Biochemistry Departmental Equipment

The equipment listed on this page is typically available for all users in the department to access for their research needs. By sharing the equipment labs are able to access equipment that is either not regularly used or might be cost prohibitive for an individual lab to purchase and maintain.

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Direct Detect IR Spectrophotometer


Used to quantify proteins, lipids, peptides using IR absorbance properties.

DNAstar Qseq and NGen Software


Provide Qseq and NGen software packages via Biochem IT. This is in addition to the DNA Star Lasergene Core Suite.

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Fotodyne Gel Doc


Updated software and hardware to allow researchers to continue utilizing the Gel Doc system with modern Windows operating systems. The camera in the Gel Doc system was updated to a 2.0 MP camera allowing higher resolution gel images. The new computer configuration allows users to quickly and easily transfer their images directly to the Biochemistry File Server.

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GE Typhoon FLA 9000 Gel Imaging Scanner


Typhoon FLA 9000 is a fast laser scanner optimized for quantitative phosphorimaging, ECL Plus Westerns, visible single fluorescence and gel documentation.

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High Performance Centrifuge


Spin down culture volumes for protein purification

High-Performance Centrifuge


It can be used in harvesting cells for protein purification, in protein precipitations and solubility assays, and in clarifying solutions.

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iBright CL1000


Imaging system for protein gels by white light (Ponceau, silver, or Coomassie stains) or of Western blots by chemiluminescent signal (horseradish peroxidase and alkaline phosphatase substrates); and of nucleic acid gels with ethidium bromide or SYBR dye staining.

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Incubator Shaker


Refrigerated console incubator shaker.

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Infinite® F500 Microplate Reader


Filter based Microplate reader for absorbance or fluorescence measurements

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Infinite® M1000 PRO


Microplate readers are capable of measurement of absorbance (single point or scan), fluorescence (single point or excitation/emission scans), fluorescence polarization, luminescence, luminescence dual color, luminescence scan and Alpha Screen/Alpha LISA.