Plant Biochemistry Laboratory

Keywords: Plant biotechnology, Botany, culture media, electrophoresis, nucleic acids, proteins

Research and teaching activities are carried out in the plant biochemistry laboratory, B2 room located in via Irnerio 42. The equipment of the laboratory and the presence of specialized technicians allow the preparation of solutions and buffers, the preparation of culture media, extraction of nucleic acids, proteins and secondary metabolites from plant tissues/cells, preparation and running of gel for electrophoresis for proteins and nucleic acids.

Equipment available to the laboratory

- The laboratory is equipped with basic equipment: Speed Vacuum, magnetic stirrers, pH-meter, analytical balances, cells for electrophoretic runs, centrifuges

- There is also a chemical extractor hood.

- Fridge

Refrigerated centrifuge

Electrophoretic cell for proteins

Didactic, training and research activities

The laboratory offers its resources to support:

• Practice of three-year and master's courses in: Biological Sciences (L); Natural Sciences (L); Molecular and cellular biology (LM).

• Preparation of degree and PhD theses;

• Development of research projects

Services and consultancy

The support of specialized technicians on the various sample preparation methods and protocols is always possible.


Cella elettroforetica

Centrifuga refrigerata