Available Services and Technologies

The laboratory covers all the steps involved in the crystallization process including (i) preparation of crystallization conditions, (ii) setup of sitting-drop vapor diffusion experiments and (iii) automatic image capture with remote access, data storage and a UV system for the differentiation of crystals of salt and proteins.

List of services and technologies

Support to researchers in crystallization experiments.

Analysis of sample quality.

Evaluation of sample purity by SDS-PAGE.

Measurement of protein concentration by Edelhoch method at 280 nm (Nanodrop).

Evaluation of monodispersity / aggregation by DLS (DynaPro Protein Solutions).

Over 500 initial conditions are available.

Two storage temperatures: 4 and 18 º C.

Refinement / optimization of conditions with robotic system.

This is the only laboratory in Latin America with an automatic image system equipped with UV / visible and remote access.