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300MHz NMR spectrometer for liquid-state samples

Small molecule structure elucidation: elucidation of connectivity, stereochemical configuration and conformation.

3D Bioprinter

3D Bioprinter with temperature control system, air dispenser controller and air compressor for plastic materials.

400MHz NMR spectrometer for liquid samples
  • Small molecule structure elucidation: elucidation of connectivity, stereochemical configuration and conformation.
  • Structural characterisation of nanoparticles and their interactions with substrates.
  • Mobility studies and molecular dynamics.
  • Monitoring of chemical processes: kinetics.
  • Determination of association and molecular interaction processes.
  • Studies at variable temperatures.
  • Observation of a wide variety of magnetic cores: 19F, 195Pt, 133Cs, 11B, 31P, 6Li, 29Si, etc.
400MHz NMR spectrometer for solid-state samples

Structural characterisation of solid materials and immobilised substances on solids.

It enables the analysis of very diverse materials:

  • Soil, wood, cellulose
  • Ceramic materials
  • Polymers
  • Polymorphs, glass, metal and alloys
  • Porous materials such as zeolites and aluminosilicates
  • Nanoparticles
  • Studies on solid organometallic complexes.
5% CO₂ 21%O2 hypoxia incubator

Maintains uniform culture conditions throughout the space by means of a direct air jacket heating system, which allows the exact simulation of physiological conditions to be achieved. Homogeneous temperature distribution on all walls of the useful enclosure, thus avoiding possible condensation. Fast and highly efficient distribution of temperature, CO₂ and humidity is achieved by a stainless steel fan at the top of the incubator, ensuring uniformity for all samples regardless of their location in the incubator.

500MHz NMR spectrometer for liquid samples

Small molecule structure elucidation: elucidation of connectivity, stereochemical configuration and conformation.

Structural characterisation of nanoparticles and their interactions with substrates.

Mobility studies and molecular dynamics.

Monitoring of chemical processes: kinetics.

Determination of association and molecular interaction processes.

Studies at variable temperatures.

Mixture analysis, component quantification and determination.

Studies on molecular dissemination, size and mobility.

Studies on chemical reaction mechanisms, characterisation of reaction intermediates, acquisition of kinetic and thermodynamic reaction parameters.

Studies on molecular interactions, association processes determination and host-guest affinity molecular interaction, enzyme-substrate molecular recognition.

Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer

The Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer is a microfluidic-based platform designed for sizing, quantification and quality control of DNA and RNA by small-chip electrophoresis in a single instrument. Results are obtained in a short time in an automated way, directly in digital format.

The miniaturisation of analytical instruments offers numerous advantages over conventional techniques. These include improved data accuracy and reproducibility, reduced analysis times, minimal sample consumption and improved automation and integration of complex workflows.

Analogue bain marie

Water bath to regulate the temperature of the liquid from 5 ºC to 110 ºC.

Analytical and precision single-pan balance

Analytical and precision single-pan balance equipped with "State-of-the-Art", measuring accuracy, repeatability, sturdy ABS housing, with LCD display. Applications: counting, weighing, averaging. Net total. RS 232 bidirectional interface. External calibration, compact housing and its excellent operability from weighing metals to, counting parts or working with chemicals and liquids.

Aquarium sample laboratory

Equipment of the Experimental Aquarium Plant Laboratory.

Aquarium systems

Nine water filtration and recirculation systems for the preservation of aquatic organisms.

Array platform: expression and cytogenetics

The Array platform, designed by Affymetrix, provides a holistic study of organisms from the perspective of systems biology, a better understanding of biological properties and interactions as a whole. This technology provides the flexibility to study a specific subset of genes of interest or to be able to focus on the study of the genome at a global level in order to understand and define in depth the complex mechanisms and networks that underlie biological processes and diseases. 

Automatic Flash Point Determination Equipment

Equipment that determines the lowest temperature at which sufficient vapour is emitted to form a flammable mixture in air at standard atmospheric pressure.

