Molecular Analysis

Epoch2 Microplate Spectrophotometer

Manufacturer: BioTek
Location: PSC 510
Description/Applications: High-performance, flexible monochromator-based multi-mode microplate reader for absorbance with new incubator technology (up to 65ºC) with condensation control allows long-term kinetic analysis for cellular and microbial growth.
Options: 6- to 384-well plate format, cuvettes and Take3™ Micro-Volume Plate
Supporting Documents: Instrument Information

 

Synergy H1 Hybrid Multi-mode Plate Reader

Manufacturer: BioTek
Location: PSC 510
Description/Applications: High-performance, flexible monochromator-based, hybrid multi-mode microplate reader for absorbance, fluorescence intensity, fluorescence polarization, time-resolved fluorescence, and luminescence-based applications. The new incubator technology (up to 65°C) with condensation control allows long-term kinetic analysis. Additional injectors allow for dynamic assays.
Options: 6- to 384-well plate format, cuvettes and Take3™ Micro-Volume Plate
Supporting Documents: Instrument Information

Hidex 300 SL Scintillation Counter

Manufacturer: Hidex
Location: PSC 603
Description/Applications: Automatic Liquid Scintillation Counter with 3 PMT detectors enable triple-to-double coincidence ratio (TDCR) counting, which is an absolute counting method for obtaining counting efficiency of the samples without external or internal standard sources. Samples sizes are 40 (20 mL) or 96 (7 mL). Uses MicroWin software to collect, analyze and export data.
Options: 6- to 384-well plate format, cuvettes and Take3™ Micro-Volume Plate
Supporting Documents: Hidex 300SL User Manaul

F-2500 Fluorescence Spectrophotometer

Manufacturer: Hitachi
Location: PSC 603
Description/Applications: Fluorescence monochromator-based analysis (220-730 nm); Wavelength scanning speeds up to 3000 nm/min; 2 nm resolution. Cuvette format
Supporting Documents: Instrument Manual

 

Jobin Yvon FluoroLog-3 Modular Spectrofluorometer

Manufacturer: Horiba
Location: PSC 510
Description/Applications: Steady-state and time-resolved characterization of fluorescent samples 300 – 600 nm. Features include single-read, kinetic-read, time-resolved scan, 3D excitation / emission scan, and temperature control. Cuvette format.
Supporting Documents: Instrument Manual

 

J-815 Circular Dichroism (CD) Spectrometer

J815CircularDichroismSpectrometerManufacturer: Jasco
Location: PSC 402B
Description/Applications: Circular dichroism (CD) is dichroism involving circularly polarized light. CD spectroscopy has a wide range of applications: characterization of a protein’s secondary structure (a-helix, ß-sheet), detection of structural changes and stability upon mutagenesis, pH ranges, temperatures, denaturants, buffers, stabilizers, etc. J-815 features peltier temperature control system, standard CD measurement as well as UV/Vis absorbance.
Supporting Documents: Instrument Usage Guide Jasco J-800 Series Users Guide

Oxford NMR AS400

Manufacturer: Oxford
Location: PSC 402G
Description/Applications: Two-channel superconducting 400 MHz NMR Spectrometer that produces very high-resolution data. Liquid and solid samples are achievable for structural analysis and identification of organic molecules.
Supporting Documents: Please contact TRLab.

 

Lmax Luminometer

LmaxLuminometerManufacturer: Molecular Devices
Location: PSC 510
Description/Applications: Supports a variety of luminescence based assays including ELISA and immunoassay, reporter gene assays, enzyme assays, etc.
Options: 96- or 384-well plate
Charges: Pharmacy: $10/hr; Other USC: $12/hr. 30 min minimum reservation time.
Supporting Documents: Instrument Brochure

1450 MicroBeta TriLux Liquid Scintillation and Luminescence Counter

Manufacturer: Perkin Elmer
Location: PSC 603
Description/Applications: High efficiency, low background counting of beta, gamma, and glow luminescence samples in a 24- or 96-well microplate or a 4 mL vial.
Supporting Documents: Instrument Manual

 

EnVision 2103 Multi-Mode Plate Reader

Manufacturer: Perkin Elmer
Location: PSC 510
Description/Applications: Supports a variety of applications including absorbance, fluorescence, fluorescence polarization, luminescence, time-resolved fluorescence and time-resolved FRET.
Supporting Documents: EnVision User Manual

 

Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) DS-8500

Manufacturer: Perkin Elmer
Location: PSC 402B
Description/Applications: Thermal analysis technique used to detect transitions like melts, glass transitions, phase changes, and curing; Features double-furnace technology with fast controlled scanning rates up to 750˚C/min, which directly measures the heat flow difference between two independent furnaces.
Supporting Documents: Instrument ManualGeneral Quick Guide

Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) DynaPro Plate Reader II

Manufacturer: 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. Features temperature control, automated kinetics measurement settings in 96-, 384- or 1536-well plate format
Supporting Documents: User’s Guide; Compatible Plates