Antibacterial screening assays - Pharmacy

Determination of antibacterial activity (compounds, natural products etc.) by broth microdilution method, screening and dose response.

The antibacterial activity assay is performed in 96-well plate format. In screening assay 16 samples per plate can be tested in triplicate at the single concentration. In dose response assay 2 samples at 8 concentrations.

Primarily, user is expected to provide the bacterial strain for the assays. Availability of strains can also be inquired from the research group of prof. Päivi Tammela by email ( or when submitting project request in iLab.