Macromolecular Crystallography 14.3
The beamline BL 14.3 is a fixed energy beamline for macromolecular crystallography. This beamline can perform X-ray diffraction experiments of very small crystals down to 15 micrometers. This beamline has special equipment to perform X-ray diffraction experiments under controlled variation of crystal hydration. Please find in the table below the characteristic of the MX station at beamline 14.3.
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist
|Energy range||13.87 keV|
|Energy resolution||5 eV|
|Focus size (hor. x vert.)||200 μm ∅|
150 μm ∅
100 μm ∅
70 μm ∅
50 μm ∅
|Phone||+49 30 8062 13432|
|More details||MX 14.3|
|Temperature range||100 - 293 K|
|Detector||• X-fluorescence detector: Amptek X 1-2-3 SDD|
• Pixel-detector: Pilatus 6M CCD
|Sample holder compatibility||Standard magnetic base, 22 mm fixed sample holder length.
For details contact the station manager.
|Goniometer||Arinax MD2-S with Mini-Kappa goniometer MK3|
For more details visit our MX website.
The experimental station is installed at the fixed energy beamline BL14.3 for macromolecular crystallography. This station has special equipment to perform X-ray diffraction experiments under controlled variation of crystal hydration.
The station supports the following experimental techniques:
- De novo structure solution using SAD
- Crystal screening
- High resolution diffraction experiments
- Controlled crystal dehydration using the HX-Lab humidity controller