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AQUATIC ANIMAL HEALTH AND THERAPEUTICS LABORATORY (AquaHealth)

    ANALYTIC SERVICES        CONSULTATION
  • Total organic carbon analysis

  • Fatty acid analysis

  • Freeze drying

  • Chlorophyll a analysis

  • Nutrients in marine and freshwater ecosystems

  • Analysis of water quality parameters

  • Microalgae identification and enumeration

  • Seaweed/ seagrass identification and enumeration

 
  • Aquaculture pond selection and construction

  • Aquaculture system management

  • Fish disease diagnosis and treatment

  • Fish / shrimp breeding / hatchery management

  • Invertebrate culture breeding

  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

  • Environmental Impact Assessment of marine related projects

  • Integrated catchment area management

  • Coastal Zone

  • Marine pollution remediation and mitigation

  • Marine natural products

 SERVICE FEE (AquaHealth)

 

NATURAL MEDICINES AND PRODUCTS RESEARCH LABORATORY (NaturMeds)

     SERVICE OFFERED         FACILITIES
  • Antioxidant activity determination

  • DPPH Scavenging activity (MS IEC 17025 accredited test)

  • ABTS cation radical scavenging activity

  • Ferric reducing power

  • 𝞫-carotene bleaching activity

  • Iron chelating activity

  • Solvent extraction (Alcohol, water, dichloromethane, chloroform, petroleum ether, hexane)

  • Phenolic content determination

  • Total phenolics content

  • Total flavonoid content

  • Gene expression (multiplex)

  • Gene expression analysis

  • Antioxidant genes

  • Cardiovascular genes (Alzheimer's disease)

  • Diabetic genes

  • Anti-aging genes (Alzheimer's disease)

  • Mitochondrial membrane potential

  • Reactive oxygen species

  • Measurement of particle size and zeta potential

    Proximate analysis (moisture, ash, fat, protein and carbohydrate content)

   
  • Slide observation using fluorescence microscope

  • Absorbance, fluorescence and luminescence reading using multimode microplate reader-endpoint reading and kinetic reading

  • Amplification of PCR products

  • Extraction of RNA

  • Quantification of RNA/DNA

  • Refrigerated High-speed centrifuge

  • UV-VIS spectrophotometer

  • Gel imaging

  • Spray dryer

  • High Resolution Spectroscopy

  • 500 MHz Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)

  • Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopy (LC-MS)

  • Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopy (GC-MS)

  • Biology Assay

  • Anti-inflammatory

  • Immunomodulation

  • Anti-asthma

  • Anti-cancer

  • Anti-microbe

  • Quorum sensing

  • Nitric oxide, cell proliferation, cell cytotoxicity

CONSULTATION

  • Natural Medicines and Product Research Laboratory offers consultation services including providing proof of concept, contract research, product development and product commercialisation 
SERVICE FEE (NaturMeds)

 

LABORATORY OF VACCINE AND BIOMOLECULES (VacBio) 

     SERVICE OFFERED         FACILITIES
  • NGS Sample/ Library Preparation

  • Quantitative real time-PCR Analysis

  • Diagnosis of avian diseases virus (NDV/IBDV/IBV/AIV) using real-time PCR  

  • For detection of other pathogens, please write to:-          Puan Arba'ah Md. Salleh at ams@upm.edu.my 

  • AAS Sample Preparation

  • Hemagglutination Inhibition Test

  • Mammalian Cell Banking

  • Mammalian Cells Revival & Maintenance

  • Mammalian Cells Storage

 
  • Biosafety Level 3/ Animal Biosafety Level 3 Facility (under maintenance)
  • Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) System

  • Bioanalyzer

  • Qubit

  • Real-time PCR System

  • Gel Documentation System (Gel-Doc)

  • Chemiluminescence Imaging System (Chemi-Doc)

  • Infrared Imaging System

  • Bio-spectrometer

  • Sceptre 2.0 Handheld Cell Counter

  • High-Speed & Ultra-speed centrifuge

  • Laboratory Scale Fermenter System

  • Automatic Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) Detection system

  • High Pressure Protein Purification 

  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

  • Fourier Transform-Infra Red Spectrometer (FT-IR)

  • Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (AAS)

  • Microwave Digester

  • UV-VIS Spectrophotometer

  • High Pressure Chromatography Protein Purification & Analysing System

  • Nano Particle Sizer & Zeta Potential System (Zeta Sizer)

  • Freeze Dryer

  • ELISA Reader

  • High Pressure Homogenizer

  • Fluorescence Microscope

SERVICE FEE (VacBio)

 

UPM - MAKNA CANCER RESEARCH LABORATORY (CANRES)

