The Department is sufficiently equipped for preparation of subcellular fractions (cooling box, homogenizer, centrifuges, ultracentrifuges), for cultivation of cell lines, primary cultures of hepatocytes, precision-cut tissue slices, and helminths (tissue slicer, autoclave, laminar box, CO2 incubators), for enzyme activities assays (thermomixers, spectrophotometers, spectrofluorimeters, HPLC), for immunodetection of proteins (electrophoresis, blotting equipment), for study of biotransformation of xenobiotics and detection, identification and quantification of metabolites (HPLC, UHPLC-MS/MS) and for molecular diagnostic techniques (equipment for PCR, RT-PCR, electrophoresis). 

Important equipment 

Krumdieck Tissue Slicer - Model MD4000 - Details
Tissue slicer

Real-Time PCR System - Details

Real-Time Cell Analyzer - Roche xCELLigence RTCA DP


  • Potter S Homogenizer – B. Braun Biotech International 
  • SONOPULS HD 2070 Ultrasonic homogenizer – Bandelin
  • FastPrep 24TM 5G – MP Biomedicals - Details
  • Homogenizer HG-24 – Biobase - Details

Mass spectrometers
Mass spectrometer LCQ Advantage (3D ion trap), ESI and APCI ionization techniques (installed 2001) – Thermo Scientific

Mass spectrometer LCMS-8030 Triple Quadrupole Liquid Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer (LC-MS/MS) (installed 2012) - Shimadzu


  • HPLC system Agilent 1260 Infinity II – Agilent
  • UHPLC system Agilent 1290
  • HPLC system Agilent – 1200 RR
  • Shimadzu - 10AVP
  • Thermo Scientific – Surveyor

Other equipment

  • Eppendorf thermomixer
  • Eppendorf Concentrator 5301
  • Heraeus Biofuge Stratos Centrifuges
  • Beckman coulter Ultracentrifuge – AVANTI J-30I
  • Sorvall UltracentrifugeS WX 80, OTD Combi
  • CO2 Incubators
    • Hera cell
    • Forma scientific
    • Memmert ICO240med
  • CO2/O2 Incubator - Binder CB-60
  • AURA VERTICAL SD4, Aura 2000 M.A.C - microbiological safety cabinet
  • Three freezers -80 °C (ARCTICO, NEW BRUNSWICK)


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