Automatic cell counter

Reads and reproduces the total cell count and performs live/dead cell correlation in one step. Results in 30 seconds.

Biological safety laminar flow cabinet type IIA

They are suitable for the handling of biologically pathogenic samples or products (up to micro-organisms of third degree of risk) ensuring the protection of sterile air in the working area, a high protection of the operator and also of the environment.

Braun Multiparametric Monitor

Equipment designed to monitor the patient's vital signs (ECG, pulse oximetry, capnography, invasive and non-invasive blood pressure, temperature).

Bright-field microscope (modified laser microdissector)

The bright-field microscope allows us to view stained or naturally pigmented samples that are highly contrasted. The source of illumination is white light. The components of the sample are visualised thanks to the differences in contrast between them and the surrounding medium.

Capillary Electrophoresis Sequencing System

The equipment allows DNA sequencing by the Sanger method and fragment size determination.

Cibertec Large inhalation anaesthesia equipment, animal operating theatre

Equipment that allows the induction and maintenance of rodents under anaesthesia for the performance of surgical procedures. Anaesthesia should always be complemented by an adequate analgesia protocol.

Citòmetre de flux Separador Cel·lular ARIA FUSION

Separador Cel·lular equipat amb 6 làsers, cabina de Bioseguretat i extracció d'aerosols. Permet, en primer lloc, el mesurament ràpid de paràmetres morfològics i funcionals d'un gran nombre de cèl·lules individuals suspeses al mig líquid. Per a això, les cèl·lules es marquen inicialment amb anticossos conjugats amb fluorocroms, o sondes fluorescents que s'uneixen a proteïnes situades en la superfície o dins de la cèl·lula. La llum dispersada i la fluorescència emesa pels marcadors en passar les cèl·lules, una a una pels diferents làsers, permet mesurar simultàniament característiques estructurals i diversos paràmetres en cadascuna d'aquestes cèl·lules.

A més, després de l'anàlisi, és possible separar i recollir subpoblacions d'interés de la mostra per a posteriors estudis.

Citòmetre de flux analitzador FORTESSA

Citòmetre analitzador amb 5 làsers que permet el mesurament ràpid de paràmetres morfològics i funcionals d'un gran nombre de cèl·lules individuals suspeses al mig líquid. Per a això, les cèl·lules es marquen inicialment amb anticossos conjugats amb fluorocroms o sondes fluorescents que s'uneixen a proteïnes situades en la superfície o dins de la cèl·lula. La llum dispersada i la fluorescència emesa pels marcadors en passar les cèl·lules, una a una pels diferents làsers, permet mesurar simultàniament característiques estructurals i diversos paràmetres en cadascuna d'aquestes cèl·lules.

Climatic chamber

Climatic chamber with 12 glass aquariums for pathology tests with aquatic organisms.

Confocal microscope SP8

The confocal microscope allows us to visualize images with different fluorescent labelling, therefore obtaining images of great sharpness and quality because the pictures earned are not contaminated by light emitted outside the focal plane. Thanks to this confocal characteristic, we can perform three-dimensional reconstructions from optical sections.

DMi8 inverted live cell microscope - calcium probes

The variety of fluorescent proteins and multicolour probes that have been developed allows virtually any molecule to be tagged. The ability to visualise protein dynamics in vesicles, organelles, cells and tissues has provided new information about the functioning of cells in both healthy and diseased situations. This information includes the spatio-temporal dynamics of processes, such as mitosis; studies on the dynamics of ions, such as Ca+₂ and changes in the cytoskeleton.

DXA Body Composition Analyser for Laboratory Animals

InAlyzer (MEDIKORS INC.) is a body composition analyser for laboratory animals using DXA (Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry) with FAM BEAM 2 technology using a dual DR and DXA imaging model.    This instrument provides accurate results of mineral content and density, bone, body composition (BMC, FAT, LEAN) of laboratory animals, in units of 0.001g without dissection, allowing serial evaluation of several laboratory animals after anaesthesia.

