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24, chemin de Borde Rouge –Auzeville – CS52627
31326 Castanet Tolosan CEDEX - France

Dernière mise à jour : Mai 2018

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CIRM equipment

The five sites possess a large range of equipments for their activities as a BRC . These equipments are also used for services.


Lyophilisateur/Freeze-dyring system © Inra, P. Portier
Cryoconservateur - © Inra, F. Carreras
Congelateur -80°C - © Inra


Cryo-preservation in liquid nitrogen

Cryo-preservation at -80°C

High throughput screening

Automate de criblage à haut débit/Automated high throughput screening -  © Inra

High throughput robots, Genesis Tecan EVO 2000 and STAR Hamilton, dedicated to the screening of biodiversity and of specific characteristics

Strain authentication and molecular typing

Pulse field gel electrophoresis, CHEF-DR III Bio-Rad, for genome analysis and strain typing

PFGE - © Inra, N. Jacques

Computer Bioscreen controlled incubator  for growth monitoring and the study of parameters affecting growth such as temperature and chemical compounds

Incubateur Bioscreen controlé par ordinateur - © Inra, F. Carreras

Measure of DNA content

Cyromêtre en flux/Flow cytometer - © Inra, N. Jacques

Flow cytometer, CyFlow SL Partec, to measure cell DNA content and ploidy


Dissecting microscope, MSM System SERIES 400 Singer, for the isolation of cells and spores, tetrad dissection and hybrid construction and also image capture

Micromanipulateur/Micromanipulator - © Singer