CRYSTALLISATION

SWISSCI’s innovative and hugely popular Crystallisation plates are offered in multiple formats. They are ideal for both nano-litre crystallisation screening and micro-litre optimisation. We continue to expand our  range, providing a broader range of tools for Crystallisation experiments. 

Sitting Drop 

Cryo-Crystallography

LCP

Microbatch

Interface Diffusion

SWISSMX CM Supports

Hanging Drop 

Crystallisation Screens

Dialysis

Sitting Drop 

The Sitting Drop range in 2 lens, 3 lens, and 48 well formats are available in 3 polymers and offer easy crystal retrieval. Raised, wide wells allow for effective crystal mounting. The wells are conically-shaped creating a lens effect for perfect illumination.

2 Lens Crystallisation Plates

The MRC Crystallisation Plate comes in a 96-well plate format, allowing easy crystal viewing and retrieval and available in UV, PS or UVXPO.

3 Lens Crystallisation Plates

The 3 Lens Crystallisation Plate is ideal for protein crystallisation, presented in a 96-well plate format and available in 3 polymers.

MRC Maxi 48 Well Crystallisation Plates

The MRC Maxi optimisation plate is a new design for macromolecular crystallisation presented in a 48-well format, available in UVXPO, UVP and PS.

UVXPO Sealing Sheets

SWISSCI’s UVXPO Sealing Sheets are a 50 µm film with 50 µm inert encapsulated silicone adhesive.

Hanging Drop 

The Hanging Drop plug plate is a novel system for protein crystallisation in a 96-well format. For the first time, individual wells can be identified and removed without any disturbance to the growing crystals inside the plate. The  SWISSCI Hanging Drop Crystallisation Plate Seal comes ready to use with dust-free protective coating and speciality polymer base.

Hanging Drop Plug Plate

The Swissci Hanging Drop Crystallisation Plug Plate is a novel system for protein crystallisation in a 96-well format.

Hanging Drop Round Plate Seal (UVP)

The Non-UVP Plate Seal comes with dust free protective coating and specialty polymer base, available in 100 micron

Hanging Drop Round Plate Seal (Non-UVP)

The Non-UVP Plate Seal comes with dust free protective coating and specialty polymer base, available in 100 micron

LCP

SWISSCI Lipidic Cubic Phase Crystallisation (LCP) products facilitate the set up of LCP crystallisation experiments. All components are available individually to allow bespoke user set up.

LCP Screening Kit

The Lipidic Cubic Phase Crystallisation Screening range facilitates the automation and increased throughput of LCP crystallisation set-ups.

LCP Modular Range

The SWISSCI LCP Modular range offers more flexibility to membrane protein crystallographer LCP experiments with three choices of LCP Bases, combined with one of five pre-affixed LCP Double Sided Pressure Adhesives.

LCP XPOL Kit (60μm 7mm)

The Non-UVP Plate Seal comes with dust free protective coating and specialty polymer base, available in 100 micron

LCP XPOL Kit (120μm 7mm)

The Non-UVP Plate Seal comes with dust free protective coating and specialty polymer base, available in 100 micron

LCP Sealing Paddle

The LCP Sealing Paddle activates Pressure Adhesive to ensure a perfect seal.

Wizard Cubic LCP Kit

The tools in the Wizard Cubic LCP (lipidic cubic phase) Kit enable researchers to prepare LCP-type crystallizations by hand. Ideal for low-protein experiments.

Microbatch

The MRC Under Oil 96 Well Crystallisation plate uses oil as a seal and active diffusion mechanism for the purpose of running macromolecular crystallisation under oil. The plate was developed at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (Cambridge, UK) in collaboration with Dr. Jan Löwe and colleagues.

MRC Under Oil Crystallisation Plate (96 Well)

The SWISSCI MRC Under Oil Crystallisation plate is a product desinged for macromolecular crystallisation presented in a 96-well format.

Interface Diffusion

Capillary diffusion offers a broad variable screen in one experiment.

Crystal Harp Crystallisation Plate

The Crystal Harp plate is designed for crystallization based on capillary diffusion and can be used for both crystallization screening and optimization.

MRC UVP Micro-channel Chip

The Swissci UVP Micro-channel Chip features a total of five passive flow-through mixers, which inter mix the smallest liquid volumes within milliseconds.

Dialysis

The disposable Diaplate™ is a 96 well micro-dialysis has a range of applications including Crystallisation. 

Diaplate™ 3.2 μl Capacity Dialyser

 The disposable Diaplate™ is a 96 well micro-dialysis plate ideal for the desalting of protein from very small volumes of up to a maximum of 3.2 μl. The sample solution is pipetted into each of the 96 wells with up to 0.35 ml dialysis solution used for exchange.

Cryo-Crystallography

The Universal V1-Puck (Unipuck) has become one of the most widely used sample storage and shipping containers at synchrotrons around the world.  SWISSCI in collaboration with Rigaku now offer the Unipuck and all necessary tools to the market

Universal V1 Puck and Tools

The Universal V1-Puck (Unipuck) has become one of the most widely used sample storage and shipping containers at synchrotrons around the world.  SWISSCI in collaboration with Rigaku now offer the Unipuck and all necessary tools to the market

Crystallisation Screens

SWISSCI have now added Rigaku Reagents manufactured Crystallisation screens to its catalogue. Screens including JCSG+, Top96, PEG Ion and the Wizard Classic suite are now available directly.

JCSG Screen Series

The Joint Centre for Structural Genomics formatted the JCSG Core Suite screens as a result of analysing over 500,000 high-throughput crystallization experiments.

Wizard Classic Crystallisation Screen Series

The Wizard™ Classic line of random sparse matrix screens is designed to increase your probability of producing crystals 

PEG Ion Crystallisation Screen Series

The PEG Ion series matrix combines the crystallizing power of polyethylene glycols (PEGs) with salts that are commonly found in crystallization conditions.

Wizard Cryo Crystallisation Screen Series

The Wizard Cryo™ line  is designed for scientists who want to avoid the additional step of optimizing a cryoprotectant condition.

Wizard Precipitant Synergy Screen

Discover more protein crystallization hits with this unique screen by employing synergistic effects of mechanistically distinct precipitating agents

The Berkeley Screen

Explores conditions derived from statistical analysis of the Biological Macromolecular Crystallization Database

Wizard Cubic LCP Screen

The Wizard Cubic™ LCP Screen random sparse matrix is designed for the crystallization of biological macromolecules that are embedded within a lipidic cubic phase (LCP) host matrix

SWISSMX CM Supports

SWISSMX CM Supports are designed for high throughput serial data collection from micro-crystals at synchrotrons and XFELS.

SWISSMX CM Supports

SWISSMX CMs are designed and engineered by scientists of the Macromolecular Crystallography group and the Laboratory of Micro and Nanotechnology at the Paul Scherrer  Institute in collaboration with the Institute of Polymer Nanotechnology at Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz.   The polymer-based ultra-thin porous membranes present users with an effective and accessible product for use at MX beamlines.