INSTITUTE OF BIOLOGY, MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY & BIOTECHNOLOGY

 

X-RAY PROTEIN CRYSTALLOGRAPHY FACILITY

 

Funding : OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME "COMPETITIVENESS", Measure 4.5., Action 4.5.1.: INFRASTRUCTURE TO SUPPORT THE LONG TERM VIABILITY OF RESEARCH ACTIVITIES, TECHNOLOGICAL PROMOTION AND DISSEMINATION. Project title: DESIGN AND SYNTHESIS OF BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS.

 

FP7-REGPOT-2008-1, No230146, "EUROSTRUCT"
FP7-REGPOT-2009-1, No245866, "ARCADE"

Record: Installed in September 2010

 

X-ray generator

Features:

• X-ray generator, Oxford Diffraction
• Cu K radiation, =1.54 Å
• Microfocus sealed tube X-ray generator
• CCD detector, diameter 135 mm
• Cryogenic system with liquid nitrogen

 

 

 

 

Protein crystallization robot

Features:

• High-throughput protein crystallization robot 3rd generation, OryxNano Douglas Instruments.
• Stereoscope 160, Leica 16 equipped with a digital camera and polarized light.

There is a controlled-temperature crystallization room, equipped with incubators in temperatures 10, 14, 16 and 20 C

 

 

Automated system for production and purification of recombinant proteins

PCR thermocyclers

Large scale shaking Incubators

Fast Liquid Protein Chromatography apparatus (Akta purifiers UPC10)

Temperature controlled double beam UV/VIS Spectrophotometers (Varian/Carry 100 conc)

Microplate reader Vis/UV/Fluorescence/ Luminescence (Thermo)

Targeted scientific services

 
 

National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF), 48 Vassileos Constantinou Ave., 11635 Athens, Greece, Tel. +302107273700, Fax. +302107246618