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Equipment

Structural studies by the use of cryoEM can be divided into several steps from production of suitable specimens to analysis using image processing tools. The following equipment is available:

  • Labs well equipped for molecular biology and protein chemistry work
  • Equipment for producing EM specimens, for instance a carbon evaporator and a plunge freezing device.
  • An FEI 120 kV electron microscope with several cryo holders
  • A JEOL 3000SFF electron microscope with a liquid helium cooled specimen stage (This microscope is located at our affiliated lab in Lund, 4 hours from the CSB lab).
  • Tietz CCD cameras attached to the microscopes.
  • Dark room facilities for film handling.
  • An optical bench for quick evaluation of films.
  • A Zeiss SCAI scanner.
  • Computers and software for processing both crystal data (MRC package) and images of single particles (Spider, EMAN).


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