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X-Ray Crystallography Facility (Structural Biology)

Florida State University

91 Chieftan Way

Institute of Molecular Biophysics

Tallahassee, FL 32306

United States of America

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Primary Contact:

Thayumanasamy Somasundaram

Last Updated: 03/21/2024

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Facility Details

The Institute of Molecular Biophysics multi-user macromolecular x-ray crystallography facility (XRF) provides training, expertise, and assistance for crystallizing and determining the three-dimensional structures of biological macromolecules and their complexes. It is available to all members of FSU and other SUS Institutions.
It has stereo-zoom microscopes, and Rubarth Rumed crystallization incubator maintained at variety of temperatures. The Facility has licensed software for data processing and analysis.
It has an Art Robbins Crystal Gryphon crystallization robot, Formulatrix Rock Imager 01, and Formulatrix Formulator 16.
It has long-term cryo dewars for sample storage and cryo dewar for shipping samples.
The Facility has RAID system to store user data. It also coordinates user data collection at national synchrotron x-ray beamlines.

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