Monthly Archives: March 2011

Crystallisation Robotics Room

The old equipment in the room 1.81 has finally been decommissioned (R.I.P. BCX3). This room will become the Facility’s Crystallisation Robotics Room, and its refurbishment is well under way. The new equipment, i.e. the crystallisation imager (RockImager 500), will be installed … Continue reading

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ICARUS Usage Statistics

Here is a small report highlighting the statistics for the usage of ICARUS and for the X-ray diffraction data collected for the period from 1 November, 2010 to 28 February, 2011. During this period we had no breakdowns and only … Continue reading

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Sulphur SAD on ICARUS

Protein structure of NK1 fragment of HGF/SF (Hepatocyte Growth Factor/Scatter Factor, PDB-ID codes: 1nk1, 1bht) has been successfully determined using Sulphur SAD (S-SAD) experiments on the in-house Cu Kalpha source (i.e. ICARUS). The protein has molecular weight of about 25 kDa and … Continue reading

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