Microplate for in-situ X-ray and UV Analysis of Protein Crystals
The new microplate dramatically improves the results of in-situ crystal analyses. Its open geometry allows data to be collected directly in the plate within an angular range of up to 80°. An ultra-thin-walled well bottom minimises background scattering significantly. Thanks to the excellent optical properties of CrystalQuick X, the new microplate is ideal for bright-light microscopy as well as applications involving polarised and UV light.
With two flat-bottom crystallisation wells per reservoir, CrystalQuick X makes it possible to test 192 sitting drop samples per plate. The plate features alphanumeric well coding and an additional scale (0.1 x 0.5 mm) which enables the quick estimation of crystal size. The footprint of CrystalQuick X conforms with the ANSI/SBS 1-2004 standard. The plate is therefore compatible with all conventional automatic systems.