Protein and Nanoparticle Characterization

DynaPro 2 Particle Size Analyzer

DynaProManufacturer: Wyatt
Location: PSC 510
Description/Applications: Measurement of the hydrodynamic radius of particles, polymers or proteins in a solution in the size range of 2-1000 nm in diameter
Options: Temperature control settings; automated kinetics measurement settings
Other info: 96, 384 or 1536-well plate format
Charges: Pharmacy: $20/hr; Other USC: $24/hr
Supporting Documents: User’s Guide; Compatible Plates

Differential Scanning Calorimeter 8500

DifferentialScanningCalorimeterManufacturer: Perkin Elmer
Location: PSC 402B
Description/Applications: Provides information about protein subunit composition, folding and thermal stability; measures binding thermodynamics
Options: Double furnace with fast controlled scanning rates up to 750˚C/min
Charges: Pharmacy: $10/hr; Other USC: $12/hr
Supporting Documents: Instrument ManualGeneral Quickguide

J-815 Circular Dichroism Spectrometer

J815CircularDichroismSpectrometerManufacturer: Jasco
Location: PSC 402B
Description/Applications: Provides information about protein secondary structure; measures thermal denaturation
Options: Peltier temperature control system; Standard CD measurement as well as UV/Vis absorbance
Charges: Pharmacy: $30/hr; Other USC: $36/hr
Supporting Documents: Instrument Usage Guide