Biotek Epoch 2 Microplate reader 

For conducting various UV-Vis absorbance assays & monitoring microbial culture experiments.

Key features:

Capable of using 6-384 well plates.

Filter-free UV-Vis wavelength selection from 200 to 999 nm in 1 nm increments.

 4-Zone incubation to a temperature range of ~65°C & condensation control.

Optizen Nano handler-Spectrophotometer

Takes both nano-scale and cuvette based measurements.

Mainly used for quantification & checking purity of nucleic acids such as DNA & RNA.

Path length0.2 ~ 0.5 mm
Sample size0.5 ~ 3.0 μl 
Concentration range1~7500ng/μl (dsDNA)
Lower limit of detection5ng/μl (dsDNA)
Maximum concentration 5000ng/μl (dsDNA)
DNA reproducibility (net tolerance)<±1.0%
(ds-DNA, at 1000ng/μl)

Optizen 2120UV Plus Spectrophotometer

Used for 1mL cuvette based absorbance measurements.

For turbidmetric cell density measurement as well as other quantification assays for proteins, exopolysaccharides & other molecules. 

Spectral Bandwidth
< 1nm
Wavelength Range
Wavelength Accuracy
< ±0.5nm
Stray Light
0.05%T at 220 & 340nm
Photometric Range
-0.1 to 3.0A, o to 125%
± 0.002Abs/hour
Light Source
Tungsten-Halogen lamp & Deuterium lamp

Clean bench

For conducting microbial experiments.


  • Hepa-filter
  • Fan 
  • UV Lamp
  • Lamp

Coy Lab's Vinyl anaerobic chamber

For anaerobic culturing of microbes.

Incubators (shaking & non-shaking)

Conducting aerobic culture experiments.