    SERVICE OFFERED         FACILITIES
  • Cytotoxicity Assay Screening

  • Tissue culture training & Workshop

 
  • ELISA Microplate Reader

  • Inverted microscope with imaging system

  • Inverted fluorescence microscope with imaging system

  • Compound microscope with imaging system

  • Gradient PCR Mastercycle

  • Cell Culture Facilities

  • Cell Scepter

  • Gel Electrophoresis

  • SDS PAGE

  • Trans-Blot Turbo (Western Blot Transfer Starter System)

  • Gel Documentation (Gel-Doc) System

  • uHPLC with fraction collector

  • Flow cytometry

SERVICE FEE (CANRES)

 

MICROSCOPY UNIT (EM)
 
     SERVICES/ PRODUCT       ANALYSIS
  • Scanning Electron Microscope

 
  • Sample Processing

  • Critical Point Dryer

  • Sputter Coater

  • Viewing : SEM-High Vacuum

  • Viewing : SEM-Low Vacuum

  • Viewing : SEM-EDX

  • Viewing : FESEM

  • Viewing : FESEM & EDX


  • Transmission Electron Microscope

 
  • Sample Processing

  • Viewing


  • Ultramicrotome

 
  • Semi-thin section

  • Ultra-thin section

  • Cryo-ultramicrotome


  • Light Microscope

 
  • Confocal Microscope

  • Fluorescene Microscope


  • Histology Sample

 
  • Automatic Tissue Processor/Embedding Centre/Microtome


  •  Grid
 
  • Carbon Coated Fomvar Grid/Fomver Grid

SERVICE FEE (EM)


 

COMPARATIVE MEDICINES & TECHNOLOGY UNIT (COMeT)
 
     SERVICES OFFERED        FACILITIES
  • Rodents Animal Care

  • Experts techniques: 

       1. Surgery

       2. Bleeding

       3. Injection

       4. Oral Gavage

       5. Necropsy

  • Training

  • Veterinary Consultation

  • In-vivo Imaging System

 
  • Spacious rodents room that meets international standard.

  • Individually Ventilated Cages (IVC) system and Open Cage system to house the Rodents.

  • 900 L autoclave  to sterilize equipment, food and bedding.

  • RO (Reverse Osmosis) watering system for animal drink.

  • Controlled access via card to all rooms.

  • Procedure room with equipment to undertake research.

SERVICE FEE (COMeT)


 

BIODIVERSITY UNIT (UBD)
 
    SERVICES/ PRODUCK       ANALYSIS
  • Tissue culture stage I-IV

  • Tissue culture Ex-lab / without media)

  • Plantlets (Polybag)

 
  •  Tissue culture

  • Essential oil extraction (10 g-50 g)

  • Essential oil extraction (100 g-500 g)

  • Essential oil extraction (1 kg-10 kg)

  • Essential oil extraction (50 kg-100 kg)

  • Essential oil 1000 ml

  • Essential oil 500 ml

  • Essential oil 100 ml

 
  • Hydrodistillation


  • Refreshing bath

  • Herbal sack (Bunjut Herbal)

  • Mixed soil

  • Juvenile and small plant for sale

  • Plant sample for research available for sale (leaf, skin, flower, root, fruit, and whole plant)

  • Plant taxonomic identification

  • Plant specimen voucher preparation

   

SERVICE FEE (UBD)


 

MICROBIAL CULTURE COLLECTION UNIT (UNiCC)
 
     SERVICES/ PRODUCT        ANALYSIS
  • Public Depository

 
  • Freeze Drying and Freezing techniques.

  • Request of subsequent tubes (for depositors only)


  • Safe Depository

 
  • Freeze Drying and Freezing techniques. Storage for first 5 years.

  • Storage after the fifth year

  • Request of subsequent tubes for depositors only)


  • Viability Test

 
  • Viability testing of safe deposit cultures after prolonged storage (more than 1 month) will only be performed upon depositor's requests.


  • Preservation of Microorganisms

 
  • Freeze Drying technique

  • For additional ampoules


  • Microorganism Supply

 
  • Bacteria, fungi or yeast culture (For UNiCC or researchers strain with permission)


  •  Antimicrobial Test
 
  • No. of microbes : 1 - 3

  • No. of microbes : 4 - 5

  • No. of microbes : 6 - 7

  • No. of microbes : 8 - 10


  • Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) Test And Minimum Bactericidal Concentration (MBC) Test
 
  • 1 test

  • Identification of Bacteria And Fungi

 
  • Molecular Method 16s rRNA sequencing


  • Isolation of Bacteria and Fungi

 
  • Isolation of non-clinical microorganisms from various sources.

SERVICE FEE (UNiCC)


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