skip to primary navigationskip to content
 

Tissue culture rooms

tissuecultureThe Sainsbury Lab has four purpose-built tissue culture rooms and six stand-alone cabinets. Fitted out by Associated Laboratory supplies, the four purpose-built rooms provide a suitable environment for tissue culture growth, with horizontal side wall air flow distributed across the six shelves, temperature ranges of between 18-28˚C and lights providing a maximum of 200µMoles. Humidity control is not provided within these rooms

In addition to these four rooms, there are six higher spec stand-alone cabinets provided by the Laboratory for groups to use, should they have more specific needs. The five Percival ‘Select Chambers’ and one Conviron A1000 Adaptis (on trial thanks to Conviron) are part of a continuing development of the SLCU tissue culture facilities.

RSS Feed Latest news

Plants feel the heat

Feb 13, 2018

Sainsbury Laboratory scientists have solved a 79-year-old mystery by discovering how plants vary their response to heat stress depending on the time of day.

Fast-talking plants increase flower production within 24-hours of soil nutrient application

Jan 24, 2018

The molecular mechanisms enabling plants to quickly adapt their rate of flower production in response to changing nutrient levels in soil have been revealed by researchers at the Sainsbury Laboratory at the University of Cambridge.

Re-wiring cells by crossing kingdoms

Jan 22, 2018

Game-changing synthetic biology developments that could help address global health and agriculture challenges will be examined at a three-day international synthetic biology symposium at the Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge, this spring (16-18 April 2018).

View all news

SLCU Logo