The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Instrumentation

Research instruments hosted by the X-Ray Crystallography Facility
  • Viscotek 802 Dynamic Light Scattering Instrument

    Viscotek 802 Dynamic Light Scattering Instrument

    A state-of-the-art dynamic light scattering instrument matched with powerful but user friendly OmniSIZE software to give the most sensitive and accurate hydrodynamic radius

     

  • Rigaku Microfocus Micromax 007 X-ray generator and Saturn 944+ CCD detector

    Rigaku Microfocus Micromax 007 X-ray generator and Saturn 944+ CCD detector

    The MicroMax™ 007 HF is the most widely used home lab X-ray source for protein crystallography, and the Saturn 944+ is a 94 mm x 94 mm CCD detector optimized for fast data collection for macromolecular crystallography.

     

  • Art Robbins Instruments Phoenix protein crystallization robot

    Art Robbins Instruments Phoenix protein crystallization robot

    The Crystal Phoenix is the ideal protein crystallography dispenser, featuring accuracy, speed and precision to make it the perfect instrument for sitting drop, hanging drop and microbatch reactions.

     

  • Mac Pro graphics workstation

    Mac Pro graphics workstation

    All crystallographic software has been installed on this workstation

     

  • Nikon SMZ1500 stereo-microscope and digital camera

    Nikon SMZ1500 stereo-microscope and digital camera

    Nikon's top-of-the-line stereo microscope, the SMZ1500 covers a zoom range from 0.75x to 11.25x, and offers sophisticated accessories that rival that of advanced compound microscopes -- allowing the scientist to see and photograph any specimen, from macro views to high-magnification micro visualization.

     

  • Fortebio Octet QK

    Fortebio Octet QK

    The first generation Octet to perform label-free quantitation of antibodies, proteins, peptides, DNA and other biomolecules and provide kinetic characterization of biomolecular binding interactions

     

  • Jansi UV microscope

    Jansi UV microscope

    Tryptophan fluorescence at 360 nm, following deep UV excitation at 280 nm, is the basis for this rapid and noninvasive imaging microscope for distinguishing protein and salt crystals in situ.

     

  • Walk-in crystallization room

    Walk-in crystallization room

    Temperature-controlled (4/15/21°C) crystallization tray storage/incubation rooms with capacity for thousands of trays

     

  • Jasco J-1500 Circular Dichroism(CD) Spectrometer

    Jasco J-1500 Circular Dichroism(CD) Spectrometer

 

 

 

  • Formulatrix Rock Imager 182

    Formulatrix Rock Imager 182

    The Rock Imager182 with superior optics is an automated imaging system for protein crystallization. This easy-to-use robot incubates and captures superior quality images of up to 182 microplates on a user-defined schedule.

     

  • SMZ18 Research Stereomicroscope

    SMZ18 Research Stereomicroscope

    Manual 18X zoom stereomicroscope provides bright field images and uniformity in intensity. The SMZ18 has improved S/N ratios and bright, high-contrast images, even in the low magnification range.