INSTRUMENTS AVAILABLE IN PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY LAB

 

Name of Instrument

Maker (Model No.)

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Hot Plate Analgesiometer

 

Specifications

  Footswitch to start, stop and ready the instrument.

Temperature sensor is located in the centre of the black anodized plate.

  Keypad, allow all parameters to be entered for the test

IITC Life science (39)

 

Application

 

Used to measure the analgesic activity of Rodents

 

Digital Paw Pressure Randall Selitto Instrument Mice and Rats

Electronic Randall Selitto test system

 

  Footswitch are provided to for operating the instruments.

  Pressure applicaator

IITC Life science (2500)

 

Application

 

To measure the pain threshold

 

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Digital Plethysmometer

Specifications

 

  Footswitch are provided to for operating the instruments.

  Acrylic stand with Electronic unit to measure the volume

 

IITC Life science (2500)

 

Application

 

To measure the effectiveness of anti-inflammatory agents to reduce edema conditions digitally on both mice and rat

 

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Microprobe Digital Thermometer

 

 

 

Specifications

 

  BAT-12 reads to-100C to +200C with 0.1 resolutions.

  Super Accuracy and Fast Readings

  Auto Corrected for Ambient Temperature

 

Physitemp instrument INC Model (BAT-12)

 

 

Application

 

For measuring the temperature

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rotamix-5

Specifications

  Number of Exercise Lanes: 4

  Rotarod Spindle Speed Range: 0 - 99.9 RPM

  Acceleration Increments: 0.1 RPM per second. to 20.0 RPM per second

  Mouse Spindle Dimensions: 3.0 cm x 9.5 cm

 

  Rat Spindle Dimensions: 7.0 cm x 9.5 cm

  Fall height From Rod center: 44.5 cm

  Unit Dimensions(LxWxH): 61cm X 56cm X 77cm

  Animal Detection Method: Scanning infrared beam(32) sensors monitor animals absence from rod assembly.

  Communication (optional): RS-232 to RS422(CIBUS) Multi drop. (Max of 64

devices)

Columbus Instruments (0254-2002L)

 

Application

 

Muscle relaxant activity of rodents

 

 

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PACS-30

 

Specifications

 

  Performs both Active and Passive Avoidance Testing

  Supports operation of up to 30 boxes

  Standard visual and acoustical stimuli

  Avoidance Cage Dimensions: 19"L x 9"W x 10.75"H (48cm x 23cm x 27cm)

  Motion Detection Method: Multiple Infrared Beams

 

 

Columbus Instruments

 

 

 

 

 

 

Application

 

 

 

Used for Active and passive avoidance behavior

 

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Opto-Varimex-4

 

Specifications

 

  Number of beam light are 4 to 6, depending on the sensor size and type

  Beam diameter is 0.0125 inches and beam length is 875 nm.

  Control unit 35 cm*29 cm* 10 cm

 

 

Columbus Instruments

 

Application

 

 

Activity of drugs on rodents

 

 

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Digital stereo taxis

 

 

Specifications

 

  EZ clips,Non sterile, Box/200

  EZ clip applier

  EZ remover

  Dermo moto tool

  The large LED display is also useful for surgeries performed in low light, or constrained environments where reading the vernier scale is difficult.

 

 

 

 

Stoelting (51500D)

 

Application

 

It is used to perform surgeries on both mice and rat with greater speed and accuracy due to the digital display

 

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Sociability Apparatus

 

Specifications

 

  Main enclosures divided in to 3 components.

  Width, depth and height is

60 cm*40cm*22cm

  Connected to Any Maze video tracking software.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stoelting (60450)

 

Application

 

 

It is used to perform autistic-like behaviors in rodents

 

 

 

 

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Open field

 

Specifications

 

  The open field arena had semi-transparent (frosted) Perspex

walls, with an internal diameter

of 40 x 40 cm.

  Connected to Any Maze video tracking software.

 

 

 

 

 

Stoelting (60100)

 

Application

 

The Open Field is broadly used to assess exploratory

behavior, and is validated for use in the measurement of anxiety-related

Behaviors.

 

 

 

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T maze for Mouse and Rat

 

Specifications

 

  Walls fit solidly in slotted base, but lift off for easy cleaning.

  base plate is grey and non reflective

  Connected to Any Maze video tracking software.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stoelting (60181,60281)

 

Application

 

 

It is used largely in preference and spatial learning tasks.

 

 

 

 

Elevated Plus Maze ANY-maze Bundle

Elevated Plus maze for rat and mouse

 

 

Specifications

 

  Lane width,Arm length, Wall height, Leg height are 10*50*40*40cm

for Rat and 5cm*35*15*40cm for Mouse.

  Walls fit solidly in slotted base, but lift off for easy cleaning.

  base plate is grey and non reflective

  Connected to Any Maze video tracking software.

 

 

 

 

 

Stoelting (60140,60240)

 

Application

 

 

It is used to assess anxiety-like behavior in Rodent. The maze exploits the conflict between the innate fear that rodents have of

Open areas versus their desire to explore novel environments.

 

 

 

Animal+Respirator-Compact

 

 

TSE Animal Respirator Compact

 

Specifications

 

  The individual adjustment of ventilation parameters like as breathing frequency, inspiration length, plateau length - and pressure parameters such as EIP value (end-inspiratory pressure), EIP Limit (maximal trachea pressure during inspiration), etc.

is possible

 

 

 

TSE system

 

Application

 

 

It is used for the respiration of small laboratory animals

such as mice and young rats

 

 

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Rodent shocker

 

Specifications

 

  Stimulation Frequency 50 Hz or 60 Hz according to supply frequency

  Stimulus Duration 0.1 sec to 9.9 sec in steps of 0.1 sec, selected after

  pressing a button, the selected time is indicated

  Constant current, fully floating

Output Current 0 to 300 mA, 0 to 150 mA, 0 to 100 mA

  Limitation of Maximum 250 V, 500 V, 750 V in 3 steps, selected by button

 

 

HSE Haverd instrument (Type 221)

 

 

Application

 

Testing the anticonvulsant drug on mice and rat by using eye and ear electrode

 

 

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Radnoti Lagendorff system

 

 

Specifications

 

  Stand Assembly

  Water jacket heart chamber with a collecting trap perfusate manifolds and valves

  Water jacket reservoir with aerators and peristaltic and thermal circulator pump

  Power Lab 26 T and software

 

 

AD Instruments (PTK28-220)

 

Application

 

It is used the examination of cardiac contractile strength and heart rate without the complications of an intact animal.

 

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8 Channel Organ bath

with Power Lab

 

 

Specifications

 

  Automatic filling and emptying of organ bath tube using controller knobs on control panel

  Compact and robust design

  Precise control over bubbling speed from control panel

  Maintenance Free- Use of Teflon stopcock based system in place of solenoid valve

  Available with analogue and digital temperature controller

  No leakage- Thick perspex single joint tank

  No glass parts- Organ bath tube is made of P. P. And reservoir coil is made of perspex making system breakage free and maintenance free

  Uniform Temperature- Inbuilt water circulation pump for uniform temperature control

 

 

 

 

Orchid Scientific (PTK28-220)

 

Application

 

In vitro response of drug in Isolated tissue.

 

Power Lab 26T with Bridge AMP

 

 

 

 

 

AD Instruments, Australia

 

 

Application

 

Recording the Blood pressure, ECG and HRV (Diastolic, Systolic, pulse pressure)

Mettler Toledo ML204 NewClassic Analytical Balance with Draft Shield, 220 g Capacity, 0.0001 g Readability

 

Digital Balance

 

 

Specifications

 

  Capacity 220 grams

  Display Backlit Display

  Overall Height 331 mm

  Overall Length 290 mm

  Overall Width 193 mm

  Readout Accuracy 0.0001 grams

  Size 220g Capacity

 

 

Mettler-Toledo (ML204/A01)

 

Application

 

Weighing the chemical

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Optical Upright Microscope

 

 

Specifications

 

  Binocular Research Microscope

  Anti fungus optics and High performance aspheric lenses

  SMPS circuit Illumination System

  Parfocality & precentred objectives

 

Olympus (CH 20i)

 

Application

 

 

 

Used for microscopic study

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Gel Electrophoresis unit (vertical and horrizontal setup) and Blotting Assembly

 

Specifications

 

  Sub- cell R GT Agarose gel electrophoresis

  Mini proteinR Tetra cell

  Trans-BlotR SD Semi-Dry Electrophoretic Transfer Cell

 

Bio-Rad

 

 

 

Application

 

 

Use for electrophoresis and transfer of DNA,RNA and protein

 

 

 

 

UV Transilluminator

 

Specifications

 

  Sub- cell R GT Agarose gel electrophoresis

  Mini proteinR Tetra cell

  Trans-BlotR SD Semi-Dry Electrophoretic Transfer Cell

Ge NeiTM (107171)

 

 

Application

 

 

Use for visuliading the DNA

 

 

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Multiscan FC

 

Specifications

 

  Plate Type 96-well plates

  Light Source Quartz-halogen lamp

  Detector Type Photodetector

  Wavelength Selection Filters

  Wavelength Range 340 to 850nm

  Filters 8-position filter wheel; filters installed was 405 nm,450 nm,492 nm,550nm,620nm,690nm

 

 

Thermofisher Scintific

 

Application

 

 

Immunoassays (ELISA), protein assays, endotoxins, cytotoxicity and proliferation assay

 

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CO2 Incubator

 

 

  Temperature range from 4C above ambient to 50C.

  Sealed, inner glass door allows observation of samples without disturbing cultures.

  RS-232 and 25mm access ports for use with external instruments.

  IR sensor comes standard for specific and accurate control of CO2 levels. IR sensor comes standard for specific and accurate control of CO2 levels.

 

 

Eppendorf

(C017EM601895)

 

 

Use for cell culture and bacteria incubation

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Veriti 96-Well Thermal Cycler

 

 

  Temperature Range: 4.0-99.9 C.

  Ramp Rate: Max Block Ramp Rate 3.9 C⁄Sec, Max Sample Ramp Rate 3.35 C⁄Sec

  Tm Calculator

  Temperature Uniformity: <0.5 C (20 sec after reaching 95 C)

 

Applied Biosystem

(2990225536)

 

 

amplification of specific DNA fragments by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deep freezer (-20C)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mehrotra Biotech

 

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Spinix vortex shaker

Specifications

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tarsons

 

Application

 

 

Use for vortexing

 

 

 

 

 

 

Digital Wheel type swimming appratus

 

 

Techno

Application

 

 

Use for the study of depression

 

 

 

 

 

Cook's Pole climbing appratus

 

 

 

 

Techno

Application

 

 

Use for the study of depression

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Audiogenic test chanber

 

 

 

Techno

Application

 

 

Use to provides auditory stimulus for evaluation of ataraxic agents

 

 

 

 

 

 

Histamine aerosol apparatus

 

 

 

 

Techno

Application

 

 

Use for evaluation of Antihistaminic drug

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parafin dispenser, Slide warming table and tissue floating bath

 

 

 

 

Nexgen

 

Application

 

 

Use for histology experiment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Microtome

 

 

Specifications

 

 

  Imaginative Knife Holder Adjustment

  Safety During Sectioning

 

 

 

 

 

Yorco

 

Application

 

 

Use for cutting the section the tissue