About ABI

Agro-Biotechnology Institute (ABI) undertakes Research, Development and Commercialization projects related to agro-biotechnology in cooperation with various universities, research institutions and industry players

Role & Funtions 

  • Generating technology, knowledge and products from R&D in agri-biotechnology for agricultural development;
  • National referral centre for agro-biotechnology;
  • Generate highly specialized human capital  for sustainable development of agri-biotechnology industry;
  • Linking Malaysia in various network and organization at the international biotechnology; as well as strengthen existing networks and relationship among local organization of agricultural biotechnology 


Services & Analysis Platforms Offer

Genomic Platform

  • PCR MAchine (Eppendorf)
  • Real-Time PCR (BioRad)
  • Electroporator (Bio-Rad)
  • Gene Expression Analysis
  • Bioanalyzer (Agilent)


  • Isoelectric Focusing (Protean i12 & IPGphor II)
  • 1D & 2D Gel Electrophoresis System (Bio-Rad & Amersham Bioscience)
  • Gel Imager & Scanner (Bio-Red)
  • Proteomic Analysis Software (Progenesis Samespots, LCMS Progenesis, Quantity One, PD Quest)
  • Protein Identification via MALDI TOF/TOF (Bruker)
  • Protein Identification via nanoHPLC LCMS Ion
  • Trap (Bruker)
  • Intact Protein Molecular Weight Determination
  • Tryptic In Gel / Solution Digestion
  • Western Blot System (Bio-Rad)

Chromatography Platform

  • Qualitative & Quantitative Analysis of Compounds via LC-Q-TOF 6550 I Funnel (Agilent)
  • Qualitative & Quantitative of Volatile Compounds Analysis via GC-Triple Quadrupole (Bruker)
  • Volatile Compounds Analysis via GC-FID/Q (Agilent)
  • UPLC (Waters)
  • HPLC (Thermo Scientific)
  • Fast Protein Liquid Chromatography (AKTA Purifier)
  • Centrifugal Partition Chromatography (Armen Instrument)
  • Capillary Electrophoresis (Beckmann Counter)

Spectroscopy Platform

  • Structure Elucidation via Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (Agilent)
  • NMR Profiling Analysis (Agilent)
  • FTIR Analysis (Perkin Elmer)
  • Element Analysis using ICP-MS (Agilent)
  • UV Viss Spectrophotometer (Perkin Elmer)
  • Spectrophotometer (Optizen)

Tissue Processing & Imaging Platforms

  • Histology Processing System (Leica)
  • Automated Karyotyping System (Olympus)
  • Atomic Force Microscope (Park System)
  • Confocal Microscope (Nikon)
  • Inverted Fluorescence Microscope (Olympus)
  • Inverted Fluorescence Microscope with Micromanipulator (Leica)
  • Stereo Microscope (Leica)

Cell & Tissue Culture Platforms and Animal Study Facilities

  • Toxicity & Cytotoxicity Analysis using MTT Assay
  • Fluorescent Activated Cell Sorting
  • Analysis using BD Influx Flow Cytometer (Becton Dickinson)
  • Cellular Imaging using Cell Reporter (Molecular Device)
  • IVC Cage for Animal Study (Techniplast)
  • Non-Invasive Blood Pressure Machine (CODA)

Food Analysis & Processing Platforms

  • Proximate Analysis (Moisture, Crude Protein, Crude Fat, Crude Fibre & Carbohydrate)
  • Fat Analysis (Peroxide & Iodide Value, Acidity, FFA, Cloud Point & Color)
  • Heavy Metal & Mineral Analysis via ICP-MS (Agilent)
  • Microbiological Analysis (Total Plate Count, Coliform, E.coli, S.aureus, Salmonella, Yeast & Mold)
  • Vitamin Analysis
  • Preservative Analysis
  • Moisture Analyzer (Precisa)
  • Colorimeter (Hunterlab)
  • Rheometer (TA Instrument)
  • Spray Dryer
  • Non-thermal Food Processing via High-Pressure Processing (HPP) (Avure) & Pulse Electric Field (PEF)
  • Microwave Oven Digestor (Milestone)

