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Chemistry and Biochemistry
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  • Facilities & equipment

    Fast Protein Liquid Chromatography

    Equipment 66a

    AKTA Purifier UPC 10 System

    • Desktop Controller
    • Frac-920 Fraction Collector
    • Various sample Loops
    • BufferPrep Kit



    Multi-Mode Microplate Reader
    BIOTEK Synergy 2 SLFAD Model

    • Gen5™ Reader Control and Data Analysis Software
    • Time-Resolved Fluorescence, AlphaScreen, Luminescence and UV-Visible Absorbance
    • TAKE3™ Module
    • Automated Injection Module

    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
    Bruker Avance III 400 MHz Spectrometer with an UltraShield Plus Magnet System

    • Dual channel observe
    • BBFO (broadband observe) probe, capable of 19F/1H decoupling and 19F/1H noe experiments
    • BBI (broadband indirect detect) probe
    • 60-sample autosampler
    • Temperature regulation to -50 C with a BCU-X extreme regulation system

    Circular Dichroism Spectrometer (expected delivery January 2011)

    • Aviv Model 420 Circular Dichroism spectrometer
    • Wavelength range: 160 nm-850 nm
    • Air-cooled Xenon lamp
    • Thermostated cell holder with peltier device

    Atomic Force Microscope
    Agilent 5420/5500 AFM/STM System 

    • Temperature Control -10 C to +200 C
    • MAC Mode III Controller
    • Environmental Control
    • Scanners and Nosecones to enable imaging of a wide range of samples

    Infrared Spectrometers

    • Nicolet 380 FTIR
    • Midac Prospect FTIR (2)
    • Bruker Equinox 55 with DTGS and MCT Detectors (Dow Corning Foundation Grant)

    UV-VIS Spectrophotometers

    • Shimadzu UV 2101PC with Scanning Monochrometer (0.1 nm resolution)
    • Ocean Optics USB-ISS-UV/VIS (6)

    Gas Chromatography

    • Gow-Mac 350 Thermal Conductivity (6)

    High-Pressure Liquid Chromatography
    HP 1100 GPC 
    (Dow-Corning Foundation Grant)

    • Variable Wavelength UV/VIS Detector
    • Wyatt miniDAWN Multi-Angle Light-Scattering Detector

    GC-Mass Spectrometer 
    Varian Saturn 2000

    • Varian 3800 GC
    • Ion-Trap Mass Spectrometer

    Shimadzu RF-5301

    • Double Scanning Monochrometers
    • Variable Temperature Cell Holder

    Ocean Optics USB4000

    • 450nm LED Excitation Source

    Ion Chromatography
    Diorex IC-90

    Beckman J2-HS

    Contact-Angle Goniometer
    AST 2500 XE Video (Dow Corning) 

    Differential Scanning Calorimeter
    PE DSC-7 (Dow Corning)

    Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) Spectrometer
    GWC SPR 100 Imaging Spectrometer