Ekspert 425 liquid chromatography system

High-pressure liquid chromatography system with nano/micro configuration.

Elemental Analyser

Equipment that performs analysis of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, sulphur and oxygen.

Espectròmetre de masses QTRAP

Espectròmetre de masses amb font de ionització ESI i analitzador híbrid triple quadrupol.

Espectròmetre de masses híbrid Q-TOF de ultra alta resolució amb trampa de mobilitat iònica TIMS-TOF-FLEX

Espectròmetre de masses amb font de ionització ESI i analitzador híbrid QTOF amb trampa de mobilitat iònica.

FABIUS Ventilator (pig)

Equipment designed for the administration of inhalation anaesthesia and/or patient ventilation during surgical or diagnostic procedures.

FV1000 confocal laser microscope

Confocal microscope mounted on a motorised inverted IX81 which includes the following lenses: 10x, 20x, 40x (oil), 60x (oil), 60x (water). This equipment’s excitation lines are: 405nm, 488nm, 515nm, 559nm, 594nm y 635nm. Moreover, the equipment has an incubation system, which makes it the appropriate equipment for live-cell work.

FV1000MPE Multiphoton Confocal Microscope

Multiphoton confocal microscope mounted on a motorised BX61WI upright microscope equipped with a XPLN25xWMP water immersion lens exclusive to multiphoton microscopy, with a numerical aperture of 1.05 and a working distance of 2mm. It has a Mai-Tai HP DeepSee pulsed tunable laser (Spectra Physics) in the 690 to 1040nm range with an average power of 2.0 W. The infrared element of this laser allows for further penetration in the sample and causes less cell damage. The signal is picked up by four detectors covering the whole visible range (420-500/515-580/590-650/660-740).

FV10W confocal laser microscope

Fully motorised standard confocal equipment allowing for programmed acquisitions on several predefined areas. It has a dry 10x (NA 0,4) lens and a 60x (NA 1,2) water immersion one. The excitation lines are: 405nm, 473nm, 559nm y 635nm. This equipment is suited for live-cell experiments as it includes an incubator with temperature control.

Field emission scanning electron microscope

Scanning electron microscope with field emission gun (FEG) and a resolution of 1.4 nm to 1 kV.

Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer (FAAS)

Equipment for the analysis of metals and inorganic elements.

Flow cytometer analyser - BD LSR Fortessa X-20

Equipment that determines and quantifies the fluorescence of fluorescent probes attached to different parts of both eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells, organelles, proteins. The emitted fluorescence is collected on different filters limited to a certain wavelength. Fluorescence quantification is associated with the cell parameter being measured, generating quantitative results such as fluorescence intensity, percentage of cell populations, cell count/ML.

Flow cytometer analyzer - BD FACSVERSE

Equipment that determines and quantifies the fluorescence of fluorescent probes attached to different parts of both eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells, organelles, proteins. The emitted fluorescence is collected on different filters limited to a certain wavelength. Fluorescence quantification is associated with the cell parameter being measured, generating quantitative results such as fluorescence intensity, percentage of cell populations, cell count/ML.

Fluorescence Spectrometer

Equipment that determines the fluorescence of a substance or material that is capable of absorbing energy in the form of electromagnetic radiation and then emitting part of that energy in the form of electromagnetic radiation of a different wavelength.

Fluorescence inverted microscope

Fluorescence is one of the most widely used physical phenomena in biological and analytical microscopy, mainly because of its high degree of sensitivity and specificity. Fluorescence microscopy allows users to determine the distribution of a single molecule, its quantity and its location within a cell.

Fluorescence microscopes used in research applications are based on a series of optical filters. The filters are usually inserted in a filter block. While the excitation filter selects the wavelengths that excite a particular fluorophore within the sample, the emission filter acts as a kind of quality control, as it only allows the wavelengths of interest emitted by the fluorophore to pass through.

