The Protein Structure Lab currently has the following main equipment:

Protein Crystallisation

  • Phoenix Nanodrop crystallisation robot
  • CrystalPro imaging robot
  • Hamilton 8 channel pipetting robot
  • IMPAX microbatch robot

X-ray Diffraction

  • Rigaku MicroMax 007 HF rotating anode X-ray generator
  • Mar354 image plate detector with VariMax HF focussing optics
  • Oxford Cryosystems Cryostream

Protein Expression and Purification

  • Innova 44 stackable incubator shaker
  • Braun 5 litre fermenter
  • Bio-Rad NGC and Biologic chromatography systems

Protein Characterisation

  • Wyatt Multi-Angle Light Scattering (MALS) system
  • JASCO Circular Dichroism Spectropolarimeter with Biologic Stopped Flow
  • Cary UV-Vis and NanoDrop 1000 Spectrophotometers
  • MicroCal differential scanning calorimeter
  • DyanPro dynamic light scattering



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