-free cell-cycle analysis
Person-In-Charge : Mohammad Afiq Aizuddin Rosdi


Inverted Phase Contrast Microscope with Camera

Description : The equipment is used for basic live cell culture applications such as observing cell morphology.
Brand : OLYMPUS CKX-41
Services : Daily monitoring and record of cells images during certain cellular processes.
Person-In-Charge : Mohammad Afiq Aizuddin Rosdi


Inverted, Phase Contrast Fluorescence Microscope

Description : The IX71 inverted research microscope for advanced live cell applications. The IX71 features a modular frame and optical design that provides nine access ports for multiple input and output devices, making the system ready for multi-wavelength, advanced fluorescence applications. This Inverted Fluorescence Microscope efficiently detecting even faint fluorescence signals without damaging the cell, optimizing multi-color observation. Delivering unprecedented image quality over a super wide light spectrum.
Brand : Olympus IX71
Services : View and capture fluorescent images from labelled and auto fluorescent samples.
Person-In-Charge : Abdul Hadi bin Ariffin


Mammalian Cell Storage Facility

Description : The equipment is used in cell cryopreservation and storage in very low temperature, -196oC (liquid nitrogen).
Brand : MVE/Cryosystem 750
Services : Cell cryopreservation and storage. Cell revival and culture.
Person-In-Charge : Mohammad Afiq Aizuddin Rosdi


Molecular Imager

Description : The ChemiDoc XRS+ system is based on CCD high-resolution, high-sensitivity detection technology and modular options to accommodate a wide range of samples and support multiple detection methods including fluorescence, colorimetry, densitometry, chemiluminescence, and chemifluorescence. The system is controlled by Image Lab™ software to optimize imager performance for fast, integrated, and automated image capture and analysis of various samples.
Brand : Bio-Rad ChemiDocTM XRS System
Services : Imaging and digital documentation of DNA electrophoresis SDS-PAGE gels Western blots stained with HRP-conjugated antibodies
Person-In-Charge : Abdul Hadi bin Ariffin


Multi-Mode Microplate Reader

Description : Synergy™ HTX is designed for samples read out from 6 to 384 well microplates and Take3 Micro-Volume Plates. Absorbance, fluorescence and luminescence measurements are all made using a unique dual-optics design that provides superior performance. The absorbance detection optics uses a xenon flash lamp and monochromator for filter-free wavelength selection from 200 to 999 nm in 1 nm increments. Fluorescence determinations are made using a tungsten halogen lamp with interference filters in conjunction with a PMT detector for maximum sensitivity. Gen5 Data Analysis Software is used for data collection, analysis, exporting and reporting.
Brand : BioTek Instruments/ Synergy HTX
Services : Samples read out using various detection modes including fluorescence intensity, fluorescence polarization, time-resolved fluorescence, luminescence and UV-visible absorbance in various multiwell plate formats. Low volume (2µl) nucleic acid and protein quantification in 16 microspot Take 3 Plate format.
Person-In-Charge : Nur Adelina Ahmad Noruddin


Multimode Plate Reader

Description : The equipment is used to detect biological, chemical or physical events of samples in microtiter plates. This multimode plate reader available at IPharm is for detection of (fluorescence intensity (including FRET), fluorescence polarization,luminescence (including BRET), UV/Vis absorbance, time-resolved fluorescence (including TR-FRET) and AlphaScreen®/AlphaLISA®) in various plate formats.
Brand : BMG Labtech CLARIOstar
Services : The multimode plate reader read out and analysis of : Assay such as cell-based assay, cell-free assay and enzymatic assay. Chemical testing such as total phenolic compound test. High-throughput assay in microtiter plate (6 to 1536 well plate) with stacker that provides rapid loading, unloading, restacking, and continuous feeding for up to 50 microplates. DNA, RNA quantification up to 16 samples simultaneously. Analyze kinetic assaywhich required CO2 and O2 incubation.
Person-In-Charge : Mohammad Afiq Aizuddin Rosdi


Real Time PCR (qPCR) System

Description : The system can discriminate up to five targets in a single reaction well with sample volume as low as 10µl. It is a fluorescence-based detection of amplification products through use of a DNA-binding dye (SYBR Green I) or hybridization probe (TaqMan, for eg. Cy5, FAM, HEX, Texas Red). The initial level of nucleic acid in a reaction can be determined from the number of cycle required to generate a set of amplification products.
Brand : Bio-rad/CFX96
Services : Quantitation of relative gene expression using single plex, duplex and multiplex methods. Consultancy.
Person-In-Charge : Noorfaiza binti A.Aziz


Refrigerated Centrifuge

Description : A centrifuge is a device for separating particles from a solution according to their density at high speed and low temperature. Can generate centrifugation speed of about 60000g at low temperature and are used to collect micro-organism, cellular debris, larger cellular organelles and proteins.
Brand : Eppendorf/5810R
Services : According to request.
Person-In-Charge : Abdul Hadi bin Ariffin



Description : The DeNovix DS-11 (microvolume) takes the world of microvolume spectrophotometry to a whole new level. Its compact, stand-alone design allows it to operate without a PC and does not require any software installation. Just turn it on and it’s ready to go.
Brand : Denovix DS11
Services : Quantifying DNA, RNA and Protein.
Person-In-Charge : Abdul Hadi bin Ariffin


Western Blot

Description : To identify the presence of a specific protein in a mixture of proteins extracted from cells or organisms. In short, some essential steps are conducted which involve protein separation according to molecular weight, followed by protein transfer to a membrane and marking of the target protein using primary and secondary antibodies for visualization.
Brand : BIO RAD Trans-blot Turbo, Invitrogen/iBlot
Services : Personal training to conduct western blot experiment.
Person-In-Charge : Nur Adelina Ahmad Noruddin