Fluoroscopy, interventional radiology equipment

Fluoroscopy is the method of real-time X-ray imaging, considered to be a very effective tool for a wide variety of diagnostic examinations and patient interventions. It should not be confused with conventional radiology, which is based on static imaging, commonly known as radiography.

Gamma spectrometry with Ge(Hp) detectors

Gamma spectrometry is a multi-element analysis technique allowing to obtain the different-energy gamma radiation spectrum emitted by radioactive isotopes, the latter being registered by a photon detector. It’s based on photons producing charge carriers (electron-hole excitations) freely moving within the semiconductor to the collection electrodes.

Gas-mass Chromatographer, GC-MS

Gas chromatographer with single quadrupole mass spectrometry detector, GC-MS, applying volatile compound analysis.

Genomic and transcriptomic analysis system for single cells

Platform to carry out transcriptomic studies in the single cell field, allowing the study of transcriptomic and phenotypic variability among thousands of cells based on single cell RNA.

Greenhouse cabin with Biological Containment Level 1 (NCB1)

Venlo greenhouse cabin with biological containment level 1 (NCB1), with control of temperature, relative humidity, CO₂, lighting and irrigation through the Ridder Multima system for regulation, and climate and irrigation control.

Greenhouse cabin with Biological Containment Level 2 (NCB2)

Venlo greenhouse cabin with biological containment level 1 (NCB1), with control of temperature, relative humidity, CO₂, lighting and irrigation through the Ridder Multima system for regulation, and climate and irrigation control.

HRTEM TECNAI 200kV

200kV field emission transmission electron microscope (FEG) with a resolution (Point Resolution) of 0.24nm. It’s equipped with a CCD GATAN camera and “Digital Micrograph”, a Software for image acquisition and treatment. This equipment allows to make HRTEM images, electron diffraction patterns and spectroscopic techniques such as EDS and Mapping. It also includes a “Double-Tilt” sample holder, which allows for a complete sample orientation.

High content Screening IN CELL

High content screening analysis equipment via automatic image capture for the study of live or fixed cell cultures, in plates or slides. It includes four long-distance lens: 4x, 10x, 20x y 40x. It also includes an incubator with temperature control and an automatic reagent dispenser.

High microbiological safety cabinet

They are suitable for the handling of biologically pathogenic samples or products (up to micro-organisms of third degree of risk) ensuring the protection of sterile air in the working area, a high protection of the operator and also of the environment.

Hybrid mass spectrometer

Hybrid mass spectrometer with flight time quadrupole analyser, QTOF (LC-MS/MS) high resolution.

Incubator 5% CO₂ 21%O2 - Heracell 150i

Maintains uniform culture conditions throughout the entire space by means of a direct air jacket heating system, which enables the exact simulation of physiological conditions to be achieved. Homogeneous temperature distribution on all walls of the useful space, thus avoiding possible condensation. Fast and highly efficient distribution of temperature, CO₂ and humidity is achieved by a stainless steel fan at the top of the incubator, ensuring uniformity for all samples regardless of their location in the incubator.

Incubator 5% CO₂ 21%O2 - SANYO MCO18AIC

Maintains uniform culture conditions throughout the space. Improves temperature stability thanks to three independently controlled heaters and Panasonic's unique, patented air jacket construction. Patented SafeCell™ UV system, which acts on the internal air ducts to destroy contaminants in the air and humidity tray. Exclusive copper-enriched stainless steel InCu saFe® interior surfaces ensure consistent protection against germs.

Incubator 5% CO₂ 21%O2 - SANYO MCO19AIC

Maintains uniform culture conditions throughout the space. Improves temperature stability thanks to three independently controlled heaters and Panasonic's unique, patented air jacket construction. Patented SafeCell™ UV system, which acts on the internal air ducts to destroy contaminants in the air and humidity tray. Exclusive copper-enriched stainless steel InCu saFe® interior surfaces ensure consistent protection against germs.

