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Animal House

The Animal House at IMBB is an independent facility consisting of: the main SPF unit which houses 3000-4000 mice for the reproduction and maintenance of pure inbred, outbred, transgenic and knockout strains...

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Animal Cell Culture

Since 1985, IMBB maintains a self-contained Cell Culture Facility that houses all equipment needed for the growth, maintenance, and analysis of animal cells. The facility provides basic support to investigators...

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Histology lab

Tissue preparation can include embedding and sectioning soft and hard tissues, as well as metallic and ceramic implants. Soft tissues can be prepared in paraffin, sectioned, and stained...

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FACS - Sorting

The IMBB Cell - Sorting Facility supports the scientific community of Crete for operator-based cell sorting analysis in Basic and Developmental Research. Available technology includes...

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Electrophysiology Unit

The Electrophysiology Unit was established in 2007 with the generous support of the A.G. Leventis Foundation, and has since been significantly upgraded. The Unit contains all the necessary equipment for performing both field and patch-clamp recordings from brain slices and/or cell cultures.

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Protein Crystallography

Protein Crystallography activities of IMBB are equipped with appropriate incubators for bacterial cell growth, a fermentor, sonicators for cell lysis, protein purification apparatus (centrifuges, liquid chromatography systems...

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Macromolecular analysis

Spectrofluorometer: Carry Eclipse, is a photon counting, computer controlled spectrometer equipped with a double grating excitation and a single grating emission monochromator. The instrument can be used for intrinisic...

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Fermentation

IMBB maintains a Fermentation Facility (FF) that focuses on controlled production of biomass (mainly microbial) over a wide range of controlled conditions (temperature, pH, aeration, stirring, etc). The Fermentation Facility was established in 1988...

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Gel Imaging

The facility is equipped with a Storm 840 Gel and Blot Imaging System. The STORM 840 Phosphorimager is a multiuser instrument with radioactive and nonradioactive detection capabilities...

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Advanced Microscopy Unit

The Zeiss-Biorad Confocal microscope unit features the following capabilities DICM (Differential Interference Contrast Microscopy). FC/DF/EF (Phase Contrast / Dark Field / Epifluorescence-microscopy)...

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Bioinformatics Support Group

Technological developments in the area of next generation sequencing (NGS) led to a rapidly increasing rate of production of genome-wide biological data, allowing for an unprecedented view of protein-DNA interactions, RNA quantitation and characterization of the epigenetic landscape.

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