Bioreactors & Cultivation Platforms

  • 100L Bioreactors (Infors-HT)
  • Plant Tissue Culture Facilities
  • Isolation & Identification of Microbes (CFU Count, PCR Identification etc)
  • Production of Microbes in Flask
  • Seaweed & Algae Culture Facilities

Experimental Aquatic Breeding Platform

  • Indoor Hatchery
  • Pellet Machine for Feed Formulation
  • Electroporator (Bio-Rad)
  • Training & Consultation

Mushroom Spawn Production & Cultivation Platforms

  • Spawn Production Facilities
  • Training & Consultation

Compound Extraction Platform

  • Supercritical Fluid Extraction (SFE Technologies)
  • Rotary Evaporator (Buchi)
  • Freeze Dryer 4L and 6L (Labconco)
  • Microplate Reader (Biotek)


  • Molecular Biology (Transformation and Gene Expression, Transcription, Proteomic)
  • Chromatography & Spectroscopy)
  • Cell Culture & MTT Assay
  • Microbiology
  • Flowcytometry Analysis
  • Mushroom Cultivation


FIZZY ANNONA: Soursop Extract With Mas Cotek HerbS

FIZZY ANNONA contains refreshing soursop (Annona muricata) fruit extract as the main in-gredient. Soursop fruit is high in  vitamin C, fi¬bre, Phosphorus, Calcium and Fructose. “Mas Cotek” (ficus deltoidea) is another medicinal local herbs that can be consumed by both men and women who want to remain active and healthy.


FIZZY ANNONA: Soursop Extract With Kacip Fati- mah Herbs

FIZZY ANNONA contains refreshing soursop (Annona muricata) fruit extract as the main ingredi-ent. Soursop fruit is high in vitamin C, fibre, Phos-phorus, Calcium and Fructose. FIZZY ANNONA en-hanced by infusing soursop with local traditional herb “Kacip Fatimah”(Labisa pumila) in the effer-vescent granules cater specially for women.

LiPro®5000 Workstation

LiPro®5000 Workstation is a versatile liquid propagation system / low cost bioreactor sys¬tem for growing various types of organs and tissues such as mycelium and young seedlings.

Tiger Milk Mushroom (Tuber)

Tuber/sclerotium of Tiger Milk Mushroom has been scientifically proven to contain various biologically active substances including flavo- noids, terpenoid, polysaccharides and glyco- peptides that demonstrate significant anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-proliferative and immuno-modulating effect.


Tiger Milk Mushroom (Powdered Form)

The crude powder of this mushroom has been sold as a health supplement to maintain gen¬eral health, strengthen immune system, respir¬atory health concern, cough, allergy and joint pain.


Rhinobooster is a product containing extract of tuber from our in house cultivated tiger’s milk mushroom. Each bottle of Rhinobooster healthy drink contains 50 mg of freeze dried polysaccharide-rich extract to boost body im-mune system and also as an antioxidant agent.

Agarwood Inoculum

Production of inoculum formulation as inducer for formation of agarwood in Aquilaria trees. This formulation can be injected into the Aqui¬laria trees from the age of 2 years and above. This inoculum may plays the roles of interac¬tion with the trees and spread to form resin.

Halal Formulated for Fish Feed Pellet

Feed pellet formulation is essentially applied nutri-tion. Precise understanding of these terms is essen-tial to their correct nutrient requirements.

Nutritional Supplements for Animal and Aquaculture Feed

Trace minerals, minerals, amino acids and vita-mins help animal and aquaculture species im-prove performance in a variety of important ways including optimal growth, immunity and reproduction.


A Silage Fermentation Enhancer

Visit us

Agro-Biotechnology Institute, Malaysia (ABI), National Institutes of Biotechnology Malaysia, C/O MARDI Headquaters, 43400 Serdang Selangor

Call us

Tel: +603 8949 5600
Fax: +603 8938 1026

For Service, Training, Workshop & Incubation Program:

+603 8949 5707 / 5697 / 5746

For Service, Training, Workshop & Incubation Program:

+603 8949 5620