If you are interested in using the VMXi beamline please contact the beamline staff by email or by telephone for full information.
There are 2 options:
1) With prior notice and organisation, we can receive plates delivered in person (no couriers) to site for collection on VMXi.
2) Proteins can be shipped to site either with known crystallisation conditions or requiring screening for crystallisation and we will set up crystallisation in the Crystallisation facility @Harwell prior to collection onn VMXi. You can set plates up with prior arrangement. Please email the crystallisation facility manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
We currently only accept Greiner Crystal QuickXTM plates and MiTeGen In-situ-1TM plates.
We are currently in optimisation mode with the VMXi beamline and potential interested users can contact us if they would like to participate.
Please email the VMXi team or email@example.com for full details.
Once the facility is fully commissioned access will be provided through the Diamond User Office via Diamond’s standard User Access System (http://uas.diamond.ac.uk).
All data will be accessible via the SynchWeb interface.
Please look at the VMXi Manual. Copy the line highlighted in red and view collected images using the adxv software. (See How to view my diffraction images.)
All data are processed using the same pipelines available on other MX beamlines. Datasets from crystals collected in the same well (and soon in designated groups) will be automatically processed together, which can result in complete data sets. Data can be reprocessed via the SynchWeb interface.
See the VMXi Manual:
Copy the line highlighted in red and view collected images using the adxv software.
In the "DLS_Launchers" windows, double click the "ADXV Load" icon. Or at the command prompt type:
Several windows will open, select the image using the "Adxv Load"window
Once the desired image has been selected press "Load". The diffraction image will then appear in the "Adxv View" window.
The icon "ADXV Autoload" icon or the command line switch
We can currently store and collect from plates at 20 degrees.
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