Centre for Drug Research USM

Radioactivity Detection Facility

Radioactivity Detection Facility

Our radioactivity detection facility offers opportunity to utilize radioactive materials in research.  It is equipped with a liquid scintillation counter, Perkin Elmer Tri-Carb 3110 TR.  The equipment is used to detect radioactivity of low energy radioisotopes particularly β-emitters e.g. tritium and carbon-14.  Storing and use of radioactive materials are in compliance with the guidelines  provided by USM Safety and Occupational Health Unit, Atomic Energy Licensing Board (AELB) and Malaysia Nuclear Agency.

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Centre for Drug Research,
Universiti Sains Malaysia,
11800 USM, Penang, Malaysia.
Tel : +604-658 3444/ +604-653 3888 Ext. 3272  |   Faks : +604-656 8669
E-mail :  dir_cdr@usm.my