- Sample Handling
- Akta Explorer 10 for purification
- UV spectrometer
- Fast Gel-system
- Incubators for controlled temperature crystallization
- PH meters, balances
The crystallization laboratory located next to the beam line is available to the users for manipulation of their samples. The Lab is equipped with an AKTA explorer system and a PHAST system (Amersham Pharmacia Biotech Inc., Piscataway, NJ, USA), a UV-VIS spectrometer, a refrigerated centrifuge (< 12000 rpm), three Pine Torres incubators, two stereo microscopes and two LN2 storage dewars. The standard equipment includes a chemical hood, a water purifier (Millipore, MiliQ), a fridge/ (-20oC)freezer, an analytical and semi-analytical balance, pH-meters, glassware, labware, stirrers, heaters, common buffers, chemicals and solvents, etc. are also provided. Users are also guaranteed access to an ice machine and a 4oC walk-in cold room maintained by the X4 PRT, New York Structural Biology Center.