Institut de Biologie StructuraleGrenoble / France

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Microscope associated instruments

Carbon evaporator

Instrument: Emitech K950X
Application: Deposits an homogeneous carbon film onto the surface of a mica sheet or on formvar grids.

Glow discharger

Instrument: Emitech K100X
Application: Makes the surface of the grid hydrophilic/hydrophobic by charging negatively/positively the carbon-coated grid.

Freezing automated system

Instrument: FEI Vitrobot MARK IV
Application: Vitrification of sample by plunge-freezing (preparation of cryo-EM grids).

Film scanner

Instrument: Zeiss/Intergraph Photoscan TD
Application: High resolution scanning of electron micrographs.