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Berkeley Center for Structural Biology (BCSB)

 

Multiple-Wavelength Anomalous Diffraction (MAD) and Macromolecular Crystallography (MX)

 

GENERAL BEAMLINE INFORMATION

Operational

Yes

Proposal cycle Proposals for Structural Biology Beamlines (2-month cycle)

Source characteristics

Superbend (5.0 T, single pole)

Energy range

5-16 keV

Monochromator

Double crystal, Si(111)

Measured flux (1.9 GeV, 400 mA)

3.0 x 1011 photons/sec

Resolving power (E/ΔE)

7,000

Divergence
(max at sample)

3.0(h) x 0.5(v) mrad

Measured spot size at sample (FWHM) 100 µm

Endstations

Minihutch

Detectors

3x3 CCD array (ADSC Q315)

Sample format

Single crystals of biological molecules

Sample preparation

Support labs available

Sample environment

Ambient or ~100 K

Special notes

Computers for data processing and analysis are available

Scientific disciplines Structural biology

Scientific applications

Macromolecular Crystallography, multiple-wavelength anomalous diffraction (MAD), single-wavelength anomalous diffraction (SAD)

Local contacts

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Berkeley Center for Structural Biology
Office phone: (510) 495-2594
Cell: (510) 813-4148
fax: (510) 486-5664

 

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Physical Biosciences Division, Berkeley Lab
Phone: (510) 486-4225
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Berkeley Center for Structural Biology
Phone: (510) 495-2926
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University of Oregon

Phone: (541) 346-2572

Fax: (541) 346-5870

Beamline phone number

(510) 495-2082

Website BCSB: http://bcsb.als.lbl.gov/