Incubator 5% CO₂ 21%O2 for organoids

Maintains uniform culture conditions throughout the space. Automatic autozeroing system for accurate and permanent control. CO₂ inlet with biological filter.

Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometer with Mass Detector (ICP-MS)

Equipment for the analysis of metals and inorganic elements at trace level.

Inverted microscope

Inverted microscope with phase contrast, 4 lenses of 5X, 10X, 20X and 40X. With camera and a monitor attached.

LC-MS and GC/MS (UHPLC/GC/MS-Q-TOF) Bruker IMPACT II Chromatography Equipment

Equipment that quantitatively determines the concentrations of one, several or many substances in a biological (serum, plasma, tissue or urine), food or environmental sample. This is achieved by chromatographic separation of the compounds present in the matrix to be studied, either by liquid chromatography or gas chromatography and their subsequent nebulisation with fragmentation to detect the components according to their molecular weight.

LC-MS/MS Spectrometer (triple quadrupole)

Mass spectrometer with TQ Detector triple quadrupole analyser. Metabolite quantification.

Laboratori de citometria

Laboratori amb equipament complet per a la preparació, adquisició, separació i anàlisi de mostres per citometria de flux.

Laboratori de cultius cel·lulars

Laboratori de Cultius Cel·lulars de Nivell de Contenció Biològica 2 (NCB2). Disposa de diverses sales: Sala de Línies Cel·lulars, Sala de Cultius Primaris, sala d'Hipòxia i Sala de Vectors Virals (NCB2+), amb 10 cabines de bioseguretat, 6 incubadors i tot l'equipament necessari per a poder treballar amb cultius de cèl·lules eucariotes.

Preparat i controlat pels tècnics perquè l'usuari només pense en el seu experiment.

Laminar flow cabinet

OptiMair vertical laminar flow cabinets are useful for mycology, food microbiology, plant and mammalian cell culture, clinical pharmacy and hospital protocols, clean rooms, pharmaceutical industry where product protection is required.

Liquid scintillation detectors

They use the light-emission property of some materials when their free electrons produce excitations which later de-excite after the passing of ionising radiation. The emitted light turns into an electric signal that’s later measured with a photomultiplier.

Low volume spectrophotometer

These are full-spectrum UV-Vis spectrophotometers for quantifying and assessing the purity of DNA, RNA, protein and more.

Mass spectrometer MALDI TOF TOF

Mass spectrometer with MALDI ionisation source and time flight analyser.

Massarray Platform

The Massarray platform is responsible for the research study of biological samples through the fine mapping of DNA sequences and the analysis of methylation phenomena. With this equipment, dozens of DNA variants such as SNPs, insertions or deletions can be analysed in hundreds of samples in a short time with a high degree of precision and sensitivity. It is also possible to analyse somatic mutations such as those present in samples of cancerous origin. Finally, the degree of methylation of individual CpGs in short DNA sequences can be quantitatively quantified.

Massive DNA sequencing system

Massive DNA sequencing equipment based on sequencing by synthesis, using nucleotides labelled with fluorophores of different colours, and capturing images of the emitted fluorescence.

Massive sequencing system

High-throughput sequencing equipment that allows obtaining short sequences of up to 300 bp.

Massive sequencing system

High-throughput sequencing equipment that allows obtaining sequences with an average length of more than 30 kb.

Matrx VMS SCIL inhalation anaesthesia. Immunocompromised animal ward

Equipment that allows the induction and maintenance of rodents under anaesthesia for the performance of surgical procedures. Anaesthesia should always be complemented by an adequate analgesia protocol.

Micro PET-CT (Micro CT)

Micro-computed axial tomography (Micro-CT) is a system for obtaining 3-dimensional (3D) anatomical images of internal organs. This technique uses X-radiation to obtain anatomical slices or sections for diagnostic purposes.

Mouse Ventilator

Ventilation equipment for animals weighing between 18 and 70 grams (mouse).

Multi-purpose room

A space for holding interviews and/or meetings, seminars or videoconferences.

Multielemental Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer (FAAS)

Equipment that performs analysis of metals and inorganic elements.

Multiparametric rodent monitor

Rodent monitor: for monitoring electrocardiogram, blood pressure, respiratory rate, oxygen saturation.

N2 Tank

Cryogenic receptacle for storage of cell lines.

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy is defined as the study of molecules by recording the interaction of radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation with the nuclei of molecules located in an external magnetic field. It is a technique used to evaluate the biochemical content of living tissues, providing metabolic information complementary to the anatomical alterations that can be found in radiological studies.

Panlab inhalation anaesthesia equipment, small animal operating theatre

Equipment that allows the induction and maintenance of rodents under anaesthesia for the performance of surgical procedures. Anaesthesia should always be complemented by an adequate analgesia protocol.

QTOF mass spectrometer

Mass spectrometer with ESI ionisation source and hybrid double quadrupole flight time analyser.

QTRAP 6500+

A more sensitive and selective piece of equipment, faster in carrying out analysis and a solid service improver for the analysis of trace-level samples (pico-nanograms levels) of a great metabolite number in complex matrices such as biofluids and tissues, in an automated and relatively fast manner, generating a profile by multivariate statistical techniques, etc.

QTRAP mass spectrometer

Mass spectrometer with ESI ionisation source and hybrid triple quadrupole analyser.

Qualitative analysis software

Qualitative analysis software allows you to categorise, link and extract information from analysed data, which can be text documents, audio recordings, images, videos and even in some cases geo-referenced data.

The Olympus Dictation transcription pedals enable the creation of audio transcriptions.

Quantitative analysis software

Quantitative analysis programmes allow for the statistical analysis of survey data.

Quantitative techniques room

This is the area of the laboratory that is equipped for the development of quantitative techniques, through the production of quantitative primary data, its analysis and processing and the analysis of statistical data.

Raman Emission Spectrometer

Equipment that performs determinations of materials by Raman Spectrophotometry coupled to a confocal microscope.

Rat and rabbit Ventilator

Ventilation equipment for animals weighing between 250 and 10 kg.

Real-Time PCR System

Real-time PCR is a technique that combines amplification and detection in a single step by correlating the PCR product of each cycle with a fluorescence intensity signal. They consist of a thermal cycler coupled to an optical system, which monitors the signal of the fluorophores used to detect the amplified product. Because the fluorescence of the fluorophores increases as the product is amplified, the amplification and detection processes are combined in a single step.

Real-time quantitative PCR system

Equipment for the realisation of quantitative PCR tests.

Real-time quantitative PCR system

Equipment for the realisation of digital quantitative PCR tests.

Refrigerated Microcentrifuge

Refrigerated microcentrifuge for 1.8mL tubes.

Refrigerated centrifuge with rotors - Eppendorf

Centrifuge with rotors for cell pelleting.

Refrigerated centrifuge with rotors - Heraeus

Centrifuge with rotors for cell pelleting.

Rodent blood pressure equipment

A device designed to measure non-invasive tail blood pressure in rats and mice in up to 4 animals simultaneously.

Room for conversational techniques and observation (qualitative techniques room)

This is the area of the laboratory that can be used for discussion groups and/or group interviews and their viewing.

SP2 confocal microscope

The confocal microscope allows us to visualise samples with different fluorescent markings obtaining images of great sharpness and quality due to the fact that the image obtained is not contaminated by light emitted outside the focal plane. Thanks to this confocality feature, it allows us to perform three-dimensional reconstructions from optical sections.

Sample preparation: cryostat, microtome and paraffin embedding system

The cryostat, also known as cryotome, is a freezing microtome used for cutting slices of frozen material. It’s located on a cold room’s interior.

The microtome is used to make histological cuts that vary in thickness. It’s a precision tool allowing to obtain uninterrupted series of cuts of even and specific thickness.

The paraffin embedding system is a perfusion of paraffin itself within tissues which creates a homogeneous medium allowing to make cuts of little thickness with ease and precision.

Separating flow cytometer

Equipment that determines and quantifies the fluorescence of fluorescent probes attached to different parts of both eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells, organelles, proteins. The emitted fluorescence is collected on different filters limited to a certain wavelength. Fluorescence quantification is associated with the cell parameter being measured, generating quantitative results such as fluorescence intensity, percentage of cell populations, cell count/ML.

The equipment has a cell separation system allowing the physical separation of a given population with different levels of purity. It allows separation under sterile conditions.

Single Crystal X-ray Diffractometer

The D8 Venture Diffractometer is a 3-D single crystal structure determination system. The system covers all typical single crystal applications in organic and inorganic chemistry, solid-state and organo-metallic chemistry, as well as mineralogy and pharmacy. It can be configured for electron density investigations at room or low temperatures, phase transition investigations or high-pressure studies. It also allows all these studies to be carried out with two radiations; Mo or Cu. Obtained through two microsources and their associated optics. The PHOTON 100 detector with CMOS technology, cold light illumination and HD video-microscope.

Spectrofluorometer

Filter-free multi-wavelength measurement for protein quantification, DNA quantification, ELISA, molecular biology.

Spectrophotometer

Full spectrum UV-Vis spectrophotometers for quantifying and assessing the purity of DNA, RNA, protein and more.

Standard greenhouse cabin

Standard greenhouse cabin type "venlo", with control of temperature, relative humidity, CO₂, lighting and irrigation through the Ridder Multima system for regulation, and climate and irrigation control.

Statistical analysis

The UV Statistics Unit works with experts in the use of computer equipment and specific software. The main software used for data analysis is the free R Software.

Substantial gas-flow proportional counter

A proportional counter is an ionising particle detector. Its operation is based on the ionisation produced in particles by an intense electric field passing through the gaseous detection volume. Both radiation types can be simultaneously measured taking into account that, by passing through a material medium, an alpha particle produces a higher specific ionisation than a beta particle of equal energy.

TEM HITACHI HT7800 120Kv

High-contrast 120Kv transmission electron microscope with 20 Mpx CMOS EMSIS XAROSA digital camera.

TEM JEOL jem 1010 100Kv

High contrast 100 Kv transmission electron microscope with 8 Mpx AMT digital camera.

Thermal Cycler

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) is a is a technique for amplifying nucleic acids in vitro, emulating the natural DNA replication process. PCR amplification is achieved using a thermal cycler by raising and lowering the temperature of the samples in a thermoblock in programmed step cycles.

Transcription and analysis room (qualitative techniques room)

This area of the laboratory is used for the development of qualitative techniques, through the transcription of recordings and their subsequent analysis.

Ultracentrifuge

Centrifuge for separation of samples requiring high centrifugation speeds.

Ultrasound Device

An ultrasound is a diagnostic device used to perform ultrasound scans. High-frequency sound waves generate image sequences of organs and formations within the body.

Ultraviolet-visible spectrophotometer (UV-vis)

UV-Vis spectroscopy equipment based on the process of absorption of ultraviolet-visible radiation (radiation with a wavelength between 160 and 780 nm) by a molecule, which allows us to identify the functional groups present in a molecule.

Visera Elite II laparoscopy tower with EVIS EXERA III endoscopy tower and electroscope.

The Visera Elite II tower is the new state-of-the-art platform, offering the highest image resolution and maximum clarity and colour reproduction to facilitate the work of the practitioners. It also has an extra module for the use of a gastroscope in digestive endoscopy.