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Below is a list of shared instruments available to researchers at Tufts University and Tufts Medical Center. Contact the associated person for access and questions

Accuri C6 Analytical Flow Cytometer
Flow cytometry

Analytical Ultracentrifuge
Determine mass of proteins in solution

Array Reader
Scans and analyzes genotyping and gene expression microarrays

Biomolecular Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Center
For demanding multidimensional, multinuclear spectroscopic applications

Bone Scanner
Measures bone density

Cardiology/Ultrasound Machine
Ultrasound images

A software that analyzes only NMR data for metabolite quantification

Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy
To measure the conformational state of a protein

Digital High Resolution Gamma Camera
Digital gamma image

Digital X-ray Machine
X-ray images

Emboss Server

Determine molecular structure

Fluorescence Spectroscopy
Determine fluorescence emission or exitation spectra

Determine molecular structure

Helical CT Scanner
Tomography images

High-performance Computing Cluster
General purpose scientific computing

Determine trace concentrations of metals in solution

Keck/DURIP Lab
Biophysical characterization: X-ray, AFM, thermal, mechanical, etc.

Linear Accelerator for Small Animals
Radiation therapy for small animals

Mass Spectrometry
Determination of the elemental composition of a sample or molecule and elucidation of the chemical structures of molecules, such as peptides

Mass Spectrometry (GCMS)
Determine molecular mass

Mass Spectrometry (LCMS)
Determine molecular mass

Mass Spectrometry (MALDI-MS)
Determine molecular mass of peptides and proteins

Metabolic Engineering Core
Small molecule analysis

MRI imaging small animals, parts of large animals

Determine molecular structure

Pencil Beam Scanner
Measures bone density

The purpose of this instrument is the visualization and quantitation of radioactivity on gels or TLC’s using a special phosphorimaging screen

Radiology/Ultrasound Machine (Phillips HDI – 3000 ATL)
Ultrasound images

Radiology/Ultrasound Machine (Phillips HDI – 5000)
Ultrasound images

Research Storage
General purpose research storage

SCIID/Keck Center
Cell-cell interactions, signaling in dynamic fashion

Surface Plasmon Resonance
Binding studies

Tissue Engineering Research Center (TERC) – Imaging Facility
High resolution imaging of biological samples

Ultrasound Machine
Ultrasound images

Visualization Wall
Large scale visualization capabilities

X-ray Image Processor

X-ray Machine
X-ray images

X-ray Machine with Fluoroscopy
X-ray images