Radioisotope Unit

IATS has a Category 2 Radioactive Facility in which manipulation of 125 I, 32 P, 35 S, 14 C and 3 H is allowed in the context of biological assays.

The Radioactive Facility is subdivided in several modules:

  1. Proteins and nucleic acids labelling room .
  2. Counter room equipped with solid and liquid scintillation counters and image analysis systems adequate for using with radioactive gels and membranes.
  3. Low activity sample preparation and manipulation room. This module is equipped with centrifuges, chromatography chamber, speed-vacs and hybridization ovens.