Phenotype Microarray @ Institute of Technology Tralee (ITT)

Institution Institute of Technology Tralee (ITT)
County Kerry
Technique Category Other Techniques
Technique Phenotype Microarray

Basic Capabilities

high-throughput screening of bacterial, fungal and mammalian cells.


Equipment Make Technopath
Equipment Model Omnilog


Advantage of Technique/Equipment The system enables one to identify over 1900 species of bacteria and fungi using carbon sources as a metabolic fingerprint and has many applications in analysing microbial communities and characterising microbes. Enables thousands of mammalian cellular phenotypes to be identified and is widely used in cell-based assays including testing cells under diverse growth conditions as well as measuring the effects of genetic changes and drugs on cells in culture.
Limitations of Technique/Equipment

Other Details

Turnaround Time Sample Dependent
Report yes
Interpretation yes
Data on Analyst Experienced postdoctoral researcher or Experienced staff member/Technician
Indicative Price Price Available on Request

Industry Recommendation


Dr Shane O' Connell

Quality & Systems Supports

Quality Management System in Place


Good Manufacturing Practice Status


Preventative Maintenance

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