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Berkeley Center for Structural Biology (BCSB)

 

Monochromatic protein crystallography

 

Scientific discipline: Structural biology

 

GENERAL BEAMLINE INFORMATION

Operational

Yes

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

Source characteristics

11.4-cm-period wiggler (W11)

Energy range

12,700 eV(fixed)

Monochromator

Asymmetric cut single crystal Si(220)

Measured flux

2.4 x 1011 photons/s at 400-mA ring current, with 1.5-mrad divergence and 100-µm pinhole collimator

Divergence at sample 3.0 (h) x 0.4 (v) mrad (user selectable)
Spot size 100 µm

Endstations

Standard hutch

Detectors

3 x 3 CCD array (ADSC Q315R)

Sample format

Single crystals of biological molecules

Sample preparation

Support labs available; automated sample mounting system

Sample environment

Ambient or ~100 K

Special notes

Computers for data processing and analysis, sample-changing robot available

Scientific disciplines Structural biology

Scientific applications

Macromolecular crystallography, single-wavelength anomalous diffraction (MAD)

Local contact

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Berkeley Center for Structural Biology
Phone: (510) 486-4214
Fax: (510) 486-5664

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Berkeley Center for Structural Biology
Phone: (510) 495-2926
Fax: (510) 486-5664

Spokesperson

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Physical Biosciences Division,
Berkeley Lab
Phone: (510) 486-4225
Fax: (510) 486-5664

Beamline phone number

(510) 